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Jalakandeswarar Temple, Vellore

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Religious Site
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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  • This is an ancient temple located inside the Vellore fort. The entire temple is situated few feet below the ground level. Well maintained and calm place to worship. The temple also has a Mantap (hall)...  more »
  • Me and my are went at many times at jalakandeiswara temple at Vellore. This temple is famous in Vellore .  more »
  • Beautiful architecture. Can wear shorts in this temple. Much more real with a lot more character. Really worth the visit. You can take part in the rituals of each Hindu god and watch how they pray and...  more »
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  • 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.
  • Very large temple of Lord Shiva. It has very tall South Indian style temple with many idols of Gods. It is a historic monument it has a fort and water lake too near it, it has ancient tap like water system which is really astonishing.
  • Beautiful temple of historical importance. Closed between 1 and 3 midday.
  • Awesome place to spend some quality time!!!! Spiritual and Serene!!! One should must visit this Temple.. Incredible work of engineering and sculpture!!! Loved it..
  • "Beautiful temple with beautiful environment. Temple is well maintained"