The most famous land mark of Tiruchirappalli is Rockfort Temple. It is also called as Ucchi Pillaiyar Kovil. It is in the heart of the city. This is a 275 ft. tall rock structure. It is reached by a step flight of 437 steps cut into the rock. Halfway up is the Sri Thayumanaswamy Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It has a 100 pillared hall, and a Vimana. There are inscription in these temple that date back to 3rd century B.C. From its summit tourists can get a fantastic view of the town plus its other main landmark, Srirangam, Cauvery River, Coleroon River, Thiruvanaikal Kovil, etc. The temple is located 5 kms from Central Bus Stand and 1 km from Chathiram Bus Stand. Trichy. Government and private bus services are available to reach Rockfort.


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How to Reach:

By Air

Tiruchirappalli International Airport

By Train

Tiruchirappalli Junction

By Road

Tiruchirappali – Chtram Bus stand-Buses are available from Central Bus Stand


 Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort, N Andar St, Teppakulam, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 620002

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0431 270 4621