Morning Star Travels takes to the Vellore is a city and administrative centre of the Vellore district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. In 2008, the 142 year–old municipality was made a City Corporation.
It is considered to be one of the oldest cities in South India and lies on the banks of the Palar river on the site of Vellore Fort. The city lies between Chennai and Bangalore and the Temple towns of Thiruvannamalai and Tirupati. The city has colleges, ancient temples and one of the best hospitals in India. Vellore is a major transist point for travellers, a hub for medical tourism and is emerging as a tourism hot spot. You can visit these place by Morning Star Travels
The newly established Vellore City Corporation has merged several areas into its borders including the area stretching East to West between Walajapet (including Ranipet, Arcot, Melvisharam and Sathuvachari) and Virinchipuram (including Shenbakkam and Konavattam) and North to South from Christianpet (including Katpadi and Gandhinagar) to Adukamparai (including, Thorappadi, Ariyur and Bagayam).
The places to visit to Vellore Morning Star Travels Fort is a large 16th-century fort situated in Vellore city near Chennai, in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The Fort was at one point of time the head quarters of the Vijayanagara Empire. The fort is known for its grand ramparts, wide moat and robust masonry. The Fort's ownership passed from Vijayanagara Kings, to the Bijapur Sultans, to Marathas, to the Carnatic Nawabs and finally to the British, who held the fort until India gained independence. During British rule, the Tippu Sultan's family and the last king of Sri Lanka, Sri Vikrama Rajasinha were held in as royal prisoners in the fort. The fort houses a Christian church, a Muslim mosque and a Hindu temple, the latter of which is famous for its magnificent carvings. The first rebellion against British rule erupted at this fort in 1806, and it is also a witness to the tragic massacre of the Vijayanagara royal family of Emperor Sriranga Raya.
Another places to visit to Vellore Morning Star Travels is the fortifications consist of a main rampart broken at irregular intervals by round towers and rectangular projections. The main walls are built of massive granite stones surrounded by a broad moat fed with water by subterranean drains from the Suryagunta tank. Within the fort is the similarly aged Jalakanteswara Temple. The fort is one of the most perfect specimens of military architecture in Southern India. One of the interesting features of this fort is that there is a Hindu temple, Christian church and Muslim mosque within its ramparts. The Fort also houses the famous "Tipu Mahal" where Tipu Sultan is believed to have stayed with his family during the war with the British. The graveyards of Tipu's sons are found at Vellore. The Fort is under the control of the Archeological Survey of India. The Vellore Fort has been declared as a "Monument of National Importance". The fort has become a tourist attraction for visitors to Vellore.
The state Government Museum is inside the fort and was opened to the public in 1985. The historical monuments of the North Arcot District are depicted in the Gallery. Special exhibits include a bronze double antenna sword from Vellore Taluk dating back to 400 BC., stone sculptures from the Late Pallava to Vijayanagar periods, an ivory chess board and coins used by the last Kandian King of Sri Lanka Vikrama Raja Singha. The educational activities of this Museum include an art camp for school students, the study of inscriptions and iconography for college students.
Vellore has a magnificent golden temple which is located at Sripuram near Thirumalaikodi. It is approximately 12 km from the Vellore bus terminus.
The temple is located on 20 acres of land and has been constructed by Vellore-based Sri Narayani Peedam headed by spiritual leader Sri Sakthi Amma. The temple covers 55,000 sq ft (5,100 m2) and has intricate carvings and sculptures in gold. The lighting is arranged in such a way that the temple glitters even during night. The temple construction was completed in on August 24, 2007. This places can be visited by Morning Star Travels
The Jalakandeswarar Temple is situated inside the Vellore Fort and has a majestic Gopuram (tower). Here Lord Shiva is worshipped in the form of "Jalakandeswarar". The temple is located at sub-ground levels below the temple moat – hence the name Jalakandeswarar. The temple was closed for a very long period. The main effigy of the deity of the sanctum sanctorium was taken away to a distant location to save him from being dishonoured by an appraisal. It was brought back amd put in place in 1980 when there was a severe water scarcity. The then Collector was key in getting the deity back to its location.
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The name Annur came from "Vanniyur", later transformed into Anniyur and now Annur. The myth behind the name says that, over 1000 years ago, when a small hunter hit a stone under a "Vanni" tree, it started bleeding. He was astonished and called the village people to look after this issue. Later they found a "Suyambu" Lord Shiva Idol there and built a temple.
Annur is one of the fast growing towns in the Coimbatore district with its sound business acumen, well connected roads to nearby towns like Mettupalayam, Avinashi, Tirupur, Sathyamangalam, and to nearby states like Karnataka and Kerala. Diverse business opportunities made it one of the hot business centres and real estate targets. The drinking water facility is a great gift to this town. Morning Star Travels makes to visit Annur as a comfortable journey.
Demand has been tabled with Government of Tamil Nadu to announce Annur as Taluk head quarters. As a result of joining the Avinashi Taluk to the newly formed Tirupur district, this town is now in the Coimbatore North Taluk, Coimbatore district.
Annur Morning Star Travels is a panchayat town in the district of Coimbatore, which forms a part of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. According to the census of 2001, Annur had a population of 18,163. The average literacy rate of Annur is recorded to be 66%, which is higher than that of the national literacy rate. The name of the town is derived from `Manniyur`, which again was taken from the name of a local monarch called Manni. The panchayat town of Annur is also regarded as a cotton textile and manufacturing hub comprising of several yarn spinning mills and about 100 cotton-ginning factories. This region has more than 100 edible oil mills. Annur is also considered to be one of the fastest growing towns in the district of Coimbatore. The fact that it has become one of the hottest business centers and real estate targets is just because of its sound business acumen and well connected roads to Coimbatore, Karnataka and Kerala. Have the chances to visit this place.
The town of Annur has several tourist spots which attracts thousands of tourists ever year. Among all the tourist attractions, Annur Manneeswar Temple is the most popular. It is in fact one of the oldest and famous temples, situated in the area and is lovingly known as Kongunadu. The auspicious occasions celebrated in this temple are Navaratri, Tamil New Year, Ayppasi Annabishekam, Thiru Karthigai, Sani Pearchi, Thiruvathirai. This important center of pilgrimage is easily accessible via road from Coimbatore, Avinasi, Satyamangalam and Mettupalayam. Reaching the town of Annur does not involve much of a hassle as it is connected with the major destinations of India by road, railways and airways. Both Government and private hotels are available for accommodation.
You can visit Annur through Morning Star Travels to watch the most famous temple is called Manneeswara Swamy Temple, built 1000 years ago by Chera kings. There are also many temples in and around Annur. Arulmigu Karupparayan temple at mettupalayam road, Karivaradharaja perumal Temple near Manneeswara Temple Angala Parameswari Temple Mariammam Temple Adhi Parasakthi Temple in Thennampalayam Road Annur Komarapalayam Vattamalai Murugan temple, Mettupalayam Road Kalayanasubramaniya Swamy Temple at Kumaran Kundru and Ayyappa temple in Thennampalayam Road & Very Famous Temple is Acham palayam Sri Selva vinayakar tirukovil & in that village peoples are have the Greatest Bajanai Group name Of Selva vinayakar Bajanai Groups & Sangamare notable among them and one another temple placed in there sorronding,that is called as a mondi palayam vengadesa perumal temple.this is a famous vengadesa perumal temple next of the tirupathi temple..
Annur lies amidst cities like Coimbatore, Sathyamangalam, Tiruppur and Mettupalayam. It has adequate links with these cities, which are more or less an hour away from the town.Railway and air links are available in these cities.
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