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Address: Vellore Fort, Vellore, India
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Vellore Fort

This 16th century fort is one of the grand forts in the country. The fort is known for its huge ramparts, wide moat and robust masonry. It includes an escape tunnel leading to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Anupam03
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Should visit this place if you are planning for a vellore trip . it will be more good if you have an historical sense . i would recommend to study a bit about this fort before you visit

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This 16th century fort is one of the grand forts in the country. The fort is known for its huge ramparts, wide moat and robust masonry. It includes an escape tunnel leading to Virinjipuram about 12 km away. The fort houses a temple, a mosque and a church. The renowned Vellore Christian Hospital, and many other buildings are also part... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small fort. Not as majestic as Forts in Gujarat but none the less a nice open place to walk around.

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Thank Surya S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It contains temple of Shiva, meuseum by ASI, Dargah & even a church inside forr. No audio visual show or guide available. Lot of parking space is there inside. Ponds are full of algae. Place is wasted in spite lot of oportunities.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip to vellore. The fort is a nice attraction too see and there is a temple there as well. Both items are free and there is also a nice area outside for a picnic with a view of the mountains. There are also monkeys roaming around everywhere.

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Thank Rory J
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Only best attraction is the temple inside the fort there is no entry but have to pay 20 for parking. you can only see the fort walls and museum inside the fort.

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Thank sagarmahatme
Chandigarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Good place to Hangout with Family and Friends. nice scenic beauty. Have very historic temple inside . Good place to see old designs that are found in ancient south indian temples.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Excellent location for a morning walk. Refreshing place in Vellore city for a timeout before a busy day of work.

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Visited the well known Vellore Fort which was built during the 16th century AD by the Aravindu Dynasty of the Vijaynagar Empire. Later the fort’s ownership passed through the various dynasties like the Marathas, Bijapur Sultans, the Carnatic Nawabs and the British. The massive ramparts and moats have made the fort a strategic location, it was also known to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Its a Historic place-- nice place to hangout with family in clear evenings. Around 400 hundred years old well maintained historic monument.

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