Trichy Local Sight Seeing
Trichy Local Sight Seeing Package
Places Covered:- Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam, Ucchi Pillayar Temple, Rockfort,Thiruvanaikkaval (or) Jambukeswara Temple ,Srirangam Island, Samayapuram, Kallanai Dam,
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is situated in Srirangam Town of Trichy. The temple is devoted to Lord Ranganatha, a reclining form of Lord Vishnu. The temple complex along with the surrounding area covers a total area of 156 acres.It has been constructed in Dravidian style of architecture The temple is the largest functional temple in the world. The outstanding architecture of the temple includes 21 surrounding ‘gopurams’ along with an ornate gateway, which is also the tallest ‘gopuram’ of India. There is also a royal temple tower in the place, which covers a base area of 32500 sq. ft and has a height of 196 ft.The temple also has a hall with nearly 1000 decorated pillars.
ROCKFORT GANPATHI TEMPLE: By far the most popular place in all of Trichy is the Rockfort Ganpathi Temple.After climbing 344 steps, the devotees reach the main temple area. The temple has two sub parts- the Thayumanaswamy, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the Pillayar, which is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. The origins of the temple are traced back to the 7th century. The Shiva temple contains the Lingam form of the Lord.