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Rock Fort Temple

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“lord ganesha”(19 reviews)
“entire city”(16 reviews)
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Rock Hills, Tiruchirappalli, India
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All reviewsworth the climblord ganeshaentire citybillion yearshill topexcellent viewbeautiful view of the citysteep stepscool breezedegree viewlong climbeye viewcauvery riverearly morningmust visit placetamil naduclimbing
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well maintained place. Apart from devotion it became a tourist spot all religious people visiting it. By climbing to top you will come to know how fit you're.

Thank anthuvans
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Datinyamuna
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank harihar2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Mgr04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Rajagopal S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Aravin K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank DrValliappan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Go early morning or late evening - the afternoon can be quite hot. The sunrise/sunset view is spectacular.

Thank KarthikS42
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

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

Thank viveksukumaran
Reviewed 7 August 2018

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

Thank Juergen H
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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.