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Beaches

Tamil Nadu is known especially for its blue beaches and sunny skies. Some of south India's spectacular beaches More...


7DX Theatre

The 7DX Theatre located near Mahabalipuram bus stand screens India's first and only historical 7DX movie, Pallava Dynasty - A time travel.. More...


VGP Snow Kingdom

Hot. Humid. Summer, 12 months of the year! These are some of the words you may associate with Chennai. But VGP Snow Kingdom, a snow leisure family entertainment centre.. More...


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Poompuhar [ 40 kms] : It is called as Poompuhar or Puhar. Puhar in tamil means the ‘estuary’ of river. Poompuhar is located close to the spot where the river Cauveri flows out into the sea in Nagapattinam District. This ancient port city earlier called as Kaveri poompattinam, served as the Capital of early Chola rulers. Original town was destroyed by sea and submerged presumably in 500 AD, and was rebuilt after that. Emperors like Sembiyan, Muchugundan, Manuneethi and Karikala of Chola Dynasty added glory to Poompuhar. Submerged wharves and lengths of pier walls have been excavated in recent times. 7 tired structure called Silapathigaram Art Gallery focusing on Sangam literature are the two important landmarks of this town. Silapathigaram and Manimeklai the sangam literatures speaks of the greatness of this port city of Poompuhar.


Tarangambadi : It was earlier called as Tranquebar. This was Danish settlement of the yester years. The remains of the Dansborg Fort built by Ore Gedde, a commander of the Royal Dutch Navy in the 17th Century can be seen here. The antiquities of the colonial period and Danish settlements like porcelain ware, Danish manuscripts, glass objects, Chinese tea jars, decorated terracotta objects, figurines, lamps, stones, sculptures, swords, daggers, spears, sudai (stucco) figurines and wooden objects, a whale skeleton and small cannon balls are exhibited in the Museum here.

 

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