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Danish Fort

Nagapattinam District, Tharangambadi 609105, India
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Not a kind of fort you expect in India

It's small and nothing much to see. No history mentioned and museum inside is worthless. It has... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile

Anyhow we will be spending time in the beach, extra half hour can be spent on viewing the fort and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Nagapattinam District, Tharangambadi 609105, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 3 days ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

A place of historical importance. It was an important business town during 16th Century. You can feel the Danish architecture in this fort. A small fort now rejuvenated by Indo-Danish partnership with Government of Tamilnadu

Thank Chakkravarthy M
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Important historic place to visit in Nagai district. Its neat and clean and well maintained when compared to 1997. In 1997, it was not in good make up and much importance was not given by tourism department. Now clean and painted. Named each and every...More

Thank geowillis
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The fort has been plastered and painted completely erasing its character. The rooms and displays inside are in very poor condition and there is very little information about the history of the place. Even the treaty between the Danish Admiral and the Thanjavur King is...More

Thank anjanak
Reviewed 13 April 2017

you have feel the Danish legacy when you travel towards the beach. surrounded by Schools and churches. the Danish fort is small , maintained and clean and located very near to the sea. you can spend 30 mins hardly to see the fort along with...More

Thank Goel J
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This fort overlooks the Bay of Bengal, but the museum inside does not seem to be well maintained. The fort is basic and there is not much to see.

Thank upasana m
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This was constructed by Dutch people,located in the sea shore .this place was important harbour for their business by sea transport .

1  Thank sridharml007
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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