Best Places to Visit in Tiruchirappalli

Rockfort Temple

It is also called as Ucchi Pillayar Temple. It is a 7th century temple and fort that stands on a small hillock. The cave temples in it were built during 1st century. This fort has architectural importance. It is the oldest structure in the city and an important landmark.

Temples

It is a land of tradition and thus, it is a land of temples. The 6th century temple for Vishnu is one of the important pilgrimage spot. This temple is called Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple. 2nd century Jambukeshwara Temple is also an important structure with carving masterpieces. Other important temples are Vayalur Murugan Temple, Erumbeeswarar Temple and many others.

Kallanai Dam

This is a dam that was built about 2000 years ago. It is the oldest dam that was built by man that is still in use. The place has nothing much to enjoy other than the gushing water and lush greenery.

Puliancholai Falls

This is a terrace waterfall which is a little away from the heart of the city. The route to this waterfall is very calm and serene. It is a wonderful picnic spot.

Viraliamalai Sanctuary

This is located a little away from the city. The Viraliamali Village is an ancient once that attracts a lot of pilgrimages and has a Peacock Sanctuary. The Peacock Sanctuary is a treat for your eyes.

Government Museum

It is a huge museum that holds a lot of specimens related to history, epigraphy, anthropology, zoology and others.


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