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Located about 30 km south of Chengalpattu in Kanchipuram District, Vedanthangal is known for a bird sanctuary. Established in 1858, Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary is the oldest bird sanctuary in India.

Accommodation facility is available at Forest Rest House near the sanctuary.

Karikili Bird Sanctuary is nearby. Uttiramerur, Tirumagaral and Madurantakam are accessible from here.

Chengalpattu Junction Railway Station is the prominent railhead nearby. Padalam Railway Station and Karunguzhi Railway Station are the other rail access points. Nearest airport is Chennai International Airport.

Frequent buses ply from Chennai, Tambaram and Chengalpattu to Vedanthangal.

Updated on 9th August, 2005
District: Kanchipuram

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