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Rock Fort Temple

Rock Fort Temple is a collection of three temples in Tiruchirapalli District - the Manikka Vinayakar temple at the foot of the hill, the Uchhi Pillayar Koyil at the top of the hill and the Taayumaanavar Koyil Shivasthalam on the hill. The temples here are dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesh. The temple has many inscriptions of Pallava and Imperial Chola period. It also has Kangaala Moorthy, one of the 64 manifestations of Shiva. There are Tayumanavar temple towards the west, and the Uchipillayar temple to the east.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Tiruchirapalli


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