Trichy is one of the most important cities in Tamil Nadu and it is the administrative headquarters of the Trichy District. The city is also the fourth largest municipal corporation in Tamil Nadu.
Ancient Trichy was ruled by a number of empires that include the Cholas, Pandyas, Pallavas, the Delhi and the Madras Sultanates, Vijaynagar empire, Nayaks and the British. Owing to this fact, Trichy has a combination of different cultural orientations and many interesting historical facts and fables. Some of the most famous historical monuments in Trichy, that are also of great tourist interest, are the Rockfort, Ranganathswamy Temple and Thiruvanaikaval Temple.
Trichy is also an important focal point for the industrial and educational aspects of the State. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Heavy Alloy Penetrator Project and Golden Rock Railway Workshops are some of the giant corporates in the industrial field while the Trichy-based National Institutes of Technology (NIT), Indian Institute of Management, Bharathidasan University and Anna University of Technology are the most sought after educational institutions in Tamil Nadu.
The whole city of Trichy covers an area of about 146 square kilometers and does not have any coastal regions. Traveling in and out and within Trichy can be made via Road, Rail or Air. Passenger flight services are available to South-East Asia and to the countries of the Middle East. J.K.Residency, is one of the best hotels in Trichy.