Pichavaram


Pichavaram

Pichavaram is the second largest mangrove forest in the world, located near Chidambaram in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

External links

* [http://cuddalore.nic.in/pitc.htm Cuddalore District - Pichavaram Dawn fest]

An overview of the mangrove forest from the viewing tower.


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