Vellore fort is at a distance of 6 km from bus station and it's such a peaceful place that you will love. Situated in the heart of Vellore city it was built in 16th century by Vijayanagara Kings. Mostly it is famous for its great architecture .Fort has the famous Jalakanteshwarar Hindu temple famous for it's carvings,the St. John's Church and a Muslim mosque.This fort was under control of many dynasties at different times. There is no ticket to go inside .The temple inside this fort is around 600 years old.We took a lodge near CMC Vellore which is 7 KMS from this fort and you will find main market here.Auto in share takes around 50 rupees to visit this place. Lodge is available here at cost of 200 rupees only .