Salem Sights and Landmarks Guide, India
Salem is an important city in terms of historical development of India and slowly the tourism business in Salem has also taken pace. Time is not far when Salem will become one of the most talked about tourist hot spots of the country. The government of Tamil Nadu is working hard to take the city of Salem to the next levels and their hard work has started to reflect in the atmosphere of Salem.
The best sights to cherish are the natural boundaries of Salem which are actually hill ranges. These hill ranges surround the city of Salem from all the possible sides. Nagaramalai hills surround Salem from the Northern side, Godumalai hills surround Salem from the Eastern side, Kanjanamalai hills surround Salem from the western side, and Jeragamalai hills surround the city of Salem from the Southern side.
Servarayan Hills in Yercaud are an important tourist hot spot for the locals as well for those who hit the city of Salem. The hill is famous for the breeze which regularly flows around it and the green plants which have covered the hill. All this makes the atmosphere surrounding the hill very pleasant. The thermal plant known by the name of Mettur Hydro Electric Project is another famous tourist destination for those who want to know more about how electricity if produced in such Hydro Electric Plants.
Kolli Hills are another important tourist destination which is worth a visit
The Zoological Garden famous by the name of Kurvampatti and situated in Chettichavadi is another famous tourist destination. Zoological gardens have always served as important tourist destination for any city in which they are located and Salem is no different from them. Every year thousands of locals and tourists visit this zoological garden.
For history lovers, Salem has a 300 year old fort which is located in Attur. This fort is famous amongst the locals as well as amongst tourists for the famous historical stories which are attached with this fort. And one more advantage is that it is 300 year old. Such old forts are hard to find these days.
Other famous tourist destinations, which are actually the place for worshipping, are Sri Kumaragiri Temple, Sri Ramakrishna Mutt, Sri Rajaganapathy Temple, Arulmigi Alagirinathar Temple, Belur Siva Temple, Jamma Masjid Build by Tippu Sultan, and many others.
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