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20 Attractions to Explore Near Tharangambadi

Tharangambadi
TharangambadiTharangambadi, Tamil Nadu 609313, India

Tharangambadi is a town in the Nagapattinam district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu on the Coromandel Coast. It lies 15 kilometres north of Karaikal, near the mouth of a distributary of the Kaveri River. Tranquebar was established in 1620 as the first Danish trading post in India. King Christian IV had sent his envoy Ove Gjedde who established contact with Raghunatha Nayak of Tanjore.

Nearby Attractions

Danish Fort
Danish Fort0.71 KMs away from Tharangambadi

It was the second-largest fort built by the Danish. Fort Dansborg overlooks the breathtaking blue waters of the Bay of Bengal. We an explore and study about the Danish style of architecture from here.

Tiruvettakkudi Sundareshwarar Temple
Tiruvettakkudi Sundareshwarar Temple5.18 KMs away from Tharangambadi

Tiruvettakkudi Sundareshwarar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Tiruvettakudi in Pondicherry, India. The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Sundareshwarar. His consort is known as Shantha Nayaki.

Sri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar Temple
Sri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar Temple7.05 KMs away from Tharangambadi

Sri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva in his manifestation as "Destroyer of Death" and his wife Parvati as Abhirami. It is located in Thirukkadaiyur (Thirukadavur), 21 km East of Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu in India. This temple is associated with the legend of Shiva saving his young devotee, Markendeya from death, and the tale of a saint, Abirami Pattar a devotee of the presiding goddess.

Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple
Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple11.89 KMs away from Tharangambadi

Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple is a Hindu Tamil temple dedicated to the goddess Punithavathi. It is located on Bharathiar Street, in the center of Karaikal, India. Ammaiyar or Goddess Punithavathi is one of the renowned goddess in Karaikal. The temple was constructed by Malaiperumal Pillai in 1929. The main goddess is Punithavati, also known as Karaikkal Ammaiyar. The temple was constructed by Malaiperumal Pillai in 1929. The main goddess is Punithavati, also known as Karaikkal Ammaiyar.

Karaikal Beach
Karaikal Beach12.33 KMs away from Tharangambadi

Karaikal Beach is one of the best natural beaches in the South Tamil Nadu. It is one of the famous tourist attractions in Karikal located on the banks of Arasalar River. It is popular among the tourists as a place of entertainment and it is also the perfect place for those seeking leisure, tranquility, solitude and piousness.

Our Lady of Angel's Church
Our Lady of Angel's Church12.59 KMs away from Tharangambadi

Our Lady of Angel's Church is the fourth oldest church in Puducherry, a Union territory in South India. The original structure was built in Greco Roman architecture by Napoleon III in 1855, with the architect being Louis Guerre. It is the only church that offers mass in three languages namely French, Tamil and English.

Poompuhar Beach
Poompuhar Beach12.75 KMs away from Tharangambadi

This is a natural and ancient beach located in Poompuhar. This beach and poompuhar city plays a significant role in the south Indian history.

Saneeswaran Temple
Saneeswaran Temple12.92 KMs away from Tharangambadi

Sri Saneeswarar Temple, also known as Dharbaranyeswara Swamy Temple is one of the most popular Shani Temples in India and is located in Thirunallar near Karaikal. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Dharbaranyeswara Temple houses a rare Marakata Linga. According to history, the great King Nala was relieved from the trouble of Lord Saneeswaran after worshipping the Lord consecrated in this temple. It is believed that by bathing in Nala theertham here will wash off all kinds of misfortunes and miseries cause

Tirumeeyachur Mehanadhar Temple
Tirumeeyachur Mehanadhar Temple23.36 KMs away from Tharangambadi

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.

Shri Parvatheeswarar Temple
Shri Parvatheeswarar Temple30.77 KMs away from Tharangambadi

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.

Velankanni Beach
Velankanni Beach38.67 KMs away from Tharangambadi

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.

Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health
Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health38.78 KMs away from Tharangambadi

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.

Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram
Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram44.60 KMs away from Tharangambadi

A Hindu temple dedicated to Nataraja-Shiva, as the lord of dance. The temple has mythical roots and a Shiva shrine existed at the site when the town was known as Thillai. the present temple was built in the 10 th century when Chidambaram was the capital of Chola dynasty

Mangrove Forest Pichavaram.
Mangrove Forest Pichavaram.45.43 KMs away from Tharangambadi

Spread over 1,100 hectares and joins the Bay of Bengal, where it is separated by a lengthy sandbank.

Veeranam Lake
Veeranam Lake46.71 KMs away from Tharangambadi

One of the water reservoir from where water is supplied to the Chennai city. this was built in the tenth century during the time of great Cholas.

Kumbakonam Temples
Kumbakonam Temples51.81 KMs away from Tharangambadi

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.

Ponneri Lake
Ponneri Lake51.84 KMs away from Tharangambadi

Ponneri lake is a huge lake located in the district of Ariyalur. This is the main source of water in this area. Here we can see so many birds and animals wandering here.

Shri Airavatesvara Temple
Shri Airavatesvara Temple54.68 KMs away from Tharangambadi

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

Elakurichi shrine
Elakurichi shrine75.36 KMs away from Tharangambadi

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

Silver Beach
Silver Beach79.34 KMs away from Tharangambadi

Silver beach is a beach on the southeast coast of India. This is the second longest beach in the Coromandel coast and one of the longest beaches in Asia.