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Top 8 attractions to explore in Nagapattinam

It is a costal line district rich in religious heritage and communal harmony.

Attractions in Nagapattinam

Basilica of Our Lady of Good HealthVelankanni, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu 611111, India

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.

Danish FortTharangambadi, Tamil Nadu 609313, India

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.

Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary (Kodiakarai)Kodiyakadu, Tamil Nadu 614807, India

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

Poompuhar BeachBus stand to Kaveripoompatnim temple, Keelaiyur, Tamil Nadu 609114, India

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

Shri Parvatheeswarar TemplePoravachery, Sikkal, Tamil Nadu 611108, India

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.

Sri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar TempleSannathi St, Thirukadaiyur, Tamil Nadu 609311, India

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.

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.

Velankanni BeachVelankani, Tamil Nadu 611111, India

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.

Map of attractions in Nagapattinam