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Culture of salem

Pongal, Navarathri and Deepavali are customary festivals in Salem. Pongal dish is a delectable favourite. South Indian and Chettinand are the main cuisines. The Indian Institute of Handloom Technology is the pride of the city. Salem is famous for its life size terracotta horses. Bazaar Street, Car Street, First Agraharam and Chinna Kadai Street are the shopping locales. Shevapet and Fort area are renowned for hardware and furniture. Reliance Shopping Mall, the city's largest shopping complex is at Five Roads.

salem culture

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  • Theme of Salem [Heritage, Nature]
  • You'll love Salem for [Monuments, Resorts]
  • Watchout for [Congested traffic, Narrow roads]
  • Best Time To Visit
    October - February
  • Altitude 912 ft. above sea level

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