famous land mark of this district
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. Halway up is the Sri Thayumanaswamy 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
al l these attributes in
rich measure. The township of
Srirangam envelopping 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 Ranganatha, 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 th 14th and 17th centuries.
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.
||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.
ancient Durga more than 1000 years old.
It is marvelous architecture ,
the doom is made up of shining marbles giving a great look to the
Durga. It is also situated in the heart of Trichy City.
|A wonderful picnic spot,where
river Kollidam branches off from the river Cavery. It is 18
kilometer from Trichy City.
||Grand Anaicut (Kallanai Dam)- An
Ancient dam built
by Karikala Chola across the river Cavery in 2 AD.
||Famous for its shrine to Goddess
Mariamman. It is in the National Highway 45 (Trichy - Chennai highway).
It is 20 kilometer from Trichy City.
||The very famous
Amman Temple situated at
Woraiyur. (& 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.
For further details kindly visit the website on Tiruchy