Vellore Fort - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Vellore Fort
This is a 16th-century fort in the city of Vellore. this fort was once the headquarters of the Aravidu dynasty.
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Attractions Near Vellore Fort
Sri Puram Golden Temple
7.22km from Vellore Fort
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.
Amirthi Zoological Park
22.43km from Vellore Fort
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.
44.55km from Vellore Fort
This is an extension of the western ghats and contains a large variety of flora and fauna and is famous for blueish- gray granites.
Mahendravadi Rock Cut Temple
45.3km from Vellore Fort
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.
56.43km from Vellore Fort
A hilltop location, viewpoint . There is a temple dedicated to Shiva and this place is vested with a lot of spiritual power.
Arulmigu Thiruthani Murugan Temple
58.47km from Vellore Fort
A Hindu temple located in the hill of Thiruthani, Tamilnadu, India dedicated to Lord Muruga. The temple has 365 steps depicting a year.