Periyar Park

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Timings : 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Time Required : 1-2 hours

Entry Fee : No entry fee

Periyar Park, Vellore Overview

Periyar Park centrally located in the city of Vellore is a spot frequently visited by both locals and tourists. It is a park with state-of-the-art facilities for joggers, family picnics and other pastimes. This place is best known for its vibrant green matting all over and the different species of birds here. The park has an entirely separate section for birds; it features a 1-kilometre long path for charming promenades, attractive benches, a roller-skating area, fully-functioning toilets and a children’s play area with battery-powered cars and motorcycles. Periyar Park ensure the enjoyment of people of all ages!

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Tips for Visitors

  1. Wear light and comfortable clothing and footwear.
  2. Protective measures such as the use of sunscreen and sunglasses should be considered.
  3. Carry roller skating gear in case of a desire to participate in the activity.

Best Time to Visit

One may visit the park at any time of year although the period from November to March is recommended for pleasant weather conditions.

History of Periyar Park

Periyar Park was opened for public access on October 20, 2010. It was launched by M.K Stalin, who held the position of Deputy Cm at the time. The park is managed and financially supported by the Department of Tourism of India, which ensures that facilities provided are top-notch at all times. Renovations are made regularly as required.

How To Reach Periyar Park

Periyar Park is located at Fort Round Rd, Balaji Nagar, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004. At a walking distance of 1 kilometre from Vellore Town Railway Station, one may access the park by cab, bus or hire a private vehicle from any part of the city.

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