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Killiyur Falls : This 3000 feet high water falls is situated amidst picturesque surroundings.

The Servaroyan Temple : It is situated atop Servaroyan hill. The tribals here celebrate their annual festival in May every year.

The Montfort School : The Montfort School and the Sacred Heart Convent are the two famous educational institutions at Yercaud imparting education to boys and girls respectively.

The Retreat : Started in 1945 by the brothers of Don Bosco. This institution serves as a Novitiate House where students of the religious order stay and study.


EXCURSION

Namakkal (81 kms) There are rock-cut caves and a beautiful Hanuman temple here, which has one of the largest statues of the monkey-god in the country
Tiruchengodu
(74 kms)
This is another pilgrim centre which has an ancient temple dedicated to Ardhanareeswar - a unique concept of Saivism where the deity is half male and half female.
Sankagiri (68 kms) The famous fort of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan of Mysore who fought with the British until Tipu was defeated at Srirangapatnam in 1792.
Salem (33 kms) This is the largest city in the region and has some old temples but is basically known for its industries, mainly steel, sago and hand weaving.
Mettur (94 kms) This multi - purpose dam built on the River Cauvery is a nice picnic spot, situated as it is, amidst well - maintained gardens. Water from the Stanley reservoir is used for irrigating a major portion of the plains of central Tamil Nadu.

Place of worship


Temple : Servaroyan Temple, Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple
Churches : Sacred Heart Church, The Retreat Church, St.Joseph's Church, Holy Trinity Church, C.S.I. Church and Lutheran Church.
Mosque : Yercaud Mosque.


Accommodation


Name of Hotel Phone No (STD 04281) Fax
1. Ondikkadi, Near Lake Yercaud 223334- 223336 222745
2. Sterling Holiday Resorts (Near Lady's Seat, Yercaud) 222700 to 222707 222537
3. Hotel Shevaroys, Hospital Road, Yercaud 222001  
4. Hotel Select, Near Bus-stand Yercaud 222525  
5. Hotel Shoba near Bus-Stand Yercaud 222409  
6. Township Rest House 222223  

Tourist Information


Tourist Office at T.T.D.C Complex , Ramakrishna Salai, Salem-636 007. Phone : 416449

Tourist Information can also be had at Hotel Tamil Nadu, Yercaud and Salem (Ph:413066).





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