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Vellore, a historical city having shadows of a glorious past, is located on the River Palar in Tamil Nadu. Now a very calm and understated place, it was once a battleground and has seen many wars. The name Vellore also means a ‘City of spears’.......Read more on Vellore


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Sripuram Golden Temple, Vellore
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Sripuram Golden Temple is a Mahalakshmi temple, which was inaugurated on 24th August, 2007. The temple covering and the sculptures are made of more than 1500 kg of pure gold. Spread over an area of 4,04,685.642 sq m, this temple is one of the largest golden temples in the... Read More »
Vellore Fort, Vellore
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The Vellore Fort, formerly the headquarters of the Vijayanagara Empire, is a large 16th-century fort in Vellore. The administration of this fort passed from the Vijayanagara kings to the Bijapur Sultans. From them, this fort went into the hands of the Marathas and then to the... Read More »
"Best place to visit in the west Tami..."2 months ago "Vellore"Oct 20, 2017
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Virinjipuram Temple, Vellore
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"Very"Jan 21, 2017 "A good temple"Apr 6, 2016
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Jalakandeswarar Temple, Vellore
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The Jalakandeswarar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, who is worshipped here in the form of Jalakandeswarar. The temple is named Jalakandeswarar, as it is located at a lower height than the temple moat. This temple was once closed for a very long time, when its main... Read More »
"A beautiful old temple"Apr 15, 2016
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Chelliamman Kovil, Vellore
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