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Pulicat

, Tamil Nadu

(Pulicat is also known as Pazhaverkadu)
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State: Tamil Nadu
Famous for/as: Beaches
Pulicat is an old town that is located near the city of Chennai in the State of Tamil Nadu. Pulicat is famous for its lake and also the bird sanctuary which is located in the lake. The Pulicat Lake is the second largest brackish water body in the country. Pulicat is located on the Coromandel Coast and is home to many migratory birds that can be seen in the bird sanctuary.

Pulicat area is very old and it was an important part of the colonial period. Many of the colonial influences can be seen in the area. Pulicat was home to an Arab population in the 13th century. Many of the houses and buildings that were built during that time can still be seen today. There are a few families who claim to be descendants of the migratory Arabs.

Portuguese and Dutch influences can still be seen today. Many churches and cemeteries that were built during that time can be seen today. Most of the old buildings are in a dilapidated state due to the lack of maintenance. Archeological Survey of India is responsible for maintain the Old Dutch Fort that is located in Pulicat. Fort Geldria is in a reasonable condition.
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