Rock Fort Temple, Tiruchirappalli

4.4
#2 of 24 in Historic Sites in Tiruchirappalli
Must see · Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
Climb to the top of a large formation to explore Rock Fort Temple. The temple, cut from the rock itself and originally built in the seventh century, offers amazing views of the surrounding city. It remains a site of religious importance, and even features in some local religious tales. Prepare yourself for a climb up the steep steps to the temple, with a high enough gradient to make it difficult for elderly travelers. Once you've reached the top, take some time to view the city from above. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Rock Fort Temple by using our Tiruchirappalli trip planning tool.
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  • A historic temple that is well preserved by the 3.7 Billion Years Old rocks, that are older than Himalayas and Greenland.  more »
  • This was my first visit to this famous city of south India. It was an amazing experience in climbing 411 steps. The entire temple complex is inside this one gigantic rock. From the entry into the...  more »

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