Vellore is a city in the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu that is located on the banks of the Palar River. Leather industry, agricultural trading, automobile industry, engineering & manufacturing industry and precision tool industry are the major contributors to the economic growth of the district. It is the third most populous district in Tamil Nadu.
Budget Hotels in Vellore
Some of the good budget hotels in this region are Jayanthi Residency, SGRT Residency, Hotel SMS Grand Inn, Sri Annamalaiyar Residency, Sri Srinivasar Residency and many.
Tamil is the official language of Vellore. Telugu and Urdu are also spoken here.
Events in Vellore
All the traditional festivals like Diwali, Pongal, Navratri, Christmas, Ganesh Chaturhti and Ramzan are celebrated here with great joy.
Places to See in Vellore
Sripuram Golden Temple, Vellore Fort, Kalakandeswarar Temple, Fort Museum, State Government Museum, Science Park, Tipu and Hyder Mahal, Yelagiri Hills and Ratnagiri Murugan Temple are the popular tourist destinations in Vellore.
How to Get There
Tirupati Airport is the nearest airport to Vellore at a distance of 93 km.
Katpadi Junction, Vellore Cantonment Railway Station and Vellore Town Station are the three closest railway stations to Vellore.
The new city bus station is located near Chelliamman Temple and the old bus station near the Vellore fort. One can easily commute from one destination to the other. Book your bus tickets online