Kallanai (also known as the Grand Anicut) is one of the oldest dams that is still in operational condition. Located at a distance of about 15 kms from the main city, the dam was first constructed under the Rule of the Chola king, Karikala, around the 2nd Century AD.
In addition to beautiful temples, Trichy also has something for your children. Mukkombu is a picnic spot located at a distance of about 18 kms from the city.
Rockfort Ganpathi Temple
By far the most popular place in all of Trichy is the Rockfort Ganpathi Temple. It derives its name from it’s unique building style. The temple structure comprises a huge rock, which is believed to be the oldest rock in the world, even older than The Himalayan Mountains.
Samayapuram Amman Temple
The beautiful temple is located at about 20 kms from the main city of Trichy. The Goddess worshipped here, Goddess Maariamman is believed to be the goddess of power.
Sri Ranga Nathaswamy Temple
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.
Vekkali Amman Temple is another very famous Hindu temple dedicated to Vekkali, a form of the Hindu Goddess Parvathi. It is located in Woraiyur, Trichy.
Viralimalai Murgum Temple
Viralimalai Murugan Temple is located in the centre of the Viralimalai town of Trichy. The temple is one of the most popular temples in Tamil nadu. The temple derives its name from the Viralimalai hill, where it is located.
What to eat in Trichy :
Local Food and Cuisine
When it comes to food options, Trichy has a lot of varieties available. Most of the food is South Indian, but a few multicuisine restaurants are also available.