kilometers from Chennai and 215 kilometers from Bangalore.
Vellore is well known for its colleges, temples, historical monuments and one of the best hospitals in India – the Christian Medical College & Hospital. Vellore city is the headquarters of the district.
Tourist Attractions in Vellore District
- Vellore Fort
- Golden Temple, Sripuram
- Jalakanteswarar Temple, Government Museum, Archaeological Survey of India Museum – Inside the Fort
- Archaeological Site Museum, Arcot
- Yelagiri Lake
- Palar Anaicut Dam
- Kavalur Solar Observatory
- Tipu Mahal, Arcot
- Delhi Gate, Arcot
How to reach Vellore
Road – National Highways NH 46, NH 4 and NH 234 pass through Vellore. It is well connected to all major cities in Tamil Nadu.
Rail – Katpadi Junction is the nearest rail head to Vellore.
Air – Chennai International Airport is the nearest Airport to Vellore (135KM away)