Attur Fort is a noteworthy fortress present in Attur in Salem area in the South Indian territory of Tamil Nadu. The stronghold is situated on the banks of waterway Vashista, 56 km (35 mi) away from Salem.The post was worked by a Palaiyakkarar clan leader Gatti Mudaliar administration under Madurai Nayaks, called Lakshmana Nayakan during the seventeenth century.It was additionally involved by Hyder Ali, Tipu Sultan and British during different times. While it was Tipu Sultan, it changed hands to the British East India Company who got five posts including this one as a piece of the Treaty of Srirangapatnam. The fortification was involved by the British as a post till 1854, after which the fortress was not functional. In current times, the fortification is heavily influenced by the Archeological Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu. The fortification houses two magazine focuses, two castles, a court, three depositories and three sanctuaries. A few segments of the fortification is feeble, while most different bits are infringed by ghetto tenants.