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Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary (Kodiakarai) - Things to Know Before Visiting

Kodiyakadu, Tamil Nadu 614807, India

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About Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary (Kodiakarai)

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

Attractions Near Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary (Kodiakarai)

Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health
Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health42.39km from Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary (Kodiakarai)

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 Beach
Velankanni Beach42.5km from Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary (Kodiakarai)

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 Parvatheeswarar Temple
Shri Parvatheeswarar Temple51.12km from Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary (Kodiakarai)

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.

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

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.

Casuarina Beach
Casuarina Beach59.76km from Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary (Kodiakarai)

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.

Hammenhiel Fort
Hammenhiel Fort65.32km from Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary (Kodiakarai)

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.

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