Danish Land Gate, Tranquebar. Built in 1792. Restored by ASI recently!
Read about Tranquebar and my trip here
Below: Inscription on the back side (inner side) of the gate, built in year 1792
Below: the front side of the gate.
Other places to see:
- Danish fort museum
- Danish Governor’s Bungalow
- A church founded by Bartholomaus Ziegenbalg (the first protestant missionary to south-east Asia), and built in 1718
- A 3-Gopuram temple, 2 of which are already submerged in the sea.
- Tranquebar maritime museum, setup after the Tsunami of 2004 by Danes