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Thiruvakkarai Fossil Wood Park-Geoheritage site

Thiruvakkarai, Tamil Nadu 605501, India

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About Thiruvakkarai Fossil Wood Park-Geoheritage site

This is a notified national Geo -heritage monument maintained by the Geological Survey of India. The park contains petrified fossil woods approximately 20 million years old.



Attractions near Thiruvakkarai Fossil Wood Park-Geoheritage site

Varadharaja Perumal Temple10.31km from Thiruvakkarai Fossil Wood Park-Geoheritage site

Varadharaja Perumal Temple in the South Indian union territory of Puducherry, is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. It is located heritage town region of the city. Constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture, the temple is a storehouse of Chola architecture.

Auroville Mothers Earth Temple16.9km from Thiruvakkarai Fossil Wood Park-Geoheritage site

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

Ousteri lake18.89km from Thiruvakkarai Fossil Wood Park-Geoheritage site

Ousteri lake is one of the famous wetlands of Asia. This is the most freshwater lake in the union territory of Pondicherry. If you are looking for a place for a nice evening stroll, this lake is the best option. You can also see a lot of birds here, during the months of March and October. There is a chance to get a boat ride costing rs. 100 per person from the boating point near the lake. It is also called as Osudu Lake. It is located at a distance of 10 km from Pondicherry.

Botanical Garden20.68km from Thiruvakkarai Fossil Wood Park-Geoheritage site

Featuring six gorgeous fountains, a large aquarium with ornamental fishes, Japanese rock, dancing fountain and a beautiful children's train, the Botanical Garden of Pondicherry is truly an unmissable attraction. Established in the year 1826 by C.S. Perrotet, this 22-acre park is located favourably near the southern entrance of Pondicherry's New Bus Stand. Over 1500 species of plants populate this park – some of which are indigenous to the region and some brought from other parts of the world.

Serenity beach20.98km from Thiruvakkarai Fossil Wood Park-Geoheritage site

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.

Mahakavi Bharathiar Memorial Museum Cum Research Centre21.2km from Thiruvakkarai Fossil Wood Park-Geoheritage site

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.

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