Located on the banks of Cauvery River, Tiruchy, also known as Trichy, is the 4th largest city in Tamil Nadu. Tiruchy gives a perfect combination of traditional and modern surroundings. There are several churches, colleges, missions
and temples dating back to the 18th century. The town in Trichy was constructed by the Madurai Nayaks. Trichy is the birth place of many Tamil scholars who have significantly contributed in the growth of Tamil literature. These festivals are celebrated with great pomp and splendor. The local bazaars in Tiruchy are quite famous for artificial diamonds, glass bangles, cigars, clay toys and handloom cloth.