The Kaveri and Kollidam rivers flow around Srirangam Island, which is known for sacred Hindu sites Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, with intricately carved gopurams (towering gateways), and Jambukeswarar-Akilandeswari Temple, dedicated to the god Shiva. The Rock Fort Temple complex towers over the city center.
Tiruchirappalli (also called Tiruchi or Trichy) is an ancient city in India's southern Tamil Nadu state.
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BY AIR – The Tiruchirappalli airport is located 5 km from the city. Indian Airlines connects Trichy with Chennai, Sharjah, Kuwait, and Colombo. BY RAIL – Trichy is an important junction on the Southern Railway. It is connected to Chennai, Thanjavur, Madurai, Tirupati, Tuticorin, and Rameswaram on the meter gauge and Bangalore, Coimbatore, Mysore, Kochi, Kanyakumari, and Mangalore on the …
Vaikunta Ekadasi (Paradise Festival), held in mid-December, is a famous festival of the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple. The major attraction of this festival is the recital of the Vaishnavite text called Thiruvaimozhi before the image of Lord Vishnu. The Car Festival, held in January, also attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world.
83 m high Rock Fort Temple is the most prominent landmark of Tiruchirpalli which stands majestically on its otherwise flat landscape. Other nearby attractions are Vayalur (8 km), Grand Anicut (24 km) and Natharmalai (37 km). Tiruchiraplli has its own international airport which connects it with cities in Asia and the Gulf region. It is connected with cities in India …
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History & Culture
History 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). Later, Woraiyur along with …