The most famous land mark of this district is Rockfort Temple. This temple crowns a massive outcrop of rock that soars 83 meters upwards, from the surrounding plains. It is reached by a step flight of 437 steps cut into the rock. Hallway up is the Sri Thayumanavar lswamy Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It has a 100 pillared hall, and a Vimana. From its summit we will get a fantastic view of the town plus its other main landmark, Srirangam,Cavery River,Coleroon River,Thiruvanaika Kovil.
Sanctity is accorded to a place on the basis of its threefold popularity of the presiding deity, the quality of the holy waters and its hoary past. The holy shrine of Srirangam has all these attributes in rich measure. The township of Srirangam enveloping the shrine is situated on a tiny island formed by the bifurcation of the river Cavery at a place called Mukkombu (Upper anaicut). The southern distributary of the river retains the name Cavery,while the northern branch is called Coleroon. The abode of the Supreme Lord, Sri Ranganathar, the reclining form of Lord Vishnu is situated in Srirangam 8 kilometers from Trichy city. There are not less than 22 gopurams, one of which is the tallest in India. The 72m high 13-tiered Rajagopuram was built in 1987 while the remaining 21 gopurams were built between the 14th and 17th centuries.
Thiruvanaikaval Jambukeswara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is situated 2 kms east of Srirangam. The temple is named after the elephant which is believed to have worshipped Lord Siva here. Installed under an ancient Jambu tree, the lingam is partially submerged by water and meant to represent God incarnate as water.
This is a temple for Lord Brahma,Shiva& Vishnu. This is one of the 108 important shrines for Lord Vishnu. For goddess Saraswathi separate shrine is here. This temple is sung by Thirumangai Alwar, one of the 12 important vaishnavite saints. It is 6 kilometers from Trichy City.
Famous for its shrine to Goddess Mariamman. It is in the National Highway 45 (Trichy - Chennai highway). It is 20 kilometer from Trichy City.
Built in 1812, this church has lovered doors, which when opened, turns the church into an airy pavilion. Its excellent setting and marvelous architecture, makes it a site worth visiting. It is in the heart of the Trichy city, surrounded by commercial markets.
It is ancient Mosque more than 1000 years old. It is marvelous architecture the doom is made up of shining marbles giving a great look to the Mosque. It is also situated in the heart of Trichy City.
A wonderful picnic spot,where the river Kollidam branches off from the river Cavery. It is 18 kilometer from Trichy City.
Grand Anicut (Kallanai Dam)- An Ancient dam built by Karikala Chola across the river Cavery in 2 AD. It is 15 kilometer from Trichy City.
The very famous Amman Temple situated at Woraiyur. It is 3 kilometer from Trichy City.
The Place of Temple dedicated to Lord Muruga. It is 6 kilometer from Trichy City.
A fine picnic spot, it is located in the foot hills of the kolli rage. It is 72 kilometers from Trichy city.
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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