Sholinghur

The hilltop Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple at Sholinghur.

Sholinghur is a town in Vellore ,Tamil Nadu. The town is famous in Tamil Nadu and other neighboring states for the Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple..

The town was the site of a battle during the Anglo-Mysore Wars. It was here that Sir Eyre Coote fought against Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali in the Second Anglo-Mysore War during the battle of sholinghur 1781. Near Sholinghur Bus Terminus, is the burial ground dedicated to the soldiers of Tipu Sultan army fought in the war.

Sholinghur Hill

view from the hilltop temple


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