Danish Fort, Tharangambadi

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Ruin · Historic Site
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  • We first spotted the Fort from our hotel balcony. Compared to other Indian forts, it's not too large but has a graceful look to it. Ragunatha Nayak, the king of Tanjore, permitted the Danes to erect.....  more »
  • According to a 1671 map of Tranquebar, the fortress was the "second largest Danish castle in the world after Kronberg (also known as Elsinore), the setting of Shakespear's "Hamlet". It is a...  more »
  • Historic Monument. Architectural Masterpiece. Nothing exciting. Just a good beach view and an yet another fort. Lot of rooms were locked and we can see only through the windows.
  • A small fort right next to the sea with a lot of historical values. It encloses a museum which consists of a lot of antiques. We visited on a sunny day, and it is better to avoid visiting here on scorching sun.
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