Tiruchirapalli is the district capital of Tiruchirapalli district of Tamil Nadu. Tiruchirapalli city is situated on the banks of the Cauvery river. The tourist attractions at Tiruchirapalli are th The rock fort , The Srirangam temple, The Jambukeshwara Temple and The Samayapuram Mariamman Temple. There are a lot of other temples in and around the Tiruchirapalli city. The rock fort is a 83m high rock standing on the banks of Cauvery. The rock fort hosts The Thayumanaswamy temple dedicated to Hindu deity Lord Shiva and The Pillayar Temple dedicated to Hindu deity Lord Ganesha. The temples were built around 7th centuary AD and reflects the Pallava style of architecture. Srirangam is an island formed across the Cauvery river. The Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirangam is dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Vishnu. The temple complex is one of the largest temle complexes in the world. The Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is enclosed by 7 concentric walls. These walls are enclosed by 21 Gopurams. The temple complex also has a hall of 953 pillars. The Jambukeshwara Temple is dedicated to Hindu deity Lord Shiva. The Shiva Lingam at this temple is almost submerged in water flowing from a subterranean spring. The Samayapuram Mariamman Temple is dedicated to Mariamman. It lies on the outskirts of Tiruchirapalli city on the Tiruchirapalli - Chennai highway.
Best time to visit Tiruchirapalli is during October to February.
Route 1: Bangalore - Hosur - Krishnagiri - Dharmapuri - Salem - Nammakkal - Tiruchirapalli.
SETC, KSRTC and Indian Railways runs direct services Bangalore to Tiruchirapalli. A couple of airways provides direct Bangalore - Tiruchirapalli flights. The tourist attractions are in the ciyt itself and can be reached by TNSTC and private cabs available in the Tiruchirapalli city.