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Tiruchirappalli Tourism India - Famous Tourist Places in Trichy

Jennys Residency
Jennys Residency
Address: McDonalds Road, Tiruchirapalli,
Location: Tamilnadu State
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel

Royal Southern Hotel
Royal Southern Hotel?
Address: Kajamalai Colony, Edamalaipatti Pudur
Location: Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel

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About Tiruchirapalli India

Tiruchirapalli India is 325 km south west of Madras which is now known as Chennai. Tiruchirappalli was the heart of Tamil Nadu, situated at the head of the Kaveri delta. The Pallavas, Pandyas and Cholas chose this city for their feudal wars.

The city is known for its temple architecture. The most famous land mark of this bustling town is the Rock fort Temple, a spectacular monument perched on a massive rocky out crop which rises abruptly from the plain to tower over the old city.

How To Reach Tiruchirapalli India

» Air link: The Tiruchirappalli airport is located 5 km from the city. Indian Airlines connects Trichi with Chennai, Sharjah, Kuwait, and Colombo.

» Rail link: Trichy India is an important junction on the Southern Railway. It is connected to Chennai, Thanjavur, Madurai, Tirupati, Tuticorin, and Rameshwaram on the meter gauge and Bangalore, Coimbatore, Mysore, Kochi, Kanyakumari, and Mangalore on the broad gauge.

» Road link: Trichy India is also well connected by road with important places in South India. For local transport, there are regular city bus service to all the places of tourist interest from Central Bus Station and Chinthamani Bus Station. Tourist taxis, auto-rickshaws, and cycle rickshaws are also available.

The Amazing History of Trichy India

Woraiyur , a part of present day Tiruchirappalli, was the capital city of Cholas from 300 B.C. onwards. This is supported by archaeological evidences and ancient literatures. There are also literary sources which tell that Woraiyur continued to be under the control of Cholas even during the days of Kalabhra interregnum (A.D. 300 - 575).

Trichy Tourist Places

» The Rock Fort
The most prominent of all the Trichy Tourist Places is the Rock Fort temple. It is 272ft above the city on the banks of the river Cauvery. The rock cut into 437 steps, leads to the temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vinayaka (the mythical half-man, half-bird Garuda who is Vishnu's Vehicle, famous in the Epic Mahabharata). Along the way to temple there are landings and shrines.

» The Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
This temple is at Sri Rangam Island, in the middle of the Cauvery river. This temple was built by various dynasties including the cheras, Pandyas,Cholas, Hoysalas and the Vijayanagar Empire between 13th and 18th centuries.

» Sri Jambukeswara Temple
This temple is situated about 2.5 km east of the Sri Ranganathaswamy temple. It has an interior with a large central court, an excellent example of the Dravidian architecture of A D 1600. The rampant dragons, elaborate foliated brackets and royal Nayak portraits are incorporated to its courtyards pillars.

» Thiruvanaikkaval
It is another shrine dedicated to Shiva, 6 Km east of Srirangam, named for a legendary elephant that worshipped the linga. It has five walls and seven gopurams with a finest Dravidian architecture work.

» Woraiyur:
A part from its historical importance of having been the capital of the Chola dynasty, Woraiyur in Tiruchirapalli India is also famous for its handmade cigars and handloom sarees. The handmade cigars of Woraiyur were said to be famous overseas, so much so that even Winston Churchill is said to have relished them though he remained loyal to the Cuban cigars.

Around Tiruchirapalli India

» Samayapuram Mariamma
Samayapuram, lying at a distance of 11 km from Trichy in Lalgudi taluk, is famous for the shrine of Goddess Mariamman. It has a rich legendary and historical background.

Hotels for Trichy Tourism

Trichy tourism offers a number of hotel options where you can stay during your tour. Popular amongst them are Sangam Hotel in Trichy, Royal Southern Hotel and Jenneys Residency

» Kailasamundaiyar Temple
It is located amidst lush green paddyfields and sylvan surrounding on the northern banks of the Uyyakondan channel in a sleepy hamlet named Cholamadevi near Thiruverumbur, 12 km away from Trichy City. For a trained eye, the history of this dilapidated temple wouldn't go unnoticed.

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