Danish Land Gate, Tranquebar

Danish Land Gate, Tranquebar. Built in 1792. Restored by ASI recently!

Read about Tranquebar and my trip here

tranquebar gate or Danish land gate

tranquebar gate or Danish land gate

Below: Inscription on the back side (inner side) of the gate, built in year 1792

tranquebar gate or Danish land gate

Below: the front side of the gate.

tranquebar gate or Danish land gate

Other places to see:

  1. Danish fort museum
  2. Danish Governor’s Bungalow
  3. A church founded by Bartholomaus Ziegenbalg (the first protestant missionary to south-east Asia), and built in 1718
  4. A 3-Gopuram temple, 2 of which are already submerged in the sea.
  5. Tranquebar maritime museum, setup after the Tsunami of 2004 by Danes
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