Archaeological Sites in India: Gingee Fort

Gingee Fort also known as Chenji or Jinji or Senchi in Tamil Nadu, India is one of the few surviving forts in Tamil Nadu, India.
Created On: Feb 18, 2013 12:48 IST

Name: Gingee Fort
Also known as: Chenji or Jinji or Senchi
State: Tamil Nadu
Type: Forts
Built: 9th century and 13th century
Built by: Initially Chola Dynasty and later Vijayanagara Empire
Construction materials: Granite Stones and lime mortar
Current condition: Ruins
Controlled by: Government of Tamil Nadu
Events: National Monument (1921)

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