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Danish Fort

Nagapattinam District, Tharangambadi 609105, India
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A history lesson and more

This is the perfect setting for a historical novel or a romance. The fort, almost perfectly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sathya S
Mumbai, India
Small quaint fort

Nice historical fort bang on the sea-side where one can spend 30 minutes to an hour. Steeped in... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Arunabrata R
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Nagapattinam District, Tharangambadi 609105, India
Nagapattinam District, Tharangambadi 609105, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the perfect setting for a historical novel or a romance. The fort, almost perfectly maintained stands by the sea, a sentinel through the centuries. The museum inside is a must visit, it has large panels of text and if you have the time...More

Thank Sathya S
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Nice historical fort bang on the sea-side where one can spend 30 minutes to an hour. Steeped in colonial history.

Thank Arunabrata R
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Enjoyed wandering around and learning more about the fascinating history linking Denmark and India. There are some interesting artefacts and the written information gives lots of details about the past of these two countries,

Thank Siri101
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

A must visit for history buffs n an absolute visit for Protestant , very scenic spots , a few ancient relics on display , a lot of history n an absolute eye opener about a person who came and learnt the language and translated the...More

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is a very badly maintained 16th century fort built by the Danes. There is a small entrance fee. The museum inside is pathetic and many of the artifacts are rotting in the hands of those in charge of this monument. Sadly this is the...More

Thank SagarVS
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Dutch Fort, one of the good heritage structure to visit in Tranquebar. Kids will have lot of take away memories from museum. Well maintained lawn inside the fort gives a fresh feel to the whole development.

Thank tSathyashankar
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

It's small and nothing much to see. No history mentioned and museum inside is worthless. It has been recently painted pink, so it does not look like it is a 400 year old fort. It is a disappointment to call it a fort.

Thank Travelographer1
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Anyhow we will be spending time in the beach, extra half hour can be spent on viewing the fort and the artefacts inside Lower level has a small garden and few rooms which all look alike but have been named into various zones Actual museum...More

Thank rajeshwar g
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

not worth it save your 50 rupees and go to the governors house free and better display most rooms locked off display poor condition

Thank James S
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

On your way back you can visit this fort well preserved with a ideal set facing the sea. Enjoy the view especially during sunset.

Thank Shivated007
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Suhapriya _
1 February 2016|
Response from Debarati D | Reviewed this property |
Renovation going on in the fort now. Timings are 10 30 am to 5 30 pm. Fridays closed. Entry fee is Rs. 10 for adults. Rs. 30 for camera. Take the Chennai - Nagapattinam Hwy/E Coast Rd and NH 45A. About 1 hr 15 mins from... More
Suhapriya _
1 February 2016|
Response from Suhapriya _ |
I want to know the timings of fort. Is there holiday for fort? Is it Sunday or any other weekday? Food availability? Entry fees? Pls guide on Car travel route from Chidambaram. M planning for tis weekend. Pls send me... More