AlangayamAlangayam is a small town in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. It is located in the Vellore district and is around at a distance of 18 Kms from Vaniyambadi. This town is well known for the leather industries. The town is very close to Asia's second largest telescope located in the Vainu Bappu Observatory in Kavalur.
The Alangayam town enjoys pleasant temperatures through out the year as it is surrounded by mountains and forests of Eastern ghats. The town is well connected to the other towns and cities of the state via buses.
Alangayam TourismThe hill station Yelagiri is around 30 Kms from this town. Another place of interest near Alangayam is the small hill station Javadi Hills. One can also visit the Vainu Bappu Observatory in Kavalur which holds the Asia’s second largest telescope.
There are also many waterfalls in Alangayam. The Jalagamparai falls and the Biman falls near the Yelagiri hills are famous tourist spots around this town. The Kannika Parameshwari temple and the Mariamman temples are the two famous Hindu temples in Alangayam. These temple are located in the center of the town. Every year the residents of the town celebrate the temple festival at a large scale which is attended by tourists from nearby cities.
The Mecca masjid and the Masjid-e-Khadeem are famous mosques in the town. Best way to reach Alangayam is by bus which can be boarded from Vellore and Vaniyambadi. There are no hotels available in the Alangayam town. But, one can spend a night or two in the hotels and resorts located near the hill station Yelarigi.
Kottaiyur (Po), Yelagiri Hills
Phone Number: 097866 67968
Hotel Lake View
Yellagiri Road, Athanavoor
Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu
Phone Number: 094421 92203
Banks in AlagayamPeople in the Alagayam town can do their financial transaction through the banks that have their branches in the town. Not all banks have their presence in this town. only a couple banks have opened their branches that take care of the financial needs of the people in the town.
Bank Of Baroda (BOB)
109, Gandhi Road, Alangayam, Dist.Vellor, Tamil Nadu – 635701
IFSC Code: BARB0ALANG
Indian Overseas Bank (IOB)
64, I Floor, Gandhi Road, Alangayam, Tamil Nadu – 635701
Tel: (04174) 265236
IFSC Code: IOBA0000326
ATMs in Alangayam
Indian oversas bank has its ATM in the Alangayam town. One can use this ATM which is located at the following address.
Indian Overseas bank
Vaniyambadi Road Alangayam 635701
Hospitals in AlangayamEven though the town of Alangayam does not have any big or multi-specialty hospitals, the basic health care is taken care by the Government hospital. For any major illness and surgeries, people go to Vellore or other big cities like Chennai and Bengalure.
Alangayam Government Hospital
Alangayam, Tamil Nadu 635701
Phone : 04174-265516
44, MC Road,
Near Government Hospital,
Phone: 4174- 256265
Gokulam Dental Clinic
151/153, SK road,
Near Chamundeswari Amman Temple,
Tamil Nadu State Electricity BoardThe electricity in the town of Alangayam is distributed by the Vellore division of Tamil Nadu state electricity board. Their office in the town is located at the following address.
Odugathur - Vellore Road SH 122
Phone: 04174 269 532
Fire Station in AlangayamThe fire and rescue services in the town are taken care by the fire officers stationed at the fire station in the town.
Alangayam, Alangayam, Vellore, 635701,
Phone: 4174- 265580
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