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Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary - Things to Know Before Visiting

Vedathangal, Madurantakam, Tamil Nadu 603314, India

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About Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

This is the oldest bird sanctuary in India. It was a favorite hunting ground of rich landlords back in the early 1700's who hunted mainly for sport.

Attractions Near Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary
Marakkanam Salt Pans35.54km from Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

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

Pancha Rathas36.87km from Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary


UNESCO world heritage site. Pancharathas is a monument complex in Kanchipuram. The pancharathas is a five rock marvels in the complex. It is known for its monolithic architecture.

Mahishamardini Rock Cut Mandapa
Mahishamardini Rock Cut Mandapa37.23km from Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary


A 7th-century Indian rock-cut sculptures Mahishasuramardhini Mandapa is located in Mahabalipuram. The temple is part of the Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO World Heritage Site inscribed in 1984.

Mahabalipuram Light House
Mahabalipuram Light House37.27km from Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary


It is open to tourists since 2011. It is closed in 2001 due to the LTTE attack. This is one of the Indias oldest lighthouse.

Descent of the Ganges37.4km from Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

Descent of the Ganges is a huge rock monument located on West Raja Street in Mahabalipuram. Carved in the 7th century during the Pallava reign on the face of an enormous boulder, this along with the adjacent carving, Arjuna's Penance, is one of the largest open-air rock sculptures in the world.

Krishna's Butter Ball
Krishna's Butter Ball37.4km from Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary


A gigantic granite boulder resting on a short incline in the historical town of Mahabalipuram. The boulder is approximately 6 meters high and 5 meters wide and weighs around 250 tons.

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It is called as the temple city of Tamil Nadu.