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Jalakandeswarar Temple, Vellore

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Located inside a fortification, Jalakandeswarar Temple honors Lord Shiva and features architectural ornaments that include intricate carvings on the 30 m (100 ft) tall tower and the heavy wooden door. Make a wish and place your hands on the earthen lamp behind the statue of Lord Shiva's bull--if the lamp revolves, your wish will come true. To visit Jalakandeswarar Temple and get the most from your holiday in Vellore, create itinerary details personal to you using our Vellore vacation generator.
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  • An ancient temple of Shiva with elaborate stone carvings and fine work of art. The entrance gopura and dance hall are worth mentioning. A temple worth visiting and spending some time. A little more up...  more »
  • I liked it from outside and also the inner pillars and the outer courtyards. However, the inner space is for all different pujas for different gods. I am not a religious person to visit temples... I v...  more »
  • the jalakandeswarar temple in vellore is located inside the fort. beautiful temple....clean and neat... well maintained...  more »
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  • It was very good the temple was very clean and they do every work very regularly . The only feedback is that old people cannot climb those tall and big steps . so the temple administration may take action in this case quite sooner ,otherwise that temple is very very very wonderful.
  • It's a good place.. and peaceful.. It was created around or before 1566.
  • Awesome temple,cool climate Temple is inside the Vellore fort wall.it is infront of Vellore old bus stand
  • This is one of the peaceful temples and lord shiv has the vibration power to attract His devotees
  • Very old temple. A must visit if you like history and like to explore old architecture. Overall a nice place to visit, if you are passing by vellore.

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Where to stay in Vellore

You can find inexpensive lodgings within walking distance of Vellore's famous forts, ranging from very basic to simple and cozy. Book ahead if you're looking for mid-range or deluxe accommodations. A large number of options cluster near the bus stand and highway exit, as well as in the vicinity of the railway station. Alternatively, opt to stay in nearby Yelagiri Hills, where a variety of lodgings cover all price ranges--but note that these fill up easily, especially during weekends and holidays.
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