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Vellore is categorised as Pilgrimage / Business and Transit

Temple at Vellore - Photos Courtesy Harrisask
Vellore Fort (Photo Courtesy: Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan)
Sripuram Golden Temple (Photo Courtesy: Ag1707)

Reasons to Visit
  • Vellore is a destination on the banks of the Palar River on the site of Vellore Fort.
  • Vellore has renowned temples and visited by pilgrims and business travellers to the area.
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Pickup from Chennai and Drop to VelloreRs. 5123

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    During British rule the Tippu Sultans family and the last king of Sri Lanka, Vikrama Rajasinha, were held as royal prisoners in the Vellore fort. The State Government Museum inside the fort consists of objects of art, archaeology, prehistory, weapons, sculptures, bronzes, wood carvings, handicrafts, numismatics, philately, botany, geology and zoology. Jalakandeswarar Temple inside the Vellore Fort is renowned for its Vinayanagara style archicture.
    Heritage Site, Museum
    Heritage Museum, Fort
    Sri Lakshmi Temple, popularly known as Golden Temple, is a relatively newly built temple near Vellore spread over 100 acres. The temple has intricate carvings, hand-made by hundreds of gold artisans specializing in temple architecture. About 1,500 kg of gold was used for the temple, the largest amount in the world.
    Temple or Holy Place
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Ratnagiri Balamurugan temple is an ancient Lord Murugan temple at 14 kms from Vellore atop a hill offering excellent views of the area around.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan
    Sri Balasubrahmanya Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan located 22 kms from Ranipet and known for its scenic views
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan
    Sri Kalahasti Temple is a 500 year old temple and one of the important ancient Shiva Kshetras (Shiva Temples) of Southern India and popularly known as Dakshina Kailasam. Srikalahasti is popularly known as "Dakshina Kaashi". The area is also the origin of the popular textile painting art called kalamkari. It is a major pilgrim centre in itself and thousands of pilgrims visits the temple to have darshan of the almighty Sri Kalahasteeswara and Sri Gnanaprasunambika Devi
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva

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Nearest Airport in Vellore
  • Tirupati Renigunta Airport ( TIR ) , Tirupati-107 Kms
Railway Stations in Vellore
  • Katpadi Junction ( KPD ), Vellore
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