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Tamil is the language spoken in Trichy. The accent of Tamil spoken here is the closest to neutral (unlike the cities of Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore and Tirunelveli, which have their characteristic and heavy accents).
English is understood by most by of those in the city.
Hindi is neither spoken nor understood by the majority of the people.
Since 2008, Tiruchirappalli became a convenient low-cost entry point to India from South-East Asia (or vice versa), as AirAsia [] started to fly here from [[Kuala Lumpur]]. Tickets booked in advance cost around Rs 3,000 (US$60, for a 4 hr flight), but can be well below Rs 2,000 during frequent sales. This is quite a good option even if you fly from [[Thailand]] to [[South India]]. Singapore based LCC (Low Cost Carrier) Tiger Airways provides a service from Singapore 4 times weekly. Air India Express LCC subsidiary of Indian Airlines flies to and from Dubai, Kuala Lumbur, Singapore daily and Abu Dhabi weekly twice. Air India Express also operates a daily domestic service to Chennai and weekly service to Mumbai. Sri Lankan airlines gives connection to rest of the world through Coloumbo as transit point. Kingfisher airlines operate daily twice service to chennai.
Trichy Railway Station is well connected to all cities and most of the major tows in India. It is one of the busiest railway station in Tamilnadu. It is one of the major junctions which has trains to Trivandrum, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kochin ,Madurai, Coimbatore and Tirunelveli.
Major national highways pass through Tiruchirappalli leading to well connected road network to rest of India.
===By Taxi===
* <listing name="" alt="Tiruchirappalli Car Rental" address="" directions="" phone="+91 888 023 4455" url="" hours="Inquiry: 7am to 11pm" price="Fares start from Rs.1400 for full day local &amp; Rs.9.5/km for Outstation" lat="" long="" email="[email protected]" fax="">Tiruchirappalli Car Rental services on - a Chauffeur Driven Car Rental service in 75 Cities in India.</listing>
==Get around==
Trichy district is famous for many ancient and popular '''temples and religious institutions'''. The bus network of Trichy is very well developed and most of the city readily accessible by bus at reasonable pricesfares.
* <see name="The Rockfort Temple" alt="" address="" directions="5 kms km at the North of Trichy junction. The temple can be reached from Central Bus stand or Trichy Junction with bus #1 for Rs 3" phone="" url="" hours="6PM6AM- 8PM" priceFee="Rs 3 for entrance, Rs 20 for camera. Rs 100 for video camera" lat="" long="">The temple complex has many temples. '''Thayumaanavar''', '''Uchchi pillayar''' and '''Maanikka vinayagar''' are the most important temples. One can feel the icy chill of the wind when getting to the top of the rock. (The temple is housed on the top of a famous rock-88 Metres tall). One also gets a splendid view of the city and the Cauvery river from the top. Enjoy the bird's eye view of Trichy , SriRangam , Cauvery and its surroundings in the morning or in the evening. A must-visit place of anyone in South India.</see>
[[Image:Sri Ranganathasvamy temple in Tiruchirapalli.jpg|thumb|300px|Sri Ranganathaswamy temple]]
* <see name="Jambukeshwara Temple" directions="7 km from Trichy Junction and less than 1 km from Sri Ranganathaswamy temple" price="free entrance">This is a famous Shiva temple and One of the five Pancha bootha kshetras (five elements namely water, earth, air, fire and ether). This one is appu sthala (representing water).</see>
* '''Erumbeeswarar Temple''' is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva, located in the town of Thiruverumbur in 14 km from Trichy Junction.Since the temple is atop a hill, it is locally called "Malai Kovil" (meaning hill temple).
* '''Perumal Malai''', in Thuraiur. Another Temple for Lord Vishnu.
* '''Woriyur with Vekkaliamman Temple''', 5 km from Trichy Junction. Popular with the masses. Can be crowded on Fridays.
* '''Vayalur Murugan Temple''', It The Vayalur Murugan Temple is one a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Muruga. This temple is around 1200 years old built during the reign of the six devoted temples of lord MuruganCholas.
*<see name="Thiruvellarai" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Sendamarai kannan temple which was built before srirangam Renganadhaswami temple and thiruvanaikovil Jambukeshwara temple. It is 20 km from Trichy or 40 min of travel from Chatram bus stand in goverment/private bus.</see>
* '''Viralimalai Murugan Temple'''.
* '''Gunaseelam - Vishnu Temple''' , dedicated to Lord Srinivasa.
* ''' St.Joseph's Church''' 5 km from Trichy Jn. and is 200 years old.
*<do name="Kaattu Azhagiya Singar" alt="" address="Srirangam" directions="8km from Central" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></do>
* '''Thillainagar''' This is a well developed area where we can shop for the branded items
* '''Manghalam Towers''' A Popular mall spread over 60,000² ft at the heart of Trichy. "Reliance Hypermart" occupies 2 floors, has products ranging from groceries, house hold utensils, apparels, furnitures, electronics, luggages, foot wears and so on. The mall has "Vijay Food Court" having various food brands including Tandoor Xpress, Noodle King, Pizza corner, CFC, ifruit , Shree Bhavan and Baskin Robbins.It also houses a two screen multiplex complex and a multi cuisine hotel in the next floor.
* '''Femina Shopping Mall''' Hypermart in the centre of the city. Over 40,000² ft of shopping space, with all products from jewellery to chocolates, clothes, high end sarees and garments, a food court and children"s arcade, most products are imported from various parts of the world. catering to clients of all different classes, the moto here is to make sure everyone enjoys shopping as an experience to actually shop, so that they walk out knowing for certain they have got a good deal, this is made possible by our dedicated purchasing team who go all out to shelf products that are new, attractive and of the highest quality yet affordable.
There are some very popular schools with high educational standards in the area, including The Higher Secondary School for Boys (Srirangam), SRV Higher Secondary school(Samayapuram), St. Joseph's Anglo Indian Girls Higher Secondary School, Campion, St. John's Vestry, Sri Akilandeshwari Vidhyalaya, Mahatma Gandhi , RSK, Montfort School and Kamakoti Vidhyala.
There are several colleges in Tiruchy including Mookambigai College of Engineering, JJ College of Engineering and Technology, approximately 20 km from the central bus stand, St.Joseph's, Jamal Mohamed College, Bishop Heber's College, National College, Holy Cross College, SRC, IGC, EVR and the Law College of Trichy.
Maakali Kizhangu is the special item in the City.This root is available in the Month of Markazhi (December) .this root can be prepared into pickles.
*<eat name="Khurunji, Hotel Guru" alt="" address="" directions="opposite Central Bus Stand" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Pure vegetarian restaurant. Good quality food and fast service. The restaurant is local favourite and a well known among travellers. The food quality is good and all All items are made fresh. Lunch meals priced at Rs 45 are available from 1PM-4PM. A typical grand meal for two can cost about Rs 70-100. The restaurant also has an A/C dining room for an extra Rs 5 per person.</eat>
*<eat name="Sri Saraswathi Cafe" alt="" address="# 27,Rockins Rd" directions="opposite Railway Junction" phone="+91 431 241 2333" url="http//" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Established in the year 1964 , we provide traditional South Indian food with prompt service from 5:30AM-11:30AM. then lunch from 11:45AM-3:30PM. Evening snacks and meals up to 10:45PM. A/C dining service available at minimal extra cost. Home delivery and outdoor catering is available.</eat>
* '''Marrybrown''', Williams Rd, (''near central bus stand, Cantonment'')
* '''Cappuccino''', The coffee shop, St Jospeh College shopping complex, Chatram bus stand
* '''Ice Blue Restaurant''', Trichy-Tanjore highway near Thiruverumbur, (''opposite VKN building''). Newly opened Nonnon-vegetarian restaurant, serves high class chettinad food with great taste.  
*<drink name="Birmanda Sarbat Stall " alt="" address="Palakarai Main Rd" directions="4 km from Central Bus Stand, bus#1 will take you there for Rs 2" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Serves sarbat, an ayurvedic nanari juice. In the city for more than 3 decades.</drink>
*<drink name="L.R.sarbath " alt="" address="17/B Big kammala st.," directions="6 km from Central Bus Stand" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Sells sarbat, an ayurvedic nanari juice. In the city for more than 50 years.</drink>
=== Budget ===
* <sleep name="Hotel Anand" alt="" address="Racquet Court Ln" directions="" phone="+91 431 2415545" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="From Rs 500" lat="" long=""></sleep>
* <sleep name="Sri Saraswathi Lodge" alt="" address="# 27, Rockins Rd" directions="opposite Railway Junction" phone="+91 431 400 2000. +91 431 241 0022" url="wwwhttp://srisaraswathilodge.srisaraswathi.netcom" checkin="24 hr" checkout="" price="From Rs 240 for regular Rooms and Rs 700 for A/C rooms" lat="" long="">Newly renovated, cableTV in all rooms, running cold and hot water. Travel desk assistance and hygienic veg restaurant at the ground floor.</sleep>
=== Mid-range ===
* <sleep name="Breeze residency" address="McDonald's Rd" phone="+91 431 241 4414" email="[email protected]" fax="+91 431 246 1451" url="" price="From Rs 2,300" ></sleep>
==Stay healthyCope== * Sahaja yoga Meditation [], ER Matriculation School(nr ''near Chatram Bus Stand''), Trichy on every sunday 6pm6PM.
* CSI Mission Hospital [], Woriur
* GH Trichy
* KMC Speciality Hospital( formerly Sea Horse Hospital)
* Child Jesus Hospital
* KMC []
* Deepan Nursing Home * Vishwanathan Pillai Hospital * Sundaram Nursing Home - Puthur * Maruthi Hospital - Pattabiram Street * St.Joseph's Eye Hospital - Melapudur * ABC Hospital - Annamalai Nagar * Retna Global Hospital - Pattabiram Street. * Welcare Hospital - Thillai Nagar west. * Mahatma Eye Hospital - Thillai Nagar. * Kingsley kids care - Puthur. * GVN Hospital - Singarathope. * GVN cancer institute - Kiledar Street. * A.G Eye Hospital - Puthur.==Get out==
* Vasan Eye Care Hospital - Kattur, Thillai Nagar.Mukkombu (14 kms from Rock Fort Temple)* Vasan dental care - thillai nagar,1st cross, trichy.Kallanai (15 kms from Rock Fort Temple)

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