(Last Updated on : 17/10/2013)
Places to see in Yercaud have lot to offer to people. People from across the country visit the place to get a glimpse of all the tourist spot that Yercaud has on offer. This beautiful hill station of Tamil Nadu
has various interesting places for tourism purposes. Some of them are given here:
Yercaud Lake is centrally located and attracts large number of visitors. It is a cool clean sheet of water surrounded by well-decorated gardens and woods. Here, one can experience a charming boating in the chill water of the Yercaud Lake
. It is an enchanting and refreshing experience.
Anna Park of Yercaud
This is a beautifully decorated garden near the Yercaud Lake. It is a dreamland of fragrance and colour with buzzing bees busily seeking honey in the flowers.
Lady's Seat of Yercaud
This is situated on the winding Ghat road and is a spectacular viewpoint. From here, one can enjoy the panoramic view of the plains down the mountain. One can enjoy a breath taking and dizzy experience by looking down the steep gorge. During the night, Salem
city looks like a far-off dream with the twinkling lights, which is an unforgettable spectacle. One can have the picturesque view of the valley below through a telescope from the Lady's seat.
Kulliar Falls of Yercaud
This is situated at 3000 ft high. This waterfall is situated among the sylvan surroundings. One can spend hours seeing the beautiful sight without any boredom.
Bear Cave of Yercaud
It is built of two huge boulders and is situated near Nation Bungalow, the oldest bungalow here.
Servaroyan Temple of Yercaud
This temple is situated at the top of the Shevaroys. This is said to be the third highest peak in the range. As no regular transport services are available to reach this place, one is needed to arrange special guide and vehicle to go there. The annual festival here is observed in the month of May and the entire hill tribes around come together to celebrate it.
Temples of Yercaud
The two renowned temples of Yercaud are the Servaroyan temple and Sri Rajarajeswari temple. The devotees from different parts of the state come here.
Churches of Yercaud
The Sacred Heart Church, the Retreat Church, St.Joseph's Church, Holy Trinity Church, C.S.G. Church and Lutheran Church are the important churches of Yercaud. All these are worth visiting.
Mosque of Yercaud
The Yercaud Mosque attracts lots of people, especially on Fridays and during any religious celebration.
Other places of interest in Yercaud
Some other interesting places of Yercaud include the Ornamental Plants and Tree House, Orchard cum nursery of rose plants etc. Silk
farm, Horticultural Research Station, Orchidorium, Mettur View, Cauvery Peak and Salem View are among other attractions of Yercaud.
Summer festival during middle of May attracts lots of tourists in Yercaud. The Pagoda Point, Prospect Point and Arthur's Seat are the other interesting viewpoints to look in Yercaud.