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Rock Fort Temple

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The priest that works on top of temple isa SEXUAL PERVERT (who knows where else he works at the temple but my experience was at the temple on the tip of the mountain). I went there with my father and aunt and we asked to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Sinthu N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Tiruchi and never visit the rock fort temple, then you have truly not visited Tiruchi... Words are not enough to describe how they could built such temple in the past with minimum tools and machinery but our ancestors did it. Please...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Muru V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If your into a straight up hike of over 400 steps and great views of the town and some of the oldest Temples in the area, This is for you.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Perry H
Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

Had a fulfilling experience climbing up for Darshan early in the Morning. View of the city from the Temple was Great.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mohanaprabhakkaren
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Many steps and quite big. Things to look at on the way up if you need a rest. Views from the top are spectacular. Rock temple half way is interesting. 10 rupees to look after your shoes and 20 for cameras is all it costs.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank shaaunmc
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

The historic fort and the temple built on a rock of 85 m is a wonder design. The fort has witnessed quite a few battles. The uchi pillayar temple, Thayumanavar temple and the manicka vinayagar temple are worth visiting. This historic landmark is a must-visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AaqarshAiyyar
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

This review is about the Ganesha temple popularly known as Uchi Pillaiyar koil. The shrine is situated on top of a hillock forming the heart of the fort below it. The winding pathway, created by chiseling the rock into about 300steps , takes the visitors...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mohan2013
Reviewed 25 January 2019

Visit to Trichy is not complete without climbing the 400+ steps leading to Uchipillayar temple at the top! To just sit on those rocks & idling time, taking in the views of the city and the sight of the majestic Rajagopuram of the Srirangam temple...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Priya P
Reviewed 25 January 2019

The Rock Fort is certainly worth a look while in Trichy . Its a place where young Indian couples hang out and offers a bit of peace from the traffic mayhem below . The entrance can be easily overlooked as its draped with shops and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

One of finest worship places in this temple city.must climb in steps and worship Lord ganesa.Easy to pass in the steps and take break then and there and go to to the top.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jothilingam E
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5 February 2019|
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Response from DrValliappan | Reviewed this property |
Rock Fort is a Hillock. It has a large base and it is not a balanced rock. The word Fort comes from being used as a watch tower during early chola kings period.
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Response from Senthil281281 | Reviewed this property |
8pm Closing time
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Response from dave303 | Reviewed this property |
If you walk slow 15 Min one way
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