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"Flamingo Lake-Town"

Pulicat Tourism

Pulicat or Pazhaverkadu is a seashore town in Tamil Nadu, known for its colonial history. The main attractions here are the Pulicat Lake, being the second biggest brackish water body in India and the Pulicat Bird Sanctuary. The small town still showcases the Dutch aesthetic in its churches, old buildings and tombs. An important seaport and commercial hub, Pulicat has contributed to the economy of Tamil Nadu immensely over the centuries.

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1. Pulicat Lake

Pulicat Lake
Lying on the boundary of the states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, Pulicat Lake is the second largest lagoon in the country. This fantastic destination is a natural beauty and also serves as a habi (Read More)tat for birds under the name of Pulicat Bird Sanctuary. The lake is separated by the Bay of Bengal by the barrier island of Sriharikota, which is also a rocket launching centre of India. Situated in the midst of scintillating virgin charms and cutting edge technological hotspot, the Pulicat Lake has something for everyone.

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What is the best time to visit Pulicat?

The best time to visit Pulicat is between October - March. During this period, thousands of migratory birds fly to Pulicat. While the weather is pleasant throughout the year, peak-summer and monsoon months are avoidable.
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What is the best way to reach Pulicat?

  • The closest airport is Chennai International Airport.
  • The closest railway stations are also in Chennai. 
  • Located 60 km away from Chennai, Pulicat is easily accessible by road. Buses from Chennai to Pulicat are not direct but bus routes with one stop over are available.

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What are the places near Pulicat?

The top places near to Pulicat are Chennai which is 40 km from Pulicat, Bodinayakkanur which is located 0 km from Pulicat, Pondicherry which is located 175 km from Pulicat, Srikalahasti which is located 76 km from Pulicat, Mahabalipuram which is located 89 km from Pulicat

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