Tiruchirappalli is a city in Tamil Nadu. It is also called Tiruchi or Trichy. It is an important commercial and tourist hub of Tamil Nadu. Trichy is 325 kilometers from Chennai and 402 kilometers from Kanyakumari.

The city has a very rich historical background as it witnessed the rise and fall of several dynasties. Tiruchirappalli is home to numerous historical monuments and temples that attract tourist and pilgrims from all parts of the country throughout the year.

Climate of Tiruchirappalli

The climatic conditions in Trichy are ideal for agriculture. The city witnesses a prolonged summer season that lasts for almost for 7 to 8 months. The temperature in summer generally ranges from 41.10°C (Maximum) to 36.40°C. Winters are mild in the city with the mercury keeping between 21.31°C (Maximum) and 18.60°C (Minimum).

Best time to visit Tiruchirappalli

The weather generally remains pleasant in Trichy during the months of November to March. You could visit the city during this time.

Where to shop in Tiruchirappalli?

Trichy is also a great place for shopping. The city is very popular for its cigars, handloom saris and stone-studded jewelry, Pith models and cheroots. You can check out NSB Road and Bazaar Street which are the two most important shopping areas in Trichy.

Hotels in Tiruchirappalli

Since Trichy is the gateway to many pilgrimage centers in south India the city is always crowded with tourists. There are a number of 3 star and budget hotels in Tiruchchirapalli that are known for their services and facilities.

  • Jenny's Residency
    3/14, McDonald's Road, Trichy
    Phone: 2461301 (9 Lines) 2414414

  • Femina Hotel
    14-C, Williams Road, Trichy
    Phone: 2414501, 2414274

  • Hotel Abirami
    10, McDonald's Road, Trichy
    Phone: 2415001(10 Lines)

  • Hotel Anand
    No. 1, Racquet Court Lane, Trichy
    Phone: 2415545

  • Hotel Lakshmi
    3-A, Alxandria Road, Cantonment, Trichy
    Phone: 2415051

  • Hotel Mathura
    9, Rockins Road, Cantonment, Trichy
    Phone: 2414737

  • Hotel Rajasugam
    13B/1, Royal Road, Opp. Central Bus Stand
    Phone: 2460636, 2460537


    Restaurants in Tiruchirappalli

    To savor the taste of true south Indian cuisine you can try out the restaurants in Trichy. The city is known for its exquisite south Indian lay outs and specialized vegetarian preparations. Trichy houses all kinds of restaurants which are affordable and promise a memorable dining experience.

  • Meridian Restaurant
    Ground Floor, Rockins Road
    Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu

  • Hotel SRM & Restarunt
    Tharanallur, Tiruchchirappalli
    Tamil Nadu

  • Banana Leaf Restaurant
    Annamalai Nagar -Tiruchy, Woraiyur
    Tiruchchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

  • Ariyas
    Mannarpuram, Sangillyandapuram
    Tiruchchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

  • How to reach Tiruchirappalli?

    • By Bus
      Trichy is extremely well connected to most of the places in south India by a strong road network. There are numerous public buses operated by Tamil Nadu Transport Corporation that connects Trichy to the important cities of Tamil Nadu, southern Karnataka and Kerala.

    • By Rail/Train
      Trichy is a major breakpoint of The Southern Railway division. There are several trains that connect the city to various parts of India like Kerala, Bengal, Maharastra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh.

    • By Air
      Since Trichy is an important commercial and tourist hub in India it is extremely well connected to the rest of the country. Trichy is connected by a number of flights to most of the Indian cities and towns. There are also a number of flights that connect Trichy to countries like; Singapore and Maldives, Damman Fujairah, Sri Lanka, Sharjah, Dubai, Muscat, Riyadh and Kuwait.

    Last Updated on 20 September 2011