• Thanjavur Tour
  • Thanjavur Tour

Thanjavur(Tanjore)

Area: 38.33 km²

Population: 0.2 Million Approx.(2018)

Weather: 38 °C, Wind SW at 16 km/h, 29% Humidity

Thanjavur is a city in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Its many temples include the 11th-century Brihadeeswarar Temple, a vast Chola dynasty–era complex with a frescoed interior. Thanjavur Maratha Palace is home to the centuries-old Saraswathi Mahal Library, with palm-leaf manuscripts, and Thanjavur Art Gallery, with bronze statues. Tamil University Museum displays coins, folk artifacts and musical instruments. The city is an important agricultural centre located in the Cauvery Delta and is known as the "Rice bowl of Tamil Nadu".

Nearest Airport: Tiruchirappalli International Airport, Tiruchirappalli, about 60 km.

Nearest Railway Station: Thanjavur (j.) railway station, 3 km from the city centre.

Places of Tourist Attractions: Vijayanagara Fort, Brihadisvara Temple, Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Thanjavur Art Gallery , Great Living Chola Temples