uchi pillayar

Rockfort Temple

Rockfort Temple alludes to an old stronghold and the sanctuary which is arranged in the fortress’ most noteworthy spans.Rockfort had a significant influence in the Carnatic wars that was a significant fight that set up the British Rule in India. The post likewise has the popular Ucchi Pillayar Temple which was worked in the seventh century and stands 83 meters high on a stone in the stronghold complex. The cavern sanctuaries worked by the Pallavas in 508 AD are the most established structure in the stronghold and is additionally an unquestionable requirement be seen fascination.

Architecture

The sanctuary complex in the stronghold complex is an assortment of three sanctuaries:

  • the Manikka Vinayakar sanctuary at the foot of the slope, devoted to Lord Ganesha
  • the Ucchi Pillayar Temple at the highest point of the slope, committed to Lord Ganesha
  • the Taayumaanavar Koyil Shivastalam, a stone slice sanctuary committed to a Nayaka period holy person, Taayumaanavar. Mathrubutheswarar, committed to Lord Shiva, has a lingam which is a projection of the stone itself. It is come to by a trip of steps while in transit to Ucchi Pillayar Temple.

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