Friday, February 3, 2017

Admiral’s Street, Tharangampadi, Nagapattinam

Admiral’s Street, Tharangampadi, Nagapattinam
Admiral’s Street is one of the major streets located in Tharangampadi Town that tell a story of the old days of Tranquebar. Take a leisure walk in this street to witness the colonial era buildings all through the way. Admiral’s Street gives the feeling to the visitors that they are in 17th Century Danish Town. Ziegenbalg Museum Complex or Ziegenbalg’s House is located on Admiral Street was bought in the 18th century to accommodate the growing Lutheran mission.

The complex consisted of Ziegenbalg’s Residence, which is the oldest building, a prayer hall, the missionary buildings and living quarters, and a small building called ‘the first printing press’ though the original was housed in the Mission House on King’s Street. Tharangampadi is located at about 283 kms (176 miles) from the state capital Chennai and 30 kms from Mayiladuthurai, in Nagapattinam District. Nearest Railway Station is located at Mayiladuthurai & Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.

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