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Tourist Places in Trichy
 
     
The Brahadeeswarar temple at Gangaikondacholapuram was conceived and constructed by the Chola King Rajendra -I after his victory over the kingdoms bordering the river Ganga. Apart from the huge Nandi, there are some beautiful sculptures including a dancing Ganesha,a lion-headed well and a stunning frieze depicting Rajendra being crowned by Siva and Parvati.
Gangaikondacholapuram
 
     
In this village are the remains of 2nd century B.C.Jain cave temple. Fresco paintings reminiscent of Ajanta adorn the walls. Many of them are typical of the 9th century Pandyan period and include exquisitely detailed pictures of animals, fish, ducks, people gathering lotuses from a pond and two dancing figures. There are also inscriptions dating back to the 9th and 10th centuries. Fresco painting from the 7th century can be seen on the ceiling of the Ardhamandapam. There are many pre-historic burial sites around Sittannavasal and among the relics unearthed are burial urns, cists and Kurangupatarai
 
Sittannavasal
     

A fine picnic spot, it is located in the foot hills of the kolli rage. It is 72 kilometers from Trichy city.

Puliancholai
   
     

This is about 23 km from Trichy was built by Karikala Cholan on 2nd Century. This stone bridge is 329m long and 20 m wide. This is a very good picnic spot.

   
Grand Anaicut
     

The Upper Anaicut built in the 19th Century is about 685m long. The dam is divided in to three major sections so that it got the name 'mukkombu',situtated at the head of Srirangam is a very pleasant spot and people crowd their in weekends and on all holidays.

Mukkombu
   
     

Situated at Thirukokarnam, the museum is located near the Pudukkottai station, at a distance of 40 km from Trichy. The rare collections in the sections of Geology, Zoology, Paintings, Anthropology, Epigraphy,Historical Records, etc., are very interesting. The museum is open on all days except Mondays.

   
Government Museum
     

80 km from Trichy. Pachamalai is a spreading green hill range via Thuraiyur. It is a picnic spot to enjoy nature. Pachai means green and the place is Lush green and is known for the tribal.

Pachamalai
 

 

     

5 Km from Trichy. Anna Science Centre/Planetarium is located on Pudukkottai Road, near Airport . Programmed in Tamil and English versions are shown daily. Time: In Tamil 10.30am, 1.00pm, and 3.30p.m. In English 11.45a.m., 2.15p.m. and 4.45p.m. Ph: 0431-2331921.

 

 
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