Tiruchirappalli Built on an old rock, Rockfort, also known as Malaikottai, is a historic fortification and temple complex.It is situated in Tamil Nadu, India’s Tiruchirappalli city, beside the Kaveri River. It is built on a rock that is 272 feet (83 metres) high.There are two Hindu temples there: the Thayumanaswami Temple and the Ucchi Pillayar Temple, both in Rockfort.The well-known Ganesha temple from the Pallava era and the fort from the Madurai Nayak dynasty are two more local tourist attractions.
The Madurai Nayakas and the Adil Shahi dynasty of Bijapur, as well as Carnatic area and Maratha Imperial forces, engaged in intense conflicts within the fort complex.The fort was crucial in helping to establish the British Empire in India during the Carnatic Wars.The Rockfort is the most prominent landmark of the city.