About Thanjavur

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 SaraswathiMahal Library, with palm-leaf manuscripts, and Thanjavur Art Gallery, with bronze statues. Tamil University Museum displays coins, folk artifacts, and musical instruments.
Brihadishvara Temple

Brihadishvara Temple also referred to as Rajesvara Peruvudaiyr or Brihadeeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. 
Royal Palace Museum

Royal Palace Museum is an educational showcase of ornate sculptures, paintings, ancient artworks, and artifacts.
Great Living Chola Temples

Great Living Chola Temples is a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation for a group of Chola dynasty era Hindu temples in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Thanjavur Maratha Palace

Thanjavur Maratha Palace Complex, known locally as Aranmanai, is the official residence of the Bhonsle family which ruled over the Tanjore region from 1674 to 1855.
Sivaganga Park

Sivaganga Park is a recreational park in the city of Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu, India. It adjoins the Brihadeeswarar Temple, a popular tourist destination.
Aiyarappar Temple

Aiyarappar temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in the village of Tiruvaiyaru, Tamil Nadu, India. The temple is incarnated by the hymns of Thevaram and is classified as Paadal Petra Sthalam. 
Brihadeeswara Temple

Brihadishvara Temple, also called Rajarajesvaram or Peruvudaiyar Kovil, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located in Thanjavur. 
Kandeeswarar Temple

Kandeeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva located in Kandiyur also known as Thirukkandiyur or Tirukkandiyur, near Tiruvaiyaru. 
Sangeetha Mahal

Sangeetha Mahal in Thanjavur is an acoustic brilliance built by the Nayaks and later modified by the Marathas is located in the Thanjavur Palace.
Anjaneya Temple

Guru Sri Sethu Bhawa Swami, Sri Pratapah Simha had built a temple exclusively for Lord Anjaneya in Thanjavur. The Lord of this temple built by Sri Veera Pratapah Simha is known by the ‘Sri Pratapah Veera Hanumar. But this temple is known as 'Moolai Anjaneya' temple, moolai in Tamil means corner.

Rajarajan Manimandapam is located in the Southern Part of Thanjavur. It was built in 1991during the 8th World Tamil Conference. It is a beautiful structure and is built in the style of the buildings constructed during the Chola period.
Best Time To Visit Thanjavur

Thanjavur is famous for its arts, handicrafts, historical importance, and paintings. The best time to visit the place is from March to October. The weather remains cool in between these months and it is ideal for exploring the place. Tanjore experiences hot and humid weather during the summers. Because of the unfavorable weather conditions, it is not recommended to visit the place during this season. Tanjore receives light rains during the monsoon season which gives a break from the scorching heat of the summer. It is a good time to visit the famous temples and forts of the place including Vijanagar Fort and Lord Murugan Temple. The winter season is the best time to visit Tanjore as the weather remains cool and pleasant during this time. It is the perfect time for sightseeing around the place. Visit attractions like Manora Fort, Schwartz Church, Punnainallur Mariamman, and Sangeetha Mahal.

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