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Located on the northern banks of the Palar River, Kaveripakkam is a town in Vellore District of Tamil Nadu. This town, also known as Kaveripak, is 10 km east of Walajapet and 30 km from Kanchipuram.

Kaveripakkam is a tourist spot known for a lake built by King Nandivarman III of Pallava dynasty. This place was called 'Kavithapakkam' during the reign of the Pallavas. Recent excavations have unearthed 16th century artifacts such as pottery materials and burnt clay products from here. These artifacts are now displayed at Government Museum in Vellore.

Sholingur Narasimha Temple at Sholingur is 25 km away. Puduppadi, Panapakkam and Natteri are the places in the neighborhood.

Kaveripakkam is 40 km from Vellore and 78 km west of Chennai International Airport. Nearest rail access points are Walajah Road Junction Railway Station and Sholinghur Railway Station.

Updated on 10th August, 2005
District: Vellore
Location: Kaveripakkam    

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