Tiruchirappalli, situated on the banks of the
river Cauvery is the fourth largest city in Tamil Nadu. It was a citadel of
the early Cholas which later fell to the Pallavas. Trichy is a fine blend of
tradition and modernity built around the Rock Fort. Apart from the Fort,
there are several Churches, Colleges and Missions dating back to the 1760s.
The town and its fort, now in Trichy were built by the Nayaks of Madurai.
This city has given great Tamil scholars whose contributions to the Tamil
literature have been very significant. The most famous land mark of this
bustling town is the Rockfort Temple, a spectacular monument perched on a
massive rocky out crop which rises abruptly from the plain to tower over the
It was one of the main centers around which the wars of
the Carnatic were fought in the 18th century during the British-French
struggle for supremacy in India. The city is a thriving commercial centre in
Tamil Nadu and is famous for artificial diamonds, cigars, handloom cloth,
glass bangles and wooden and clay toys.
Notable place for
sculptural beauty and granite work. The roof of this temple is laid using
Located on the Bank of
river cauvery on its north Bank and 24 km far away from trichy. It is seen
in the way towards Musri. Lord Vishnu is the deity here and it is an
important temple for vaishnavaites. The name of the Lord Vishnu in this
place is called Prasanna Venkateshwara. This temples deity
is believed to have a magnificent power of curing mental ailments and hence
people use to bring the Mentally retarded people over here. A mental asylum
is also seen here run by various people of a Trust.
An important place of worship for saivates
located at a distance of 1.5 km from trichy and very nearer to srirangam. It
is one amongst the jothirlinga states of lord shiva Lord shiva is seen in a
form of linga and he is partially submerged in water.Underneath the linga
form of shiva a spring comes and is a divine gift of the god. Archeological
surveys prove that this was built in the same time when Renganatha swamy
temple was built. A holy place which has five walls around and seven
gopurams. only hindus are allowed in this temple.
This temple is a peaceful place for worship. There is no
caste creed or race bars in this Temple. The high degree of discipline is
propagated here. Infact the temple is famous for its neat maintenance and
planned activities. A large meditation Hall is seen here. Also, many boards
and Hoardings with excellent messages to life are seen here. Being located
nearer to district Court the Temple is really a place to find the way
towards loyal life .special prayers are conducted for people who are
unmarried and also for the childless people.
Other Important Places
(Mosque) is situated in an important place and it is a Holy place of worship
for Muslim people. It has got a history of about 1000 years. Festival
celebrated here called URS attracts many Islam community people
from allover the country to here. People believe that they realize
themselves when they come here and hence the feel satisfied in a divine
Lady Lourdes church:
Located just opposite to
rockforts teppakulam. An important place for Christian peoples
prayer. The deity seen here is called The Lady Lourdes is a
remembrance and symbol of Lourdes Basillica of Lourdes (Lourdes is an
important and famous pilgrimage in world located in southern France).