VELLORE TOUR PACKAGE
VELLORE:- Vellore had the privilege of being the seat of the Pallava, Chola, Nayak, Maratha, Arcot Nawabs and Bijapur Sultan Kindoms. Vellore is the Head-Quarters of Vellore District is well connected by Rail and bus routes to major towns of the neighbouring states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.
One of the monuments of Vellore is the Fort. A very close examination of the stone inscriptions suggests that the Fort in all probability might have been built during the rule of Chinna Bommi Nayak (1526 to 1595 A.D.). The Fort is one of the most perfect speciments of Military architecture in South India.
The Jalakandeswarar Temple inside the Fort is a very fine example of Vijayanagar architecture.
Nearest Railway Station: Katpadi Junction (7 Kms) / Chennai Airport MAA (130 Kms by Road).
Note:- 10 day Chitra Pournima (April to May), 10 day Aadi Pooram (July to August), and Navarathiri (September to October).
Season:- All round the year. (6.00am to 1 pm and 4.30 to 8.30 pm)
GOLDEN TEMPLE:- The salient feature of 'Sripuram' is the Lakshmi Narayani temple whose 'Vimanam’ and ‘Ardha Mandapam’ is covered with pure gold, housing the deity Sri Lakshmi Narayani who is installed inside. The temple is located on 100 acres of land and has been constructed by the Vellore-based 'Sri Narayani Peedam', headed by spiritual leader 'Sri Sakthi Amma' also known as 'Narayani Amma'.
Distance from City:- 8 Kms.