Best time to plan : October to March

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Why visit Thanjavur?
  • Ancient captial of the great Chola Empire during it’s heyday.
  • Name is derived from ‘Tanjan’ the legendary Asura in the Hindu mythology.
  • Famous for agricultural activities and is believed to be the granary of South India because of it’s agricultural produce.
  • Known intensively for its paintings, cotton sarees and handloom silk sarees which are in demand worldwide.
  • Posseses the ochre foundation blocks of the most remarkable civilization of Dravidian history.
  • One of the few kingdoms to expand Hinduism beyond India, a bedrock for aesthetic styles that spread from Madurai to Mekong.
How to reach Thanjavur?

          Tiruchirappalli International Airport, Tamil Nadu (62 km)

         Trichy Junction, Tiruchirappalli (58km)

           Buses from Mannarguddi, Pattukkottai, Tiruchirapplali, Thiruvarur, Pudukkotta, Karaikkudi etc.
Places to visit near Thanjavur:
  • Madurai (147 km)
  • Puducherry(149 km)
  • Rameswaram(169 km)
  • Yelagiri(207 km)
Places for long stay in Thanjavur
  • Chandra Bagwan Temple
  • Alagundi Temple
  • Lord Murugan Temple
  • Sani Bhagwan Temple
  • Thirumananjeri Temple
  • Thirunageshwaram Temple 

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