Tour to Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple & Jambukeswarar Temple in Tiruchirappalli

Cultural & Theme Tours in Thanjavur (Tanjore)

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The spectacular temple complex of Ranganathaswamy, set on the island of Srirangam covering some 2½ sq kms, making it the largest complex in India. It consists of 21 gopurams with huge ornately decorated and carved in the towers. Jambukeswarar Temple was built by one of the Early Chola Emperor Kocengannan(Kochenga Chola) in around 1,800 years ago.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruchirappalli District, Tamil NaduThe Spectacular Srirangam Ranganatha Swamy temple, established in a 156 acre land, is a great vaishnavite Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple is the first in among out of the 108 Divya Desams. The enclosures are guarded by thick and huge rampart walls. There are 21 magnificent and huge towers. Apart from 13 tired Rajagopuram (completed in 1987) all the Gopurams are said to have been built between 14th and 17th centuries and it is the World's largest functioning Hindu temple. (open time: 06:00 am to 21:00 pm) (no darshan between 7 am to 9 am, 12 noon to 13 pm, 18 pm to 19 pm)Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Jambukeswarar Temple, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruchirappalli District, Tamil NaduSri Jambukeshwara Temple Thiruvanaikkaval one of the Pancha Bhootha Sthalam (five elements of nature) representing water. The Siva Lingam in the Sanctum Sanctorum is reported to be submerged in the water that flows from a subterranean spring into the Sanctum Sanctorum. Because an Elephant once worshiped Lord Siva under the holy Jambu Tree, the God gets the name Jambukeswarar. Elaborate Sri Jambukeshwara Temple Thiruvanaikkaval one of the Pancha Bhootha Sthalam (five elements of nature) representing water. The Siva Lingam in the Sanctum Sanctorum is reported to be submerged in the water that flows from a subterranean spring into the Sanctum Sanctorum. Because an Elephant once worshiped Lord Siva under the holy Jambu Tree, the God gets the name Jambukeswarar. Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Driver
  • Gratuities
  • Parking Fees
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Special Darshan Fees
  • Tour Guide
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