Welcome to the Fort City of Tamil Nadu. Vellore has the blend of rich heritage and culture representing the ancient Dravidan civilisation. The Web Site about Vellore brings you a variety of information viz. the history, people, tourist places, research centres etc.
Vellore had the previlege of being the seat of the Pallava, Chola, Nayak, Maratha, Arcot Nawabs and Bijapur Sultan Kindoms. It was described as the best and the strongest fortress in the Carnatic War in the 17th Century. It was witnessed the massacre of European soldier during the mutiny of 1806.