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Marakkanam Salt Pans

Marakkanam Salt Pans, Tamil Nadu

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About Marakkanam Salt Pans

This is a famous salt pan in India. Largest salt production happening next to Tuticorin in every year.


Attractions near Marakkanam Salt Pans

Auro Beach27.59km from Marakkanam Salt Pans

Auro beach is great place to enjoy the cool waters and calming breeze. As with the Serenity beach, this is comparatively less crowded than the other beaches of Pondicherry. Even the ride towards the beach is amazingly peaceful with trees providing a cool shade. Although is beach is not very clean, it is still flocked by many locals, especially youngsters. Numerous people can be seen taking evening walks and enjoying the mesmerizing view of the sunset.

Auroville Mothers Earth Temple28.83km from Marakkanam Salt Pans

Matrimandir is an edifice of spiritual significance for the practitioners of Integral Yoga,

Serenity beach31.13km from Marakkanam Salt Pans

Serenity Beach as its name suggests is a tranquil spot along the Bay of Bengal. Beautiful and scenic, the name is very apt for this beach. Bathed in warm golden sand with a trail of rocks leading to the sea, it is perfect for calm days.

Bharathiar Memorial Museum cum Research Centre located at Puducherry was established commemorating the renowned Tamil poet and freedom fighter Subramanya Bharathiyar, popularly entitled the sobriquet "Mahakavi", literally the supreme poet. The museum was established in the very abode of Bharathiyar, where the poet took refuge from the ruling British Raj, from 1908 to 1918, when Puducherry (erstwhile Pondicherry) was governed by the French regime.

kargil War Memorial34.98km from Marakkanam Salt Pans

The Kargil War Memorial was built by the Indian Army in remembrance of soldiers who fought the dreaded and unforgettable war of Kargil. It is located opposite to the Chief Secretariat Office, at the northern end of the main Puducherry Beach. The main memorial has an inscription on a marble plate that says “Government of India War Memorial” with a rifle and a soldier’s cap over it. There is an array of stone pillars of variable lengths that surround the memorial.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram35.04km from Marakkanam Salt Pans

The Sri Aurobindo Ashram is a spiritual community ashram located in Pondicherry, in the Indian territory of Puducherry. The ashram grew out of a small community of disciples who had gathered around Sri Aurobindo after he retired from politics and settled in Pondicherry in 1910. On 24 November 1926, after a major spiritual realization,

Where is Marakkanam Salt Pans

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Villupuram7 attractions

Site for many historical events and landmarks. Very old temples, Mosques, and churches are the best attractions.