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Also known as uchi vinayaka temple (translated.. elephant god peak temple)
Wonderful experience. A grand elephant at the entrance to bless u - for a fee😂😂
Din feel tired as we stopped at the shiva temple halfway. Blissful feeling with being surrounded with numerous lingas....More
I visited Trichi and had planned to see the rock fort temple of Lord Ganesh as well as the Perumal Temple. the Rock fort temple is an amazing temple, as it literally a temple on a hillock in the middle of a city. there is...More
Built on top of the rock hill, the temple has historical value. Not just a temple but a temple in a fort. It is one temple where we were able to move freely at our own pace and without having to pay for entry. Climbing...More
Loved the walk up the temple. 367 steps to the top. Might be a little difficult for elderly people to climb since some parts are a little steep. Good darshan of pillayar and Amman. Stunning views of trichy from the top of the temple. Sunset...More
I visiting this temple on 2/9/2018, Ucchi Pillayar koil is a 7th century Hindu temple, one dedicated to Lord Ganesha located a top of Rockfort, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India. Historically this rock is the place where Lord Ganesha ran from King Vibishana, after establishing the...More
Visited again after an Year, nearly staying at the foot hill in a Hotel, Mayavaram Lodge. The temple is an easy climb as it is on a small hill / Hillock..right in the middle of Trichy city..small but ancient temple. Entire city is visible from...More
Go in the morning between 6-8am, so that you can avoid a) all the touristy crowds b) heat.
Excellent view of Trichy from the top. Auto driver dropped me half the way uphill, so I didn't have to climb the entire stretch. Great exercise though...More
well worth the climb to get a great view of the city. beware of the guy at the entrance after you gone past the temple elephant, he is hanging around the stairs and offers his help, he is a guide wether official or not I...More
Response from nagarajesh | Reviewed this property |
When I was there, I have used Ola cabs (indian uber). It is cheaper than auto. Autowalas asking too much especially if you can not speak tamil. I recommend Ola if you don't want to use public transport.