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Tiruchirappalli / Trichy

Tiruchirappalli is our next tourist destination in Tamil Nadu State, India. City is also known as Trichinopoly, Trichy and Tiruchi. This urban area is not much popular due to lack of promotions, but this is 3rd largest town of state having several historical places and tourism spots.

The rulers of Cholas, Pallavas, Pandyas, Medieval Cholas, Later Pandyas, Delhi Sultanate, Vijayanagar Empire, Madurai Sultanate, Carnatic, Nayak Dynasty and the British. The town played vital role during the battle amid British and French Company. Town is holding many shrines and monuments where travellers can attain.

Few major attraction spots of Tiruchirappalli are mentioned below:
Karaikudi: first place to visit in Trichy is Karaikudi at 103 km distance from central part of city. Karaikudi lies under Sivaganga Region and travellers can visit the monuments created in the area by Nattukottai Chettiyars.

St John's Church: another location is St John's Church which is very ancient church of Tiruchirapalli. It was constructed by BEIC (East India Company) in 1812. Major part of church is its structural design which makes it one of the best churches in India.

Rock Fort: The big castle is our next destination in Trichy. A fort known as Rock is on the top of tall rock with 83 meters height. Sources say the rock of fort is 3800 million ages old. Because of such period it is placed in the list of ancient rock creation in whole world. The fort constructed on top is around 2 billion ages old.

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple: a shrine known as Sri Ranganathaswamy is next religious spot of Trichy dedicated to God Ranganatha who was the another creation of Lord Vishnu. Temple is spread in 156 acres land in Srirangam close to Cauvery River. 108 Divya Deshams is best thing to watch in temple.

Vayalur Murugan Temple: next place is Vayalur Murugan shrine at 9 km distance from central Trichy. Temple is dedicated to Lord Muruga who is next carnation of Lord Kartike (son of Lord Shiva).

Government Museum: a museum with great collection of historical things is available for visitors. Museum is managed by local government situated at Bharathidasan town, which is closer to market of Trichy.

St. Joseph's Church: another religious spot is ancient church constructed in 1792 by Danish Missionary. Church is constructed close to Maingaurd Gate and Teppakulam.

Gunaseelam Vishnu Temple: here the 8th tourist place is Gunaseelam Vishnu shrine where the devotees of Lord Prasanna Venkatachalapathi visit frequently.

Other major spots of Trichy are Mukkombu, Vekkaliamman Temple, Tiruvanaikkaval Temple, Puliyancholai Falls, Gangaikondacholapuram Temple, Brihadeshwar Temple, Maariamman (Samayapuram Maariamman) Temple, Viralimalai Murugan Temple, Kodumbalur and Kallanai Dam. Both locations are amazing and best picnic spots. Kallanai Dam is spread in 146.70 square km area and construction was completed in 1st century by the ruler King Chola Karikalan.

Attaining to Tiruchirappalli:
By Train: Tiruchchirappalli Junction is linked to many big stations of India. Trains for Trichy are available from Mayiladuturai, Coimbatore, Mumbai and few more major cities of India.

By Road: Reaching Trichy by road is possible as direct buses from Coimbatore, Bangalore and few more states are available for Trichy. Tamil Nadu State transport is having luxury buses for Trichy from Chennai, Coimbatore, Trivandrum and few more cities.

By Air: attaining to Tiruchirappalli international airport is best way for abroad visitors. Domestic flights are also available for this airport from almost every corner of India.