Uchi Pillaiyar Temple in Trichy, was the first temple to visit during the roadtrip in Tamil Nadu. Hereafter, we went to Jambukeshwarar temple, that is located on the Srirangam Island, but in the area called Thiruvanaikaval. Unfortunately, I didn’t take any pictures of the temple..
The temple of Thiruvanaikaval is the 1st among the 5 Panchabootha Sthalas, that are dedicated to lord Shiva though this was the 2nd of 5 temples, we went to. This temple is dedicated to the element water. It is also one among the 275 Paadal Petra Sthala Temples, and is mentioned by all 4 important nayanmargal/Samaya Kuravargal in their works. The temple was built by the tamil king Kochenganan (Senganaan), who was a king in the early Chola dynasties, and lived in the 6th/7th century CE. Later it was expanded by the Hoysala king, Someswara.
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While staying in Tamil Nadu, we went on a roadtrip through the most of Tamil Nadu, to visit certain temples – among these where the Panchabootha Sthalas and Aarupadaiveedu.
From Mylapore – Chennai, we went directly to Trichy (Thiruchirapalli), which took about 6 hours by car. Here, we stayed at a hotel, as we were very tired. We stayed at PLA Residency. It is a 3 star hotel, but it was a very neat and a nice place, with a very good restaurant. We could actually see the Uchi Pillaiyar Temple from the hotel. We went to Uchi Pillaiyar Temple the next morning.
The temple is from the 7th century CE, dedicated to lord Ganesh, built on the Rockfort. The rock is 83 m tall. There are 2 temples built on the rock, while Uchi Pillaiyar Temple is on the top, while the other one – the Thayumanaswami Temple, is located close to the base. These 2 temples make the Rockfort Temples. Continue reading “The Rockfort Temples, Tiruchirapalli”
After the incredible helicopter tour, we decided to go to the Dubai Frame, located in the Zabeel Park. The opening was officially on the 1st of January 2018, so we could only have a outdoor view of the Frame. I hope to visit it in my next trip to Dubai 😉
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The best experience ever in my life; The 5th day during the trip to Dubai 😉
Helicopter tour, seeing the beautiful Dubai from the sky was another level of experience, and something I’d love to do again 😀 Continue reading “Helicopter Tour in Dubai”
After exploring the Dubai Aquarium, we got some lunch and then went to the Miracle Garden in Dubai.
Dubai Miracle Garden i was launched on the 14th of February 2013, and occupies over 72.000 square metres, which makes it the biggest flower garden in the world, . It presents over 109 million flowers in different forms. Continue reading “Dubai Miracle Garden”