One of the richest centers of Dravidian culture, the historic city of Thiruchirappalli or Trichy as it is also known as located on the banks of the Kaveri River amidst the natural beauty that surrounds almost the entirety of Tamil Nadu. One of the best exponents of the tourist richness of Tamil Nadu, a tour to Thiruchirappalli (Trichy) is a must-have in your tour itinerary of Tamil Nadu.
Trichy or Thiruchirappalli has been regarded as the capital city of the Chola dynasty from 300 B.C. a number of literary as well as archeological evidences also prove the validity and legitimacy of the claim. Then reins of power was later transferred to the hands of the Pallava dynasty and finally in the hands of the Pandyas. It was after this that the territory came in control of the Mughals who reshaped the region with the help of the French and British powers. Trichy was under the control of the British after their victory over their French rivals in the various Carnatic Wars.