Vellore: One-day trip planner

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Popular for the 16th-century Vellore Fort, Vellore is an important city of Tamil Nadu state of India. The city is located at the banks of the Palar river. Vellore is a historic town and a home to India’s top academia for engineering and medical. Although you can spend a week-long vacation, you can also plan one-day Vellore visit.

If you are on a short visit to Vellore, here is the suggestion for sightseeing.

Ratnagiri Murugan Temple

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It is a hilltop temple dedicated to Lord Murugan. The Ratnagiri Murugan temple was built during the 14th-century and has stone walls and pillars.

Address: Walajah Taluk, Ratnagiri Kilminnal, Tamil Nadu 632517, India

Contact: +91 4172 266 330

Time to spend: 1 hour

Next destination: Vellore Fort, 20 minutes drive

Vellore Fort

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It is a large 16th-century fort located at the heart of the city. One can stroll around the fort for hours praising its rich architecture. The museum and park in the complex are the must-visit sites.

Address: Fort Vellore, Balaji Nagar, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004, India

Time to spend: 2.5 hours

Next destination: St. John’s Church, 5 minutes walk

St. John’s Church

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This church was built by the Government of Madras for the people of the East India Company. St. John’s Church depicts the splendid English-Gothic style of architecture.

Address: Fort Round Road, Vellore Fort, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004, India

Contact: +91 416 222 0607

Time to spend: 45 minutes

Next destination: Golden Temple Sripuram, 30 minutes drive

Golden Temple Sripuram

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It is an ornate temple with a plating of gold on the main temple. It is located at a distance of about 8 kilometers from Vellore. The temple complex includes a beautiful park and star-shaped pathways.

Address: Sri Narayani Peedam, Sripuram, Thirumalaikodi, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632055, India

Time to spend: 2 hours

You can also book a cab in Vellore and enjoy hassle-free travel.

Route plan

Route plan to spend one day in vellore
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