What is a Pagoda?
A pagoda is a tiered tower with multiple eaves, built in traditions originating as a stupa in historic South Asia. The English term Pagoda is a more generic term referring to a place of worship.
Pagoda Point – History of the name
A view point; once adorned with stone built pagodas, it is now home to a large temple. Pagoda Point, located on the eastern part of Yercaud Hills, is also known as Pyramid Point. This point has derived its name from four piles of stones that form a pyramid shape. Also it is believed to be constructed by the local tribes. However the term Pyramid Point is not familiar to the tourists and the locals. Therefore the place is called as Pagoda Point.
Pagoda Point – Temple
There is a temple located at this place between the piles, which is dedicated to Lord Rama.
Pagoda Point – Best time to visit
The visitors will enjoy the dramatic view of the towns in Salem along with the mountains, below in the day. Late evening will be the best time to see the lights twinkling in the plains.
Tourists can enjoy beautiful views of the town of Salem along with a village known as Kakambadi.