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Tourism Boat on Fishing Plays a Key Economy for the District even though Agriculture and Fishing are the Major ones. Shrines, Places of Hindu Faith, Mosques forms the Spritual Tourism for the district. Annual Festivals and functions marks glory of the Year. Heritages like Tarangam padi Fort, Poompuhar speaks of the rich civilization of this land.  

It is one of the most important seats of Sakthi. The temple, Lord Siva had annihilated Yama, the God of death and destruction to save the life of Markandeya and bestowed immortality on him. Inside the precincts of the temple of Arulmigu Amerthakadeswarar is located the temple of Shri Abirami Amman Temple. 

FishingCatched Fish - moving 
out along with Para marine activities like Dry fish ,Prawn farming constitues the second Major economy for the district. The marine ecosystem provides mankind with food, medicines, industrial products and pleasure.  

One of the major economies of the District, Agriculture contributes a higher share of Rice Production in the State. We have raised so many important agricultural crop in our District. Rice, Groundnut,Pulses, Gingelly, Sugarcane and Cotton. 

ThisImage fort was a busy trade centre till 1845 AD when the Danes handed over the fort to the English.This fort was declared as a protected monument by the Department of Archaeology, Government of Tamilnadu in 1977 AD.The Danes constructed fortifications on the coast at Tranquebar. This was the only busy trade centre on the Coromandal coast for the Danes. It was used as a Public Works Department Travellers Bungalow for government servants and colonials till 1977 AD.