Vellore - City Guide - Tamilnadu

Vellore is a city in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu which is located on the Banks of Palar River,this city has a very rich heritage and history and also refered as fort city of tamilnadu.


Vellore has been ruled by various dynasities in different time period,Pallavas, Vijayanagar Empire, Medieval Cholas, Later Cholas, Rashtrakutas, Carnatic kingdom, and the British ruled the region.

Tourist who travel through this city are admired by its Ancient culture and old traditions,Few places that tourists can visit while travelling vellore along with a Ayurvedic treatments is famous.Tourism in vellore has been quite developing and it is the best place for travellers and for visitors to visit with family on a weekend.

Vellore has ancient temples such as Golden Temple of Mahalakshmi at Sripura, Jalakandeswarar Temple, Big Mosque , Eswar Temple, and St. John's Church ,the Subramanyar temple at Kangeyanallur which stands more than 500 years old and the Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple is belived to be 1,000 years old. A visiting Yelagiri Hill station with Punganoor Lake and the Jalagamparai Waterfalls will be a good experience for tourist visitors.

Best Time to Visit Vellore : October and March are a best time to visit, weather at this time will good for travelling,In summer months it will be very hot and not suitable for tourist to visit tourist places.Deepam Festival is very famous in the month of Karthigai or November