Saraswathi Mahal Library

Why to visit?
•Also called Tanjore Maharaja Serfoji's Sarasvati Mahal Library.
•One of the oldest libraries in Asia with texts of the medieval period.
•Treasure house of knowledge carefully fostered and nurtured by successive dynasties of Nayaks and the Marathas of Thanjavur.
•Contains rare and a valuable collection of manuscripts, books, maps and paints on all aspects of Art, Culture and Literature.
•Described as the most remarkable world Library by Brittanica Encyclopedias and was made a Public Library in 1918.
•1 km from Thanjavur Royal Palace
Entrance Fees:
•FREE Entry
•10 am -1 pm; 1:30 pm -5:30 pm (Closed on Wednesdays)
Restaurants Nearby:
•Star Residency
•Hotel Parisutham
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