A very attractive and exquisite destination, Arcot is located on the southern banks of River Palar in the state of Tamil Nadu and is situated on a highly strategic trade route between Bangalore and Chennai which is the hamlet of Vellore city. The city is very famous for its sweet named as 'Makkan Peda' which has originated from Arcot.
It is one of the idyllic places to spend the holidays with the loved ones. Arcot Travel Guide is full of references to the exciting sceneries, religious destination and serene spots around the area. Some of the famous tourist spots of the city include Sripuram Golden Temple, Vellore Fort, Church of South India, Jalakandeswarar Temple and State Government Museum etc. The town is situated close to Vellore city and is bounded with religious destination, Monuments and picturesque beauty. The city serves as the key market for the bounding agricultural area like ground nut oil industry, thirumal timber depot and local weaving industry.