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Fort Geldria is the only fort built by Dutch during early 17th century. It protected the important sea route on Coromandel coast. Now, the monument is protected by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). It looks now, more as a cemetry with 76 tombs in Dutch architecture. Some fortifications and arches look grand.

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Parking Difficulty : High
Walking Needed : For 100 meters
Time Needed : 2-3 Hours
Open Timings : 9.00 AM to 9.00 PM
Still Photography : Allowed
Video Photography : Allowed
Tropical Climate for most part of the year.
Carry Refreshments
Wear Comfortable Shoes
Wear Cotton Dress
Carry Binoculars
Nearest Railway Station : Ponneri Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Chennai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH16
Nearest Landmark : Pazhaverkadu Bus Stop

It is near the Pulicat Wetlands and is very near Pulicat Bird Sanctuary. One who is visiting the bird reserve or boating can spend a few minutes here. There are no entry fees.

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