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Kavalur is a picturesque village in Vellore District of Tamil Nadu, located about 175 km south-east of Bangalore and 200 km south-west of Chennai. The Vainu Bappu Observatory, the main optical observatory of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, is situated here.

Kavalur can be reached from Bangalore, via Hosur, Krishnagiri, Vaniyambadi (29 km) and Alangayam (10 km). The nearest railway station is at Vaniyambadi.

Updated on 27th June, 2005
District: Vellore


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