Jalagandeswarar TempleCurrently Closed
- Address: Sri Jalakandeswarar Temple, Vellore Fort, Vellore-632001, India
- Timings: 06:30 am - 08:30 pm Details
- Phone: +91-9894745768
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Lake
Jalagandeswarar Temple - Review
Encircled by beautiful water fencing it, the temple was built at the centre of a water tank. While performing pujas, water is in fact drawn from the tank itself and offered to the Gods. Intricate stone sculptures can be found everywhere of deities worshipped by the locals. There are three inner sanctums.
Legend has it that there was once an ant-hill where the current sanctum exists. During the monsoon, the rain water that would gather at the lower levels of the ant hill made a resevoir there. A Shivalingam rested there as well. However, Lord Shiva appeared in the dreams of a local chieftain and asked him to remove the shivalingam and install the Lord instead.
Jalagandeswarar Temple Information
- Other Contacts number is +91-9894682111, +91-416-2223412, +91-416-2221229.
- Maintain the decorum of the temple.
- Do not wear jewellery or carry expensive articles.
- No pets are allowed.
- No entry fee.
- Recommended time to visit: October – March.
How To reach Jalagandeswarar Temple by Public Transport
- Buses and trains are available.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Jalagandeswarar Temple
95% of people who visit Vellore include Jalagandeswarar Temple in their plan
79.07% of people start their Jalagandeswarar Temple visit around 09 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Jalagandeswarar Temple
92.37% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jalagandeswarar Temple
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Jalagandeswarar Temple, Vellore Reviews
One of the oldest and a huge temples in this area within a Fort. Temple structure is very grand. The deity of Lord Siva is also majestic. The hall with lot of artistic pillars is excellent with very intricate carvings. It is very cool inside though it was scorching hot outside. Temple is maintained very cleanly and good parking space is available. A must visit place in Vellore.
Beautiful, clean and serene! People came in and went as they pleased. There is provision of water and the temple staff were friendly.
This place is very nice cuz all monument just made of rocks and nothing. Nice & cool environment. You must visit it.
The temple is located within the vellore fort. It was built by kings of Vijayanagara empire around 1550 AD. The sculptures are exquisite with intricate carvings. A good place to visit if you go to vellore
Beautiful Monuments made of Stones. Nice place to hang out with family and friends.