(Also known as Tharangambadi )

Tamil Nadu | India
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Tranquebar is categorised as Heritage / Beachside

Tranquebar sea face (Nivalink Trip Dated - 2 May 2009)
Danish Fort (Nivalink Trip Dated - 2 May 2009)
Temple on the sea face (Nivalink Trip Dated - 2 May 2009)
Streets of Tranquebar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 2 May 2009)
Tranquebar sea face (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 January 2006)

Reasons to Visit
  • Tharangambadi (or Tranquebar) is a beachfront 15 km north of Karaikal, near the mouth of a River.
  • Tharangambadi is home to a Danish fort and some off-beat Neemrana group stays (Bungalow on the Beach, Nayak House and Gate House).
  • Tranquebar is visited by inbound traveller group as a part of Tamilnadu heritage itinerary
  • Beach Getaways in Pondicherry and Tamilnadu"A beachfront 15 km north of Karaikal, home to a Danish fort and some off-beat Neemrana group stays (Bungalow on the Beach, Nayak House and Gate House). Popular with offbeat beach getaways."
Access Information

Tranquebar has 2 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Trichy Airport and TranquebarRs. 4343

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Chennai and Drop to TranquebarRs. 8056
Pickup from Madurai and Drop to TranquebarRs. 6431

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Trichy Railway Station and TranquebarRs. 4343

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Destination Ideas

  • East Coast Road (ECR) Experience
  • Karikal Shani Pilgrimage
  • Thiruvarur Pilgrimage

Stay Ideas

  • Neemrana Bungalows on the Beach - Tranquebar

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Tranquebar was a Danish colony in 17-19th century period and is home to a 17th century Danish fort and a rocky beach front. the fort houses a Danish museum that contains porcelain ware, Danish manuscripts, sculptures, stones, weaponary etc. There is also part of a whale skeleton.
    View Point, Heritage Site
    Sea or Ocean or Beach, Fort, Colonial Heritage
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Tirunallar Saniswaran Temple is a renowned Lord Shani temple (Planet Saturn depicted as God) within the premiess of Dharbaranyeswarar Temple, a Shiva Temple. Saniswaran Temple is one of the few Lord Shani temples in India.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Navagraha Temple
    Nagore Dargah is a minaret built over the tomb of Hazrath Nagore Shahul Hamid and a renowned pilgrimage centre for all religions and faith. Dargah is about 500 years old.
    Mosque or Dargah
    The Kayarohanaswami Temple is a 6th century Lord Shiva Temple in Nagapattinam visited alongwith Soundararaja Perumal temple, a Lord Vishnu temple and one of the 108 divya desams.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Soundararaja Perumal Temple is a Lord Vishnu temple at Nagapattinam and one of the Divya Desam temples of Tamilnadu.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu, Divya Desam
    Our Lady of Vailankanni is a celebrated Roman Catholic church and Blessed Virgin Mary believed to have appeared in the town. the church is a pilgrim centre for many Roman Catholics of Indian and Srilankan origin
    Roman Catholic Church
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Chidambaram is one of the five Pancha Bootha Sthalams and one of the most significant and visited temples of Shiva. Temple is spread over 40 acres and built around 10-11th century representing Chola period architecture. Chidambaram is the only known temple where Shiva is depicted performing Cosmic activities. The architecture of the temple is imposing and therefore visited by heritage traveller and those interested in temple architecture.
    Temple or Holy Place, Heritage Site
    Lord Shiva, Heritage Temple

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Nearest Airport in Tranquebar
  • Tiruchirapalli Airport ( TRZ ) , Trichy-144 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Tranquebar
  • Karaikal Railway Station ( KIK ), Karikal-14 Kms
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