Rock Fort Temple, Tiruchirappalli

Climb to the top of a large formation to explore Rock Fort Temple. The temple, cut from the rock itself and originally built in the seventh century, offers amazing views of the surrounding city. It remains a site of religious importance, and even features in some local religious tales. Prepare yourself for a climb up the steep steps to the temple, with a high enough gradient to make it difficult for elderly travelers. Once you've reached the top, take some time to view the city from above. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Rock Fort Temple by using our Tiruchirappalli trip planning tool .
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  • We climbed 400+ steps to see Lord Pillaiyar. We started climbing around 8:30am and there were hardly any crowd. We completed the climb before it got hot. Most of the steps are under cover and there ar...  more »
  • This is a place I would want to be whenever I'm in Trichy. It just mesmerises me. The temple itself is a highlight and after darshan, you can just sit and relax the view of the entire city from the to...  more »
  • A busy day at the this Hindu temple with New Years ceremony. There are a lot of steps to climb, but it was doable to this senior citizen. People were friendly and courteous to us. the view from the to...  more »
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