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Attractions to explore nearby Amirthi Zoological Park

Amirthi Zoological ParkKannamangalam, Kathalampattu R.F, Amirthi, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632102, India

Opened in 1967 and is about 25 hectares of area. Half of this jungle is cleared to serve as a tourist spot while the other half is served as a wildlife sanctuary.

Nearby Attractions

Sri Puram Golden Temple15.72 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

The golden temple sits inside a spiritual park or ‘Spiritual Oasis’, and a star path leads the visitors towards it. The main feature of the temple has to be that it is covered in real gold foil and it is regarded as the biggest and the only temple to do that.

Vellore Fort22.43 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

This is a 16th-century fort in the city of Vellore. this fort was once the headquarters of the Aravidu dynasty.

Jamunamarathur23.69 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

This is an extension of the western ghats and contains a large variety of flora and fauna and is famous for blueish- gray granites.

Parvathamalai Top34.04 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

A hilltop location, viewpoint . There is a temple dedicated to Shiva and this place is vested with a lot of spiritual power.

Jalagamparai-Waterfalls51.79 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

Located at a 1000 meter above sea level. The cool hill station of Yelagiri is situated in the district of Vellore. Trekking area, natural beauty, offroad.

Yelagiri Hills53.69 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

Yelagiri is a cluster of 14 hamlets lies between four mountains spread over an area of 30 sq km having an altitude of 3500 ft. The tribal people who live here are engaged in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, etc. Orchards rose gardens and green valleys, surround these hills.

Arunachala Hill54.61 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

Mountain, Spiritual way, Trekking, viewpoint, nature etc.

Virupaksha Cave55.47 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

Virupaksha Cave located in Thiruvannamalai was the abode of the saint Virupaksha Deva in the 14th century. It is believed that saint Virupaksha spent most of his life in this cave.

Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple55.68 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

This is one of the renowned temples of Tamilnadu with its architecture and history. This temple is located in the foothiills of Arunachaleswar hills.

Mahendravadi Rock Cut Temple59.86 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

The contribution of the Pallava to cultural development. The cave temple in this village is an important one as it is the only cave temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu which was constructed by Mahendravarman I (600-630 CE). This cave is excavated on a free-standing boulder.

Sathanur Dam62.36 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

Sathanur Dam is formed by Sathanur Reservoir, one of the major dams in Tamil Nadu. It is constructed across the Thenpennai River also called as Pennaiyar River in Thandarampet taluk among Chennakesava Hills.

Gingee Fort65.05 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

The Maratha king Shivaji ranked this fort as the "most impregnable fortress in India" and it was called 'the troy of the East'.

Rajagiri Fort65.21 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

A fort built in 1200 AD. It is made up of saffron and BlackRock. Currently, the fort includes a Magazine, gymnasium, palace site, audience hall, stable, clocktower, granary, treasury, etc.

Arulmigu Thiruthani Murugan Temple76.88 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

A Hindu temple located in the hill of Thiruthani, Tamilnadu, India dedicated to Lord Muruga. The temple has 365 steps depicting a year.

Theerthamalai86.42 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

Theerthamalai is an important sacred place in the Dharmapuri district of Tamilnadu. The name Theerthamalai means the hill with holy water. There is a temple locatd in the top of the hillock named Theerthagiriswarar.

Ulagalantha Perumal Temple86.56 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

A Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu constructed in the Dravidian style architecture. Historically important place having so many beautiful structures and a serene surrounding.

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary89.20 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

This is the oldest bird sanctuary in India. It was a favorite hunting ground of rich landlords back in the early 1700's who hunted mainly for sport.

Krishnagiri Fort93.87 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

This fort is perched on a hillock which can be accessed by a flight of stairs, it was built in the 16th century by Krishnaddevaraya. This fort has an important role in the history of Tamilnadu.

Kailasakona Waterfalls95.91 KMs away from Amirthi Zoological Park

Kailasakona Waterfalls are a natural perennial waterfall in the valley of Nagari hills in Chittoor District. The water originates from the split in a mass rock. The water here is crystal clear having considerable mineral values & medicinal powers and can heal ailments. The tourists are not allowed to go uphill to the top of the falls.