Tiruchirappalli is an ancient town in the southern Tamil Nadu state of India (also called Tiruchi or Trichy). Around Srirangam Island, which is renowned for the holy Hindu sites of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, the Kaveri and Kollidam rivers flow with intricately carved gopurams (towering gates) and the Jambukeswarar-Akilandeswari Temple, dedicated to the god Shiva. The complex of Rock Fort Temple towers over the city centre.
On the banks of the River Cauvery lies Trichy, a fine mix of tradition and modernity. For its rich cultural and architectural heritage, Trichy is popular. Trichy is the gateway to many of Tamil Nadu 's prestigious temple towns and historical sites.
The Kallanai Dam, located just 15 km from Tiruchirapalli, is constructed across the flowing Kaveri River. It covers over 1079 feet and is more than 66 feet tall! Originally built around 2000 years ago, this ancient dam is the oldest operating water regulator system in the entire world. It may not have anything else to say, but it will certainly be worth taking a detour from the mesmerising view.Thanks to the outstanding engineering behind it, the dam also serves as an inspiration for modern-day dams.
Also known as Grand Anicut, not only because it is important to the lives of thousands of households around it, but also because of its unrivalled scenic beauty, the enormous dam is legendary. It is made of rough stones, but for over 200 decades, they have been supporting the dam 's structure indigenously. It is still in excellent condition and is regularly frequented for picnics by locals.Here, one finds true calm, watching the sunset and the spectacular view overall. There have also been numerous new developments for children , particularly like a park.
Tiruchirapalli rock fort
The Rockfort Ganpathi Temple is by far the most famous location in all of Trichy. It derives its name from its distinctive style of construction. The structure of the temple contains a massive rock that is claimed to be the world's oldest rock, much older than the Himalayan Mountains.
The devotees enter the primary temple region after ascending 344 steps. There are two sub-components of the temple: Thayumanaswamy, dedicated to Lord Shiva, and Pillayar, dedicated to Lord Ganesha. The temple's origins are dated back to the 7th century. The temple of Shiva includes the Lingam form of the Lord.
The beautiful temple is situated about 20 km from Trichy's main city. The goddess worshipped here is believed to be the goddess of strength, Goddess Mariamman. Mariamman is also believed to bring its devotees health and wealth. A strong belief is that small pox as well as chicken pox are healed by this god. There are individual shrines in this temple for processional images of Mariamman and Moolavar.
The place is particularly known for the Thai Poosam annual festival, which is celebrated with a lot of fanfare. The statue of the goddess consists of sand and clay, and the main statue is not subject to abhishekams (sacred washing), which is carried out in almost all other Hindu temples. The "abishekam" is instead used as a symbol of reverence for the small stone statue in front of the idol.
There is also a popular ritual of purchasing small metallic replicas of the idol and keeping them at home whenever a member of the family falls ill and then donating them when the disease is healed to the donation box.
The Temple of Vekkali Amman is dedicated to the Goddess Vekkali, who is known as the avatar of the Durga Goddess. In the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the temple is situated in the village of Woraiyur in Tiruchirapalli. It is thought that the Goddess is an epitome of tremendous courage, willpower, prosperity and harmony. They can experience the holy vibe of Vekkali Amman as one steps into the temple.
In order to offer their prayers, seek blessings and give thanks for all that the Goddess has given them, devotees visit the glorious temple. A magnificent feature made of gold and silver with a beautiful chariot is the shrine of the Goddess. On a piece of paper, one can also write their wishes down and drop it in a box. Many believe that their wishes have come true and their confidence in Vekkali Amman's divine power has only increased day by day.
It is known that the Vekkali Amman Temple existed in the village during the reign of the Chola Dynasty. It is believed that Goddess Vekkali is the protector of the locals, and the temple is of tremendous religious significance to the devotees. Before every war, the Chola kings adored the goddess in order to be victorious. Even today, before any significant endeavour in their lives, devotees flock to the temple to seek blessings from Vekkali Amman.
Trichy tourist places
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is located in Trichy's Srirangam City. Lord Ranganatha, a reclining form of Lord Vishnu, is devoted to the temple. Together with the surrounding area, the temple complex occupies a total area of 156 acres. The temple is the largest functional temple in the world and has been designed in the Dravidian style of architecture.
The temple's outstanding architecture comprises 21 surrounding 'gopurams' along with an ornate gateway, which is also India's highest 'gopuram'. The place also has a royal temple tower, which covers a base area of 32500 sq. The temple also has a hall with approximately 1000 decorated pillars and has a height of 196 ft.
Trichy also has something for your kids, in addition to the beautiful temples. Mukkombu is a picnic spot located approximately 18 km from the town.To keep your entire family happy, Mukkombu has its own amusement park, gardens and fishing areas. You can also visit the upper dam built across the Kaveri river and it is equally majestic. There are also boating and fishing facilities available at the dam.
In the centre of the Viralimalai town of Trichy, Viralimalai Murugan Temple is located. The temple is one of Tamil Nadu's most famous temples. The name of the temple comes from Viralimalai Hill, where it is situated.
You have to walk up a flight of about 207 stairs in order to reach the temple. On the way, there are also some mandapams that provide the devotees with rest rooms. The temple is surrounded by varieties of orchards and tresses, primarily Kura trees. Around the temple complex, you can also see various peacocks and squirrels. There is a statue of Kashyapa and Narad Muni on the premises of the temple, along with several sculptures of Arumugan and Arunagirinathar on its pillars. The temple houses Lord Muruga's idol, who sits on a peacock. The temple pooja is carried out 6 times a day.
Thiruvanaikoil Temple, also known as Jambukeshwarar Temple, is one of the holiest places in Tamil Nadu , India, located in the suburbs of the city of Tiruchirappalli. It is one of the Temples of the Panchabhoota (meaning the 5 elements of nature) and represents the element of water (Neer). It is located on an island surrounded by the Cauvery and Coleroon rivers, and when driving around this suburb, it should surely be on your list.
The temple is also called "Appu Sthalam" and "Appu Lingam" is the name of the Shiva Lingam here. Dedicated to Lord Shiva and Akilandeshwari, the shrines are located right opposite each other in the Thiruvanaikoil temple. It means the relationship between them: the Devi is the student and the teacher is the Jambukeshwara. The sanctum of Jambukeshwara has an underwater stream that, although the water is pumped out every day, is still full.
This temple is one of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams where prayers to the deity of this temple have been sung by all 4 saints and it has inscriptions from the Chola era. If you are interested in South India's religious beliefs or are simply inquisitive about Tamil Nadu 's history, this temple is a must-visit for anyone visiting this Southern suburb.
Morning pick up from Theni.
Then Proceed towards Trichy.
Hotel Check in.
Then proceed to visit Trichy major attractions such as Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Brahmapureeswarar Temple , Rock Fort Ganpati Temple and Jambukeswarar Temple.
Come back to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Trichy.
Morning Breakfast at Hotel.
Then proceed to visit Trichy major attractions such as Kallanai Dam, Butterfly Park, Aayiram Kaal Mandapam (1000 stone pillars mandapam) and Mukkombu.
Come back to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Trichy.
Morning Breakfast and then Check out from Hotel.
Then proceed to visit Trichy major attractions such as Viralimalai Murugan Temple, Vekkali Amman Temple and Samayapuram Mariamman Temple.
Then proceed towards Theni.
Finally drop at Theni.
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