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    Tourism places in Yercaud Hills

    Hi friends,
    These are about yercaud,
    Yercaud Lake: a pool surrounded by gardens and well-wooded trees.

    Lady's Seat: Tourists can have a panoramic view of the plains below through the telescope mounted at the Lady's seat.

    Killiyur Falls: a 90-foot (27 m)-high waterfall.

    The Servaroyan Temple: Situated atop Servaroyan hill, the annual festival of Lord Servaroyan is celebrated in May every year. The temple is a narrow and dark cave having the God Servarayan and the Goddess Kaveri inside, which are believed as the deities of the Shevaroy Hills and Cauvery River.

    Bear's Cave: Situated near the Norton's Bungalow, Bear's Cave is considered as one of the abodes of Lord Murugan.

    Green House: The greenhouse cultivates many varieties of flowers and spices.
    The Grange: The Grange is one of the oldest buildings in Yercaud, built in 1820's by the then District Collector of Salem, M.D. Cockburn who first introduced coffee from Arabia and apples and other fruits from South Africa between 1820 and 1829. It is believed to have been the summer resort of Robert Clive, general of the East India Company in the late 19th century.

    Pagoda Point: Another vantage view point; once adorned with stone built pagodas, it is now home to a large temple.

    Silk Farm and Rose Garden: Situated very close to Lady's Seat, Silkworms are reared here. Located 2 km from Yercaud town, tourists can see the cultivation of mulberries, growing of silk worms, and methods of silk-spinning. The rose garden has a collection of varieties of roses. There is a nursery in this garden which sells plants.

    Trekking in Yercaud: Yercaud has developed into a major trekking destination in the region. Many treks are organized here. Chennai Trekking Club organizes treks in Yercaud.

    Fairholme Bungalow: Fairholme Bungalow is one of the old heritage colonial bungalows on Tipperary road. A Miss Pope sold it to the present owners, who converted it into a heritage hotel. It is furnished with antique furniture and fireplaces.

    Heaven's Ledge: A Scenic west-facing cliff situated in Gowri Estate in Yercaud.It has been converted into a campsite to encourage sustainable tourism. It is 15 km away from the main town area.

    Thanking You!
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