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Fort City of Tamil Nadu. Vellore has the blend of rich heritage and culture representing the ancient Dravidan civilisation. It was under the sway of various dynasties and rulers, the prominent among them being the Pallavas , Cholas of Uraiyur, the Rashtrakutaa dynasty of Malkhed, Sambuvarayar, the rulers of Vijayanagarm, Mamathas, the Nawabs of the carnatic and the British. The Monuments found in the district give a vivid picture of the town through the ages.
Places to visit
One of the monuments of Vellore is the fort and its exact date of construction could not be established, in the absence of proper records. A very close examination of the stone inscriptions suggests that the fort in all probability might have been built during the rule of Chinna. Bommi Nayak (1526 to 1595A. D). The fort is one of the most perfect specimens of Military architecture in South India. This historically famous fort retains the past glory with its ramparts, barlements, turrets, posts, and sally gates and with perennial water supply. Double walls fortify it and the main walls are of made massive granite blocks laid one over the other without using mortar.The fort houses a church, Jalagandeeswarar Temple, and many buildings.
Golden Temple (Sri Puram):
Golden Temple (Sri Puram) is a Spiritual park situated at the foot of a small range of green hills in a place known as Malaikodi in the city of Vellore in Tamil nadu, India.The salient Feature of Sripuram is the Lakshmi Narayani temple or Mahalakshmi temple whose Vimanam and Ardha Mandapam have been coated with gold both in the interior and exterior.The temple is located on20 acres of land and has been constructed by Vellore-based Sri Narayani Peedam, headed by spiritual leader Sri Sakthi Amma. The temple, covering 55,000 sq ft, has intricate carvings and sculptures in gold. The lighting is arranged in such a way that the temple glitters even during night. The Sripuram is the biggest structure made out of gold.Even the Sadari, a crown with feet of the lord engraved on it, is made of solid gold weighing 1 kg. The outer pathway of the temple is made out in the shape of a Star. The walls of the pathway have inscriptions of teachings of Sakthi amma, Gita, Bible, Quran and the (Guru Granth Sahib Ji). Only people who believe in more than one god are allowed to enter the temple. All people have to go through the Star shaped pathway to reach the sanctum.The Inner praharam of the temple resembles the circular structure of the Parliament of India. The temple is at the southern end of the city of Vellore, at Tirumalaikodi. It is located on the way to Anaicut, on Usoor Road.
Inside the Fort, This is a multi purpose museum maintained by the Department of Museums of Tamil Nadu Government. It treasures ancient and present day curios relating to anthropology Art and Archaeology, Botany, Geology, Numismatics, Pre-history, Zoology etc., The historical monuments of the erstwhile composite North Arcot District are gracefully depicted in the Gallery. This Museum is kept open on all days between 9.30 am to 5 pm except on holidays.
Places near by Vellore
Kavalur Observatory (the Vainu Bappu Observatory) is located in Kavalur in the Javadu Hills (part of the Eastern Ghats) in Alangayam, Vellore district. The observatory is at an altitude of 725 m above mean sea level (longitude 78°49.6'E; latitude 12°34.6'N). Besides its distance from city lights and industrial areas, its location was chosen to be closer to the equator to cover the northern and southern hemispheres easily. Its location makes it is the only major astronomical facility between Australia and South Africa for observing southern objects. The largest telescope in Asia (with a diameter of 2.3 m) is located here.
Elagiri Hills in Tirupathur Taluk. 75 Kms from Vellore Considered as the Vellore of Vellore District, this stands eloquent amidst four mountains, at a height of 3500 feet above sea level is gifted with natural scenic beauty(lakes, lush #ff0000 forest) cool & pleasant climate and convenient location.. A solemn summer resort, this place has comfortable lodging house, rest houses, and Government Travellers Bunglows. A church with exquisite craftsmanship and a beautiful park adorn these hills as an ideal tourist spot. Other places of interest are Poly Garden House (Lake side), Sericulture Farm (Mangalam Village), Jalagamparai Water Falls, Mangalam Fishing Pond, Nachiamman Koil, Murugan Koil and Valley View point, Thayalur Horiculture Farm (YMCA Boys camp), Telescope House.
Amirthi forest is 25Km from Vellore and is a nice picnic spot. There is a stream that runs through semi-dense forest and a zoo with quite a few animals. For those interested in Trekking, There is a fantastic path to trek up the stream, at the end of which is a small waterfall. The Best time to visit Amirthi is soon after some rain or after the monsoon (June-August and September-November), that's when there is a lot of water in the stream.There are wild animals in the forest too, and as a protected area, hunting is banned. Visitors are encouraged to leave by sundown for their own safety. On request, rest house accommodation can be got to stay overnight for up to 5 members.
Ratnagiri temple is situated in 12 Kms. East of Vellore on the Road Margin of National High ways Chennai-Vellore. A small hill famous Temple dedicated to Lord Balamurugan.The 14th Century poet Arunagirinathar has sung about this temple as Rathinakiri Vazh Murukane Ilaya Vaaramarar Perumaley', which means 'Murugan, the God of Devas resides in Rathinagiri'.
Church of South India:
The church is nearly 150 years old. The British soldiers who died during the Sepoy Mutiny are buried near the church, and the church is authorized to maintain the cemetery where they are buried by the British Government.
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The estimated distance from Bangalore to Vellore is 210 kms. The approximate travel time between Bangalore and Vellore by road is 4.0 hours. To get more information regarding NTS services from Bangalore to Vellore you can reach us at (+91) 9341 01 9341
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