Pulicat (Pazhaverkadu) / புலிகட் (பழவேற்காடு)

Pulicat or Pazhaverkadu is a historic seashore town in Thiruvallur District, of Tamil Nadu state, India. It is about 60 kilometers north of Chennai and 3 kilometers from Elavur, on the southern periphery of the Pulicat Lake.

Fort Geldria

Fort Geldria or Fort Geldaria, located in Pulicat, Tamil Nadu, was the seat of the Dutch Republic's first settlement in India, and the capital of Dutch Coromandel. It was built by the Dutch East India Company in 1613 and became the local governmental center in 1616.