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, Tamil Nadu

(Tiruchy is also known as Trichy / Tiruchirappalli / Tiruchirapalli / Tiruchirapally)
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State: Tamil Nadu
District: Tiruchirappalli
Famous for/as: Pilgrim
Languages: Tamil, English
Best Season: Nov - Mar
Weather: Summer 20 to 31°C, Winter 26 to 24°C
Altitude: 85 m
Pincode: 620xxx
STD code: 0431
Tiruchirapalli is shortly referred as Trichy. Trichy is located on the Cauvery river banks. Trichy is the fourth biggest city of Tamil Nadu. The early Cholas sited Trichy as their citadel.

Trichy gives an absolute combination of tradition and contemporary surroundings. There are several churches, colleges, missions, and temples dating back to 1700s. The town in Trichy was built by the Madurai Nayaks. Trichy is an eminent place as it has bestowed with impressive Tamil scholars who have contributed significantly for the Tamil literature. The festivals are celebrated with great pomp and grandeur. The holiness of this place can felt during each occasion.

Trichy is a flourishing commercial hub of Tamil Nadu. The rock fort is the landmark of this magnificent holy city. Trichy is popular for artificial diamonds, glass bangles, handloom cloth, cigars and clay toys.

Trichy is an industrial town with numerous industries flourishing such as BHEL, HAPP, OFT and Golden Rock Railway Work shop. It has spectacular monuments and temples making it a divine and pleasant place of visit.
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The historical town of Trichy, also known as Tiruchirapalli, goes back to the flourishing age of the Chola period that began from 300 B.C. Archaeological artifacts and historical data link Woiyer (present day part of trichy) to have been under the control of the Chola kings even during the reigns of Kalabhra interregnum, i.e. from 300-575 A.D.

After the falls of the Chola Empire, Tiruchirapalli came under the rule of Mahendra Varma Pallav, who ruled from 590 A.D. to 880 A.D. However, in 880 A.D. the Greater Cholas, marked the end of the Pallavs. In 1225 A.D. the city came under the Hoysulas and then under the Pandayas, who practically ruled till the fall of their empire in the year 1565.

Historical data confirms this city to have been under the leadership of the Nayaks till the 1736 A.D. it was during this time that the magnificent Teppakulam and Fort were built. After the Nayaks, the Marathas, the Nawabs of Carnatic and the French are also known to have ruled the city for some time.

Mughals ruled here with the assistance of the French and the British. However, British completely gained the control of the city and remained so till the independence of the country.

Travel within city

Travelling around Tiruchy is easy, as the city is well developed and has a good network of travel options. There are many buses and auto rickshaws available for travel in the city of Tiruchy, and a network of share auto rickshaws also ply through the city.


While travelling in Tiruchy, opting for bus travel can be a wise choice as the buses comprehensively cover all parts of the city. Travelling through bus in Tiruchy is also relatively safe as buses as always moderately crowded even during night time. The bus fares are also cheap and travelling in bus may cost you around Rs 3 to 9.

Auto Rickshaw

You can also opt for auto rickshaws in the city of Tiruchy, and these do not run on meter. Auto rickshaw drivers are bound to demand for a rate that is higher than the actual amount, so you should be aware of the local rates from the start. Talking to the locals and finding out the basic rates can help. Make sure you bargain for a good rate as fares will never go beyond Rs 70.

Shared Auto Rickshaw

You can also opt for share auto rickshaws while travelling in Tiruchy. A trip in a share auto rickshaw will cost you only around Rs 5 to 7, and this mode will be less crowded than a bus.


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Comments (17) Reviews (5)
now I am married and settled in tirupur , I MISS TRICHY............................ I LOVE TIRCHY
Posted by mahalakshmi 2 year, 11 months ago
Thanks for sharing the post....
The city and its fort, as they stand today, were built by the Nayaks of Madurai.
Nice place to visit so that i planned to go trichy to book Bus Ticket through ticketgoose.com
Posted by nithi 3 year ago
trichy map in kulamanikkam
Posted by kumaresh 4 year, 9 months ago
Nice to see the locations of importent temples like GunaseelamVishnu temple,Vayalore Murugan temple and SriRanganathar Temple and easy guide lines for us to go further.
Thanks for the designer.
Posted by C.S.Parameswaran 6 year, 19 days ago
mu favourite place id trichy basically trichy is safest and very finest place while compare to all places
MISS U TRICHY ............................BY YOUR SON HIRAN..........................
Posted by HIRAN 6 year, 8 months ago
I have proud to say that one of the very old and first dam in india Kallanai dam is located in tiruchy. and all community temple like rockfort, josephs church and darga is situated here all the people live with friendship. very big central workshop Railway, ponmalai, BHEl and gun factory is service for India.
Posted by manishankar 6 year, 10 months ago
Posted by periyasamy alies johnbill 6 year, 11 months ago
trichy is the best!!
Posted by Swarna 6 year, 11 months ago
Trichy is one of the best city in tamilnadu.
Trichy rockfort temple is highest ganapathi temple .
srirangam koburam is very big in aasia country
Posted by s.padma 7 year, 35 days ago
Trichy is very beautiful city
mukombu is very beautiful tourist place.dont miss it
Posted by padma 7 year, 2 months ago

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