Vellore is known for being the transit hub for travellers. Popularly known as the Fort City of Tamil Nadu, Vellore has a splendid past with a harmonious fusion of rich culture and heritage and an everlasting legacy of the early Dravidian civilization. Pallava, Chola, Nayaks, Maratha, Carnatic Nawab and Bijapur Sultan Kingdoms have ruled this area over hundreds of years and have been part of its development too. The Fort houses a Shiva Temple, a Church and a Mosque. Recently famous ( Sri Lakshmi Narayani GoldenTemple) is just 10 kms from the town. The other important attractions of Vellore include the Clock Tower, the State Government Museum, the French Bungalow and the Pearl Palace
The Pallavas, Cholas, Nayaks, Marathas, the Carnatic empire and the British are the many powers that ruled the region of Vellore for hundreds of years and are responsible for the city’s diverse cultural heritage.
Vellore airport is located in Vellore, Tamil Nadu.
Vellore Cantonment is a railway station that serves the city of Vellore, in addition to Katpadi Junction. The station is located on Villupuram - Tirupati line.
Vellore is well connected by road to major cities in India
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