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'''Tiruchirappalli''' (Trichy or Tiruchy) is in the state of [[Tamil Nadu]] in southern [[India]].
 
'''Tiruchirappalli''' (Trichy or Tiruchy) is in the state of [[Tamil Nadu]] in southern [[India]].
  
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#Parveen Travels[http://www.parveentravels.com/index.php?option=com_stat&Itemid=4&id1=mf_ts&id2=ml_avs&id3=ml_bo&lang=en&task=service_on_book]
 
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Other alternatives are at Redbus [http://www.redbus.in/travels/srm_travels_Chennai.aspx]
 
Other alternatives are at Redbus [http://www.redbus.in/travels/srm_travels_Chennai.aspx]
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The airport is located around 5 km towards Pudukottai at Chembattu.
 
The airport is located around 5 km towards Pudukottai at Chembattu.
  
Since 2008, Tiruchirappalli became a convenient low-cost entry point to India from South-East Asia (or vice versa), as AirAsia [http://www.airasia.com] 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 and Abu Dhabi daily . Air India Express also operates a daily domestic service to Chennai . Sri Lankan airlines gives connection to rest of the world through Colombo as transit point. Jet airways operate daily thrice service to chennai.
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Since 2008, Tiruchirappalli became a convenient low-cost entry point to India from South-East Asia (or vice versa), as AirAsia [http://www.airasia.com] 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 Junction 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.
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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.
 
Major national highways pass through Tiruchirappalli leading to well connected road network to rest of India.
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[[Image:Sri Ranganathasvamy temple in Tiruchirapalli.jpg|thumb|300px|Sri Ranganathaswamy temple]]
 
[[Image:Sri Ranganathasvamy temple in Tiruchirapalli.jpg|thumb|300px|Sri Ranganathaswamy temple]]
  
* <see name="Sri Ranganathaswamy temple" alt="" address="" directions="8 km from Trichy Junction. The temple can be reached from Central or City Bus stand by bus #1 for Rs 4" phone="" url="" hours="" price="Free entrance, Rs. 10 for roof access" lat="10.87" long="78.68">Temple for the sleeping form of Lord Vishnu. This temple is considred the foremost temple of lord vishnu (Bhooloka Vaikundam)for Vaishnavites. Very big temple having tallest Temple tower ( Raja gopuram).Many interesting things are there try to Explore and understand. One must see this temple for its history, architectural beauty and for its religious value. Non-Hindus can only go up to the sixth wall but not inside the gold topped sanctum sanctorum. The body of the Hindu saint Ramanuja has been preserved since 1000 years inside this temple.</ref></see>
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* <see name="Sri Ranganathaswamy temple" alt="" address="" directions="8 km from Trichy Junction. The temple can be reached from Central or City Bus stand by bus #1 for Rs 4" phone="" url="" hours="" price="Free entrance, Rs. 10 for roof access" lat="10.87" long="78.68">Temple for the sleeping form of Lord Vishnu. This temple is considred the foremost temple of lord vishnu (Bhooloka Vaikundam)for Vaishnavites. Very big temple having tallest Temple tower ( Raja gopuram).Many interesting things are there try to Explore and understand. One must see this temple for its history, architectural beauty and for its religious value. Non-Hindus can only go up to the sixth wall but not inside the gold topped sanctum sanctorum.</see>
  
 
* <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>  
 
* <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>  
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*The most popular stores for '''apparel shopping''' are
 
*The most popular stores for '''apparel shopping''' are
 
** Saradhaas - very old store famous for silk saris and biggest store.  Cheap and best quality
 
** Saradhaas - very old store famous for silk saris and biggest store.  Cheap and best quality
** Sri JJ Cut Piece - Superb collection of clothing (especially blouse materials) for Women!This shop exactly opposite to Mangal&Mangal
 
 
** Krishna Readymade Hall - cramped shop with good selection of readymade salwars and western wear
 
** Krishna Readymade Hall - cramped shop with good selection of readymade salwars and western wear
 
** Lakshmi Silks - further down the street beyond the Uchchi pillaiyar temple, good collection of wedding saris
 
** Lakshmi Silks - further down the street beyond the Uchchi pillaiyar temple, good collection of wedding saris
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**'''Mangal and Mangal'''-Good collection of jewellery.
 
**'''Mangal and Mangal'''-Good collection of jewellery.
 
**'''Gopaldas''' - good quality, traditional designs
 
**'''Gopaldas''' - good quality, traditional designs
**'''Shree Lakshmi Kreations - Diamond and Traditional Colourstone Jewelery.
 
  
 
* '''Thillainagar''' This is a well developed area where we can shop for the branded items
 
* '''Thillainagar''' This is a well developed area where we can shop for the branded items
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* '''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.
 
* '''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.
*<buy name="dhas irumbu kadai="" address="directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Dosai kal at Dhas irumbu store inside Srirangam temple or mangal and mangal. They make very thick dosai kal in good quality iron. However the prices need to be negotiated.</buy>
 
  
 
==Learn==
 
==Learn==
  
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),Kamala Niketan Montessori School[CBSE], 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.
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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(MCE),Shri Angalamman College of Engineering and Technology (SACET),   JJ College of Engineering and Technology (JJCET) approximately 25 km from the central bus stand, Institute of Ophthalmology-Joseph Eye Hospital, Jamal Mohamed College, Bishop Heber's College, National College, Holy Cross College, SRC, IGC, EVR and the Law College of Trichy.  
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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.  
  
 
The National Institute of Technology &amp; the Bharathidasan Institute of Managment are located near Tiruverumbur, 14 km from Trichy.
 
The National Institute of Technology &amp; the Bharathidasan Institute of Managment are located near Tiruverumbur, 14 km from Trichy.
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*<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="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/A 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>
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*<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>
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
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* KMC [http://www.kmchospital.in]
 
* KMC [http://www.kmchospital.in]
 
* Apollo Hospital [https://www.apollohospitals.com]
 
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
* Mukkombu (14 kms from Rock Fort Temple) ideal place for relaxing and taking bath at the banks of Cauvery river.
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* Mukkombu (14 kms from Rock Fort Temple)
* Kallanai (15 kms from Rock Fort Temple) rejuvenates your mind on seeing the Cauvery river water.
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* Kallanai (15 kms from Rock Fort Temple)

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