Sadras is town located 70 km from Chennai towards the South and was before Sadras is an ancient town of Chadhuranga Pattinam. Sadras was ruled by the Sambuvarayars during the latter half of 14th century and later by Vijayanagara rulers. Sadras was established as part of Dutch Coromandel in the seventeenth century and was well known for its weaving superfine muslin cloth for exporting. It is famous for Dutch port .The British overthrew the Dutch after a series of battles in 1854 and occupied Sadras. The town of Sadras is placed between the Madras Atomic Power Station and the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, both located close to Kalpakkam, it’s an admirable place to spend and however, the Sadras fort and its diverse charms give tourists. A place to accurately search out away – into a place and moment left to your mind.
PLACES TO SEE
The 400-year-old Dutch fort is the prime attraction. Archaeological Survey of India has done wide excavations lately and has restored the fort. Dutch settlements of Pulicat and Nagapatnam find references in the inscriptions found in the fort. The fort is 100-meter wide, 100-meter long, and has a few small rooms, gallows, and a couple of old cannons at the gate.
Sadras beach is an outstanding beach resort that takes advantage of the beautiful landscape.
Sri Malaimandala Perumal temple
This was initially a Lakshmi Narayana temple. Later, with Varadaraja Perumal appearing here as a Swayambu Murthy, Lakshmi Narayana is said to have given way for Lord Varadaraja. Is one of the oldest temples in the region was built in 16th century this temple is considered to be one of the powerful temples
HOW TO REACH
The closest airport is located in Chennai and it is located around 70 km from the town.
The nearby railway station is also located in Chennai. Chennai is one of the main railway stations in the country and it is connected to all parts of India.
Sadras is easily reached by road and there are many number of government buses that are available from Chennai to Sadras.
Best time to visit the place is from November to February.