Archaeological Survey of India Museum

Tamil Nadu

Inside the fort, this museum houses a small collection of very worn Pallava, Chola and Nayak stone sculptures, plus British-era cannons and displays on the 1806 Vellore Mutiny, the earliest anti-British uprising by Indian troops. It's hardly worth your time.

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1. St John’s Church

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Within the fort grounds stands this handsome, yellow-walled church (1846). Only open Sunday.

2. Vellore Fort

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Vellore's fort, with nearly 2km of moat-surrounded ramparts, was built in the 16th century and passed through Maratha and Mughal hands before the British…

3. Jalakantesvara Temple

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The Jalakantesvara Temple, a gem of late Vijayanagar architecture, dates from around 1566, and was once occupied as a garrison. Check out the small,…