Address: McDonalds Road, Tiruchirapalli,
Location: Tamilnadu State
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel
Royal Southern Hotel?
Address: Kajamalai Colony, Edamalaipatti Pudur
Location: Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel
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
Tirupati, Tuticorin, and
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.
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.
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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There are excellent accommodation facilities in and around Tiruchirapalli.
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