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Vellore is quite an interesting city to explore. This statement is quite true as when you visit this place, you can feel it in the very vibe and air of this place. This city has been located on the banks of Palar River and it is quite vast in terms of what it has to offer to the tourists and people who visit this city for the very first time.

Places to visit in Vellore

Vellore Fort

The Vellore Fort was established in the 16th century and has been surrounded by a very deep moat. While entering it one can wonder with what kind of grandeur people in the ancient times used to live their lives. Moreover, this place is also going to be refined under the Smart City Initiative by the government. The government is planning to develop it with a budget of 33 crores. 

Kaigal Waterfalls

The Kaigal waterfalls are located at an approximate distance of 2.5 km from Kaigal village. It is a natural waterfall and anyone visiting this place would find it to be quite a mesmerizing place. One feels this place to be just too good to exist.

Jalakandeswarar Temple

Visiting the Jalakandeswarar Temple can be quite a fruitful experience for you. However, the overall charm of this place is really gripping. 

Things to do in Vellore

Visit Sripuram

Sripuram is perhaps one of the biggest temples which has been made of Gold. One cannot simply believe that such an amazing place could exist in our country. Truly, the charm of this place to be quite exhilarating.

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Amirthi Zoological Park

The Amrithi Zoological Park is situated under the hills of the Javadu mountain range. This place was established in the year 1967 and occupies a land mass of around 25 hectares. The scenic beauty of this place takes away your breath.

Yoga Narasimha Temple

This temple is situated on Periya Malai. And what is really interesting to know is the fact that one has to climb 1,300 steps to reach this shrine. The most unique feature of this place which one can experience is the Lord Shiva idol which is sitting in a Yogasana with a necklace having four arms. 

Events and festivals in & around Vellore 

Gangaiammam Festival

This festival is celebrated in Gudiyatham town.  This festival is held on a grand scale and even a temple chariot is made to fly around the city. This ritual has been followed by many years. And the head is carried on the temple via a walk of 3km. 

Yelagiri Summer Festival

The Yelagiri Summer Festival is quite an interesting festival which people celebrate with great zeal and enthusiasm. One can observe that this is a three-day event which is specifically organized to promote tourism. Even there are many activities such as folk dances and various kinds of cultural programs. Read More..

Best time to visit in Vellore

On a general basis, you can visit Vellore at any time of the year. However, the winter season is considered one of the best times to travel to this amazing place

How to reach Vellore? 

By Air - For travelling via air, you will have to get a flight to Chennai. And from there you would need to perhaps get a cab or lookout for some sort of another transportation method.

By Road - The overall connectivity via road is quite good. So, if you have an upcoming plan to travel to Vellore via road then it would be a convenient experience for you. 

By Train - The Vellore Cantonment Station or the Katpadi Junction are the two important railway stations. However, you would need to check if that station has proper connectivity with your city. 

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