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Tiruchirappalli is a city with rich culture and heritage in south India in the state of Tamil Nadu. Ruled by many dynasties and empires at different times, the place shelters a number of age old historic monuments and temples.
Part of a medieval metropolis, Tiruchirappalli today is the 4th largest urban agglomeration of Tamil Nadu.The bustling city of ‘Trichy’, which is an affectionate and universally acknowledged acronym for Tiruchirapalli (Thiruchirappalli), is located on the river Cauvery. Known for its important role in the Carnatic Wars and called the 'city of temples' Tiruchirapalli (Thiruchirappalli) is replete with ancient monuments and temples that narrate a thousand stories of the different civilizations that ruled here. From Rockfort, the 3.8 billion years old rocky outcrop atop which is set the Rockfort temple, to Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar temple, world's largest functional temple complex, you will have a time travel experience here. 

Patanjali, the father of yoga, lived, taught, wrote the Yoga Sutras and attained samadhi here. Varma Kalai, an ancient martial art that was the precursor to Kerala’s Kalaripayattu, also traces its orgin to Trichy.Tiruchirappalli is also renowned as the exporter of the famous cheroot brand, Trichinopoly cigar, that used to be exported in large quantities to Britain in 19th century.Present-day Tiruchirapalli (Thiruchirappalli) is an important educational and industrial hub, and plays the role of big-city-withan- airport in central Tamil Nadu.

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Dec 09 2012
A city that measures its history in millenias, Tiruchirappalli is a city suspended between past and present. You can sense the parallel universes that course through it; of centuries old temple shrines and state of th ... read more
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In a city with a glorious past it isn’t a wonder that the steps leading towards it or away from it are equally rooted in element of mystique and history. Acting like a giant sponge for the crowds and noise, places around Tiruchirappalli ... read more
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My Trichy
Jul 29 2014
Its a very good place. we can buy anything in trichy at low cost.. most of the famous temple like srirangam temple is in trichy.. iam very lucky person to live in trichy..
Pilgrimage tour of Trichy
Jun 30 2014
Excellent. food ,sight seeing and shopping : there are so many hotels for veg and non veg and its good. Sight Seeing: There are many places to visit like mokkombu , srirangam temple ,thiruvankal Temple,church,rockfort temple etc. Shoppng Good to sh ...... read more
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