Ashby Hotel

Address: 17A, Junction road, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, 620001, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 17A, Junction road, Tiruchirappalli, is near Brihadisvara Temple, Rock Fort Temple, Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery, and Thiruvanaikovil Temple.
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    Travel Blogs from Tiruchirappalli

    Our first & last train trip, and final temples

    A travel blog entry by diannemurray on Feb 25, 2014

    1 comment, 103 photos

    ... can be a priest, but a Brahmin doesn’t have to be a priest if he doesn’t want to, though if they are making the decision to be a priest at 14, or even younger, one suspects family may have as much to do with the decision as the young boy. Sort of noblesse oblige, an exalted status, but heavily circumscribed. Just outside the temple proper was the residence of the trainee priests, and we took photos and videoed about 50 of them sitting cross legged ...

    For something different, we see a few temples

    A travel blog entry by diannemurray on Feb 18, 2014

    113 photos

    ... followed by two original gopurams with elaborate stucco sculptures. Took photos of the immense granite monolith Nandi (Shiva’s sacred bull) then walked all the way down to the far (south) end. Investigated the columned gallery around the inside of the perimeter wall, found some portable effigies for festivals, a collection of hundreds of lingams large and small, and wall paintings from the original construction, 1,000 years ago.

    The main structure ...

    Soup

    A travel blog entry by wonderbears on Aug 27, 2013

    2 comments

    ... and sights and invited us to stay with him when we make it over to Goa. The hotel owner, Sam, returned and he turned out to be such a nice, fun, inspiring man. He was even so kind as to help us rent a scooter for the following day to zip around town on, our first experience driving in India; fortunately we were in a fairly mellow part of town and Nick already has experience driving scooters so it was really quite fun once we got used to the idea of not wearing helmets (Shane's ...

    Temples in Trichy

    A travel blog entry by kittyemma on Jan 11, 2012

    50 photos

    ... ceremony. He also plucked some lucky leaves from the elephant tree, which we are now too scared to throw out!!!! The third - and probably our favourite - was claimed to be the largest temple, Sri Ranganathaswamy. Even though we felt "templed out", it did knock our socks off! It's an entire city within the confines of a temple. There are markets, QVC-type selling over the tannoy ...

    The rest of our stay in Tamil Nadu

    A travel blog entry by randomwalk on Jul 19, 2011

    2 photos

    ... though they might not have everything that most people in the Western world take as granted.

    Speaking of the traffic... it is normal here to see 5-6 people on a motorbike (sometimes a family with very young babies), we have not been able to figured out why everyone used the horn constantly but it seems to be the standard, driving against traffic does not seem to be a problem (we have tried it a couple of times and ...