Rock Fort Temple

Rock Fort Temple - Tiruchirappalli Rockfort pic
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Rock Fort Temple – Tiruchirappalli Rockfort

Rock Fort Temple, a historic fortification and temple complex built on an ancient rock. It is located in the city of Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.

Rock Fort Temple – Tiruchirappalli Rockfort

It is constructed on a 272 feet high rock that may be traced back to over one billion years ago. There are two Hindu temples inside the Rock Fort, the Ucchi Pillayar Temple, Rockfort and the Thayumanaswami Temple, Rockfort.

The other tourist attractions in the vicinity of the Rock Fort are the famous Pallava-era Ganesha temple and theMadurai Nayak-era fort.

The fort complex has witnessed ferocious battles between the Madurai Nayakas and Adil Shahi dynasty of Bijapur, Carnatic region and Maratha Imperial forces.

The fort played an imperative part during the Carnatic Wars, which helped in laying the foundations of the British Empire in India.

The Rock Fort is the most well-known landmark of the city.

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