Gingee Fort, which is likewise known by the name of Chenji Fort, is the main antiquated fortress that still stands in the area of Tamil Nadu. Situated in the area of Villupuram, the stronghold was additionally alluded to as the 'Troy of the East' by the British. Reference of the post is likewise specified in the history as the fortification lauded by Chatrapati Shivaji himself. He positioned this fortification as 'a standout amongst the most secure post of India'.
The genuine Gingee fortification that was worked by the Chola Dynasty in the ninth century was generally littler than the present stronghold, which was remade later on in the thirteenth century. The present type of the fortress was ascribed to the exertion of Shivaji himself. Notwithstanding, the stronghold isn't in legitimate conditions now however the structural excellence is as yet worth seeing.