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Get to know about excursions around Tiruchirapalli. Tiruchirapalli Excursions will talk about excursions from Trichy.

Excursions Around Tiruchirapalli

Gangaikondacholapuram TiruchirapalliTrichy offers a range of tourist attractions as excursion. These excursions are equally breathtaking as the attractions of Trichy. Cholas and Pallavas rulers have built most of these monuments and temples. We are listing a few of them here: -

Thanjavur, the capital of the imperial Chola dynasty, is situated just 50 kilometers from Trichy. The city is famous for its temples and shrines, the most notable being the magnificent Brihadeswara temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Apart from that, the Thanjavur museum and Art gallery is also noteworthy. Thanjavur or Tanjore is famous for souvenirs like Thanjavur Art Plates, handicrafts, hand-woven silk and bronze icons.

Pudukkottai town that is situated 60 kilometers from the Trichy was once a princely state. The town is a must visit for both researchers as well as casual visitors. There are numerous dolmens, stone circles, and other forms of megalithic burials in the town dating back to pre-historical era.

Gangaikondacholapuram is located at a distance of 100 km from Trichy. The Siva temple called Gangaikondacholesvaram here was conceived and constructed by the Chola king Rajendra I after his victory over the kingdoms in the region of the river Ganges.

The town of Kallanai is located 25 kilometers from the city of Trichy. The city is famous for The Grand Anicut. It is an ancient dam built by Karikala Chola across the river Kaveri in the 1st century AD. This dam is still in use as part of the district irrigation system.

Mukkombu is a wonderful picnic spot where the river Kollidam branches off from the Kaveri. The place is just 20 kilometers from the Trichy and is very popular among the kids.

Viralimalai that is situated 30 kilometers from Trichy is famous for a Pallava temple dedicated to Lord Subramanya. The temple is located atop a hill, which is also the site of a peacock sanctuary.

Sittanavasal is located just 60 kilometers from Trichy. The place is famous as a site for an ancient Jain monastery that is located in a cave. The caves have some of the most exquisite fresco paintings in Peninsular India.

Pachamalai hill is a low-lying hill station with gentle plateau. The altitude of this place is moderate but it boasts off a very pleasant climate round the year.