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    Yercaud: Poor Man's Ooty

    Does the scorching sun makes you exhausted and you want to chill out? Then Yercaud will make you feel freezing. It is located on the Eastern Ghats in Salem District of Tamil Nadu. Referred to as “Poor Man’s Ooty,” Yercaud is about 30 Km ride from Salem. This Hill Station is at an altitude of about 1515 metres and experiences an average Temperature of 13 Celsius to 30 Celsius.

    There are numerous places available for sight seeing in Yercaud. Some of the never miss ones are: Yercaud Lake also known as Emerald Lake, which is a natural lake surrounded by enchanting gardens and Woods. Lady’s seat, which is a panoramic view point from where the entire beauty of Yercaud can be witnessed. Killiyur Falls, a breathtaking and pleasing waterfalls. Servaroyan Temple, which is a hill top Temple dedicated to Lord Servaroyan. The Pagoda point, a vantage view point and a picnic spot. Retreat, a house where students of religious order stay and study. Some other places to visit are Sri Raja Rajeswari temple, The Anna Park, Rose Garden, Heaven’s Ledge, Deer Park, Tipperary View Point and White Elephant Tooth.

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    Last edited by rock statue; 02-26-2012 at 11:55 PM.

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