Vellore is located on the banks of the river Palar in the state of Tamil Nadu. The place is famous for Vijayanagara style of architecture in general and pillars in particular along with fort.
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Vellore Fort: Built in the mid 16th century during Nayak period. Strongest fort of the region witnessed many important wars in the succeeding years. Tipu Sultan family members spent their final days as a prisoners in the Fort, graves of Tipu’s sons are located here. Vellore mutiny in the year 1806 was a prelude to 1857 First War of Independence.
Vellore Museum: It houses excellent arts and artefacts.
Golden Temple: Sri Lakshmi temple is located about 8 km from Vellore.
Amirthi Zoological park: Name is by the River Amirthi
Other important places in and around Vellore are Jalakanteswara temple in the fort with its trade mark Vijayanagara style of architecture, St. John’s Church, Assumption Cathedral, Ratnagiri Murugan Temple 13 km away from Vellore.
How to Reach Vellore: Vellore connected by Road and Rail network, Katpadi is the railway station, nearest Airport is located in Chennai.