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Tiruchirappalli Cultural Heritage Tour
Duration: 3 to 5 hours (Maximum)
Pick-up: anywhere in Tiruchirappalli on time slot basis starting from 08:30am onwards
Why this tour?
Experience the cultural influences in the land of many emperors at Tiruchirappalli
Where is it in Tiruchirappalli?
In around of Srirangam and Thiruvanaikaval
What are its special?
Ranganathaswamy Temple is the World's largest functioning Hindu Temple, and it has been nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site,
Jambukeswarar Temple was built by one of the Early Chola Emperor Kocengannan(Kochenga Chola) in around 1,800 years ago.
How to experience it yourself?
To understand about the Religious perspective of
Ranganathaswamy Temple dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu, it is one among the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to Vishnu (open time: 06:00 am to 21:00 pm) (no darshan between 7 am to 9 am, 12 noon to 13 pm, 18 pm to 19 pm)
Jambukeswarar Temple is one of the five major Shiva Temples of Tamil Nadu (Panchabhoota Sthalams) representing the Mahābhūta or five great elements; this temple represents the element of water (open time: 06:30 am to 12:00 pm and 17:00 pm to 20:00 pm).
When looking into Art and Architecture point of view Ranganathaswamy Temple occupies an area of 155 acres with 50 shrines, 21 towers, 39 pavilions and many water tanks integrated into the complex making it the world's largest functioning Hindu temple. (Use audio tour guide to learn more details below)
Then coming into Food part, try to taste favourite food items of Tiruchirappalli locals at Shri Sangeetas on this tour
You can also admire the locals wearing of Clothing in various style
If possible participate in any cultural Celebrations in these temples
Drop-off: anywhere in Tiruchirappalli (within city limits) after tour ends
Know before you go:
Shoes must be removed at places of worship
Dress code is smart casual. Please be advised to dress accordingly for places of worship; shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended
Use "Pinakin App" is an audio tour guide app, once downloaded from Google Play (or) Apple App store can be accessed offline mode. Its also approved by Tamilnadu & Karnataka Tourism Departments. Please use the promo code “UVAMAITEN” in the payment page to avail the the 10% discount. Click here to download
Looking for a personalized guided experience?
Book your Storyteller (here)
• Transport by air conditioned private vehicle with experienced professional driver
• Fuel surcharge, parking, toll, driver allowance, permits, GST and any other expenses which is related to vehicle
• Bottled water
• Entrance Fees
• Accommodations (click here to reserve)
• Food and Drinks
• All others which is not mentioned in inclusions