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Vellore Travel Guide


  • Velankanni Town in Tamil Nadu
Vellore At a Glance
  • Average Climate:22 °C - 32 °C
  • Best Time to Visit:October - March
  • STD Code:0416

Introduction

Tour to Vellore would allow you to have a tryst with a blend of rich cultural heritage. History lovers and connoisseurs of ancient culture are sure in for a wonderful experience with this pre historic Dravidian civilization. In the present day and age it is known as a popular medical centre, where one can go in for advanced cancer and eye treatments. Going by history the place was rules by the Pallavas, Nayak, Marathas and Cholas. Annually there is a huge inflow of the domestic as well as international tourists visiting the land for a family vacation or a solitary trip.

Places to see in Vellore

The Jalakanteswara Temple that is within a fort is one of the top tourist attractions. The fort is considered as one of the many ideal examples of military architecture present in Southern India. The fort encompasses a Christian Church, Hindu Temple and a Muslim Mosque.

Another idyllic spot is the Yelagiri hills that is apt for a short holiday or a weekend getaway. The place is characterized by lush green hills and pictorial setting that welcome you to a picture posy card setting. Popularly termed as the "princess of hill stations" the place offers an unpolluted and pristine ambiance amongst other hill stations in Tamil Nadu.

Amirthi zoological Park is a must visit for the ones having an affinity for nature. The park elaborately stretched over an area of 25Kms and houses charming waterfalls and various species of birds and animals.

Hotels in Vellore

For accommodation you can choose from the famous hotels in Vellore. They are:-

  • Jayakrishna Mansions
  • Hotel Palm tree
  • Darling Residency
  • Sri Annamalaiyar Residency
  • Power Plaza Lodge
  • River View Hotel