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A GRAND old temple

A must visit place when you are in Vellore. An ancient temple with good intricate sculptures... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mysuru (Mysore), India
Ancient Siva temple

Exotic architecture can be seen on the walls of the famous pillar platform just at the entrance of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Vipin A
Lucknow, India
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Inside The Vellore Fort, Vellore, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A must visit place when you are in Vellore. An ancient temple with good intricate sculptures. Large area with small temples dedicated to different deities.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Exotic architecture can be seen on the walls of the famous pillar platform just at the entrance of the temple . Believed to be a place where ants made a mound and water was surrounding that . Lord Siva appeared in the dreams of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful historic temple with wonderful structures almond. It is in the middle of the fort and a vehicle could take you right upto the entrance. The temple is about 500 years old with a mix of Vijayanagar and local architecture, an adjoining courtyard adds...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lord shiva temple surrounded with water..!!having a very giant shivalinga as idol.. sculptures and idols very special attraction in the temple..!! The speciality of this temple is that all the three Lords with their consorts Lord Vishnu with Mother Mahalakshmi, Lord Brahmma with Mother Saraswathi...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best architecture of Vijayanand empire. We went to see the golden temple but this was a way better temple.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the old and beautiful temple. Lord of Hindu temple. Very powerful god. Beautiful sculpture and unique temple.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this temple quite a few times and every time I re-discover this temple as an unique museum of fine crafted sculpture.

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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Jalakandaeshwarar (Lord surrounded by water) is Shiva and the temple is located inside Vellore Fort. The fort has all protective and defensive measures including an Agali (channel) all around and crocodiles were there, we were told, to prevent enemies crossing over into the fort. The...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2018

One of the few places a must see in Chennai... Temple was built around 1566 during the time of Veluri Bommi Nripati.

Thank DannG
Reviewed August 21, 2018

It is located inside the Vellore fort.This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple was built by Vijayanagara Kings.The architecture is very nice.It is one of the best places to visit in vellore.

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December 5, 2016|
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Response from Sushant K | Reviewed this property |
It's really close to CMC Vellore around 15-20 min of walking distance. Temple is inside the Vellore fort. The best way to be there is by walking if you are coming from CMC Main gate go straight for around 10 min, you find a... More
August 17, 2015|
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Response from Shivkinkar P | Reviewed this property |
Temple timings for all days including public holidays 6.30 AM - 8.30 PM