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Jalakanteswara Temple



Jalakanteswara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is situated at Vellore, inside the Vijayanagar Fort. It dates back to about 1550 AD and has various architectural monuments of the Vijayanagar kingdom. Among them are the sculptures of Yali and other mythical figures inside the pillared mandapam. An image of Lord Ganesh is kept at the entrance of the mandapam. The nearest railway station is at Katpadi (5 km).


Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Vellore
Location: Vellore

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