South India temple tour | Trichy attractions | Alluring India Tour


Must Visit for your south India temple tour

Trichy’s official name is ‘Tiruchirappalli’ and is often called Tiruchi. Those travelers traveling by road in the state of Tamil Nadu halt at Trichy between the cities of Pondicherry and Madurai. Interesting legends are associated with the town of Trichy. As per one such legend, it is believed that the city got its name from a mythological character called ‘Trishira’. He was said to be a 3 headed demon who meditated and worshipped Lord Shiva to gain powers from his blessings. However, some scholars have mentioned that the word Tiruchirapalli has actually been derived from Tiru-ssila-palli that means ‘holy rock town’. Yet another scholar refers the derivation to be from 'Chiruta-palli' meaning "little town".

The city of Trichy has been ruled by several dynasties like the Cholas, Pallavas, Pandyas, Nayaks as well as the British. Today it is not only and industrial centre but also a very important education centre in the state. Some great Tamil scholars from this city are known to have contributed significantly to the Tamil literature.

What to See

Trichy and temples are synonymous and mostly people visit here to see the beautiful architecture of temples along with its neighboring city Tanjore.The sightseeing highlight is the Rock fort temple of Trichy and other significant monument include the Ranganathaswamy temple at Srirangam. It is said that the town and the fort was built by the Nayak clan of Madurai.

Apart from the temples, there are also several mosques and churches in this town. The world’s oldest functional dam is located here in Trichy. It is called Grand Anaicut and was built by Sir Arthur Cotton. There is also a Nawab’s palace.

Best Time to visit

The best time to visit Trichy can be best explored during the winter months from December to February. The temperatures rise from April onwards and summers get very hot.

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