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Top 10 attractions you must visit in Salem

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About Salem

Salem is a Geologist’s paradise, surrounded by hills and the landscape dotted with hillocks.

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Attractions in Salem

Anna Park
Anna Park30/68, Ondikadai, Salem - Yercaud Ghat Road, Yercaud, Tamil Nadu 636601, India

This is a place to rejuvenate your mind. There are so many things to see, to study and all.

AyodhyapattanamVaraterikadu, Mettupattitadanur, Ayodhiyapatinam, Tamil Nadu 636103, India
Hindu Temples

Ayodhyapattinam means the city of Ayodhya. This is a famous Rama temple located in the heart of Salem district.

Botanical Garden Yercaud
Botanical Garden Yercaud30/68, Ondikadai, Salem - Yercaud Ghat Road, Yercaud, Tamil Nadu 636601, India

This is a garden and researching place for several rare Orchids and so many other varieties of plantations. This is one of the main tourist destinations in Salem district.

KanjamalaiKanjamalai, Tamil Nadu
Hindu Temples
1 Day Treks
Rock Formations

This hill is situated about 1643 meters above sea level. This wonderful place is a place of worship and a refuge for believers. It is full of hillock and greenery. Trekking place, viewpoint, etc.

Karadiyoor View Point
Karadiyoor View PointNagloor Kolakoor Road, Karadiyoor, Elavadi, Tamil Nadu 636602, India

Karadiyur is a hamlet in the vicinity of Yercaud and its surrounding regions are adorned by gorgeous forests, lakes, valleys, and gardens. This is the best viewpoint in Salem.

Kiliyur Falls
Kiliyur FallsKilliyur Road, Pattipadi, Tamil Nadu 636601, India

This falls is formed by the overflowing waters of Yarcaud lake. The view of the falls is breathtaking, especially in monsoon season. This is a seasonal falls and the best time to visit this place is immediately after the monsoons.

Mettur Dam
Mettur DamMettur Dam, Tamil Nadu 636401, India

One of the largest dam in India across Cauvery, which was built in 1934. There is a park at the base of the dam. This dam provides irrigation and drinking water facilities for more than 12 districts of Tamilnadu

Sankagiri Fort
Sankagiri FortUnnamed Road, VN Palayam, Sankari, Tamil Nadu 637301, India
Notable Architectures

This is a historical fort maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. It was built in the 15th century by the Vijayanagar empire. This was an important military base for Tippu sultan.

Shevaroy Temple
Shevaroy TempleYercaud, Yercaud, Tamil Nadu 636602, India
Hindu Temples
Mountain Peaks

A magnificent temple surrounded by the scintillating views and bountiful greenery.

Siddhar Temple
Siddhar TempleSelathampatty, Sithanur, kanjamalai, Tamil Nadu 636302, India
Hindu Temples

This is one of the 18 tamil siddha temple and is situated in the foot of Kanja malai. Several perennial wells, waterfalls and small reservoirs are present near to the temple.

Map of attractions in Salem