Tiruchirappalli or Trichy in short is situated on the banks of the river Cauvery and is the fourth largest city in Tamil Nadu. The vibrant city of Trichy offers an interesting amalgam of tradition and modernity that beckons the tourists from all the parts of the country. The most striking landmark of the city is the splendid Rock Fort which is one of the oldest in the world. The town and its fort, now in Trichy were built by the Nayaks of Madurai. This city has given great Tamil scholars whose contribution to the Tamil literature is quite significant.
The most famous land mark of this bustling town is the Rock Fort Temple, a spectacular monument perched on a massive rock towering over the old city. It was one of the main centers around which the wars of the Carnatic were fought in the 18th century.Beside the templesTrichy is also famous for the Christian churches and it is said to have the greatest number of chapels in India.Trichy is also famous for ArcotNawab Masjid (one of the oldest), with its large water storage tank (Ahil).
Also famed as an important commercial and industrial hub, Trichyhas given rise to multitude of flourishing industries such as BHEL, HAPP, OFT and Golden Rock Railway Work shop. Besides, it is also famous for artificial diamonds, bangles made of glass, cigars, handlooms and clay toys.
With excellent infrastructural facilities,Tiruchirappalli is a good base to see east and central Tamil Nadu.It has spectacular monuments and temples making it a divine and pleasant place of visit. The holiness of this place can be felt during each occasion, which is celebrated with great enthusiasm.
Beside the templesTrichy is also famous for the Christian churches and it is said to have the greatest number of chapels in India.Trichy is also famous for ArcotNawab Masjid (one of the oldest), with its large water storage tank (Ahil).