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Vellore Fort

Vellore Fort, Vellore, India
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Ranked #4 of 18 Attractions in Vellore
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

One can just go around the fort in a car and see the fort. If you have come to Vellore, also see the fort. It would not take more than 10-15 minutes going around the fort. However, the temple inside the fort is really worth watching.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice place to see and plz go to vellore Fort museam to know historical importance of this Fort. Jalakandeshwara swami(shiva) temple is there to watch. From vellore old bus stand it is very nearer.

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Bangalore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

While traveling from Bangalore, I could easily find this place with the help of GPS. However there is no sign for Car parking so had to search for parking outside the fort. Apparently, there is a parking lot inside the fort itself, with the minimal fee of 20 rupees. This should have been great attraction with its history, if this... More

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Asansol, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The fort gives an urge to come and see it from a distance away of the footbridge of Big Market Road footbridge. When you'll go you'll astonish probably. You'll see stone wall span across hectors as you heard and read in history. And as you'll go to explore more you'll see the position of guards that time in the fort.... More

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Esbjerg
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The fort is good, and walking on the ramparts gives a good view of how things might've been in old times. However, the inside of the fort is used for government offices and everything is in a really poor state, very sad to see the heritage buildings treated like that. There is a small museum with icons which is quite... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

First of all Hats of to Chinna Bommi Reddy and Thimma Reddy who got this Fort Built...It is a true work of genius. Pondering on the masterpiece can take one back to the historical times. I presume this is one and only fort which has such a profound moat around it and a strong wooden bridge to cross the moat... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Great Fort.................. Ancient........... Historical.......... Peaceful ............. Serene.............. Divine............

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Chennai (Madras), India
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110 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Despite the fact that the Fort is historical and dates back to the infamous Sepoy mutiny during the East India Company rule, the maintenance leaves a lot to be desired. This abundant fort is terrible for single travelers. However, the shiva temple (Jalakandeswarar/ Jwarahareswarar) inside the fort and the garden outside are recreational spots for a lot in the evening.

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Pondicherry, India
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We visited the Vellore Fort, Not like other Fort in India, and not maintained properly. Still worthy to visit and parking available.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Probably the only peaceful place for Walkers/Joggers... Attached is the Children Park... Good one... Parking avl... Lot of stuff for VFM gor kids..

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