Rock Fort is situated in the Tiruchirapalli District
of Tamil Nadu
. This fort belonged to the Chola dynasty
that ruled the region during the medieval period. This fort witnessed many historic wars right from the ancient times to the 18th century.
Many shrines are scattered around the fort, the most prominent of them being the ancient temple dedicated to Lord Ganapathi. A tableu festival is held on floats in the tank and pavilion located at the foot of the Rock fort.