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Attractions to explore nearby Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)Sarabendrarajanpattinam, Tamil Nadu 614723, India

Manora Fort principally adopts its name “Manora”, from the corresponding English word “Minaret”. From the nearest shore, the hexagonal tower, which is built within the fort, is an 8-storied building, which is about 23-meters tall, looking over the majestic Bay of Bengal.

Nearby Attractions

Government Museum, Pudukkottai56.86 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

Home to some incredible and rare collections of artifacts and relics related zoology, paintings, geology, epigraphy, anthropology, and more.

Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary (Kodiakarai)59.26 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

This sanctuary is created in the year of 1967 for the conservation of the near threatened Blackbuck antelope.

Brihadeeswara Temple60.19 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

It is a peerless piece of architecture and represents the culture during Chola Dynasty in India. Moreover, it is a significant Hindu Temple built in ancient times.

Thirumayam Fort60.61 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

A 40-acre wide ring fortress in the town of Thirumayam.The construction of the fort is of inferior quality as small blocks of stone were used along with bricks for the building of the fortification.

Maratha Palace60.93 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

The Thanjavur Maratha Palace Complex, known locally as Aranmanai, is the official residence of the Bhonsle family who ruled over the Tanjore region from 1674 to 1855.

Saraswathi Mahal Library60.98 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

Saraswathi Mahal Library or Tanjore Maharaja Serfoji's Saraswathi Mahal Library is located in Thanjavur (Tanjore), Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the oldest libraries in Asia, and has on display a rare collection of Palm leaf manuscripts and paper written in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, English and a few other languages indigenous to India.

Karpaga Vinayagar TEMPLE61.95 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

This is an ancient rock-cut cave shrine dedicated to Lord Ganesha. There are rock-cut images of Shiva and other gods as well as several shrines.

Sittannavasal Rock-Cut Jain Temple66.74 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

Sittanavasal cave is a second-century Jain complex of caves. The monument is a rock-cut monastery or temple created by Jains.

Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health75.10 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

This is a world-famous Mariyan shrine located in the small town of Velankanni. The origin of this church can be traced back to the 16th century and there is so much miracle histories to say.

Velankanni Beach75.51 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

Vellankani Beach is one of the most pious and scenic beaches on the Eastern coast of the Indian subcontinent. It is the perfect buzz-filled holiday spot with the bustling crowds and swaying palm trees. The beach is one of the most popular destinations in the region.

Shri Airavatesvara Temple75.76 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

This is a Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture and also this is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Shri Parvatheeswarar Temple76.69 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

This is a famous Hindu temple located in the Nagapattinam district of Tamilnadu. This is the 50 th Shiva temple in the bank of Cauvery mentioned in the Thevaram hymns.

Kumbakonam Temples76.82 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

Kumbhakonam is one of the ancient temple towns of Tamilnadu, flanked by the two rivers Cauvery and Arasalar. The grandeur of Tamil Nadu can be seen in the marvelous architectures and temples here. Many of the religious sites in Kumbakonam are dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. There are around 188 sites in Kumbakonam.

Elakurichi shrine77.52 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

Called as Adaikalamatha shrine. This is a catholic pilgrimage center dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Kallanai Dam82.58 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

This is an ancient dam built across the river Kaveri. The dam was originally constructed by the Chola king Karikalan.

Karaivetti Bird Sanctuary84.32 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

This is a 4537 sq km protected area in the Ariyalur district. The sanctuary is in 25 km. This is home for so many migratory birds and it has a large irrigation tank.

Casuarina Beach85.07 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

Casuarina Beach is about 20 km from Jaffna. The beach is known for its crystal clear water and white sand. The beach is named after the Casoorina Trees which dominates the beach. The beach has limited options for water sports but it is a fabulous place for walking and swimming.

Tirumeeyachur Mehanadhar Temple85.76 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

Sri Meganadha Swamy is a Hindu temple located at Thirumeeyachur in Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Meganathaswami. His consort is known as Lalithambika. It is one of the shrines of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams – Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Tevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanar Tirugnanasambandar. Lord Siva is Swayambumurthy in the temple.

Hammenhiel Fort85.89 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

Hammenhiel fort was built by the Portuguese in the 17th century. The fort served both as a prison and an armory storage. Now the fort is turned into a hotel, so the visitors can explore history through its wall. The guests can experience the prison life and even sleep on an actual cell.

Anna Science Center Planetarium Office86.13 KMs away from Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

The Anna Science Centre Planetarium was established by the government of Tamil Nadu in 1999. Comprising of a number of exhibits that cover different eco-system and bio-diversity along