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Maratha Palace

Maratha Palace

1.03km from Brihadeeswara Temple

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

Saraswathi Mahal Library

Saraswathi Mahal Library

1.12km from Brihadeeswara Temple

Saraswathi Mahal Library or Tanjore Maharaja Serfoji's Saraswathi Mahal Library is located in Thanjavur (Tanjore), Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the oldest libraries in Asia, and has on display a rare collection of Palm leaf manuscripts and paper written in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, English and a few other languages indigenous to India.

Elakurichi shrine

Elakurichi shrine

19.19km from Brihadeeswara Temple

Called as Adaikalamatha shrine. This is a catholic pilgrimage center dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Karaivetti Bird Sanctuary

Karaivetti Bird Sanctuary

24.19km from Brihadeeswara Temple

This is a 4537 sq km protected area in the Ariyalur district. The sanctuary is in 25 km. This is home for so many migratory birds and it has a large irrigation tank.

Shri Airavatesvara Temple

Shri Airavatesvara Temple

30.68km from Brihadeeswara Temple

This is a Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture and also this is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Kumbakonam Temples

Kumbakonam Temples

33.39km from Brihadeeswara Temple

Kumbhakonam is one of the ancient temple towns of Tamilnadu, flanked by the two rivers Cauvery and Arasalar. The grandeur of Tamil Nadu can be seen in the marvelous architectures and temples here. Many of the religious sites in Kumbakonam are dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. There are around 188 sites in Kumbakonam.

Kallanai Dam

Kallanai Dam

35.54km from Brihadeeswara Temple

This is an ancient dam built across the river Kaveri. The dam was originally constructed by the Chola king Karikalan.

Fossil Park Museum

Fossil Park Museum

45.4km from Brihadeeswara Temple

This is a National geological Heritage monument in India of petrified woods within Sathanur which was discovered in 1940 by the geologist M. S. Krishnan of the Geological Survey of India, who hailed from Tanjore.

Anna Science Center Planetarium Office

Anna Science Center Planetarium Office

46.85km from Brihadeeswara Temple

The Anna Science Centre Planetarium was established by the government of Tamil Nadu in 1999. Comprising of a number of exhibits that cover different eco-system and bio-diversity along

Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort

Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort

47.76km from Brihadeeswara Temple

The Rock Fort is a historic fort and temple complex built on a large rock with a height of 85 meters by the Pallava rulers. There are 344 steps carved out from the rock to reaach the top of the temple.

Srirangam Temple

Srirangam Temple

48.23km from Brihadeeswara Temple

This is a Hindu temple dedicated to Ranganatha constructed in the Dravidian architecture. This is also the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world.

Butterfly Park Trichy

Butterfly Park Trichy

55.25km from Brihadeeswara Temple

This tropical butterfly conservatory is located at the upper anaicut reserve forests in Srirangam. We can see and experience the living, habitat and their breeding from here

Government Museum, Pudukkottai

Government Museum, Pudukkottai

56.88km from Brihadeeswara Temple

Home to some incredible and rare collections of artifacts and relics related zoology, paintings, geology, epigraphy, anthropology, and more.

Sittannavasal Rock-Cut Jain Temple

Sittannavasal Rock-Cut Jain Temple

57.43km from Brihadeeswara Temple

Sittanavasal cave is a second-century Jain complex of caves. The monument is a rock-cut monastery or temple created by Jains.

Ponneri Lake

Ponneri Lake

57.65km from Brihadeeswara Temple

Ponneri lake is a huge lake located in the district of Ariyalur. This is the main source of water in this area. Here we can see so many birds and animals wandering here.

Tirumeeyachur Mehanadhar Temple

Tirumeeyachur Mehanadhar Temple

59.77km from Brihadeeswara Temple

Sri Meganadha Swamy is a Hindu temple located at Thirumeeyachur in Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Meganathaswami. His consort is known as Lalithambika. It is one of the shrines of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams – Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Tevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanar Tirugnanasambandar. Lord Siva is Swayambumurthy in the temple.

Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)

60.19km from Brihadeeswara Temple

Manora Fort principally adopts its name “Manora”, from the corresponding English word “Minaret”. From the nearest shore, the hexagonal tower, which is built within the fort, is an 8-storied building, which is about 23-meters tall, looking over the majestic Bay of Bengal.

Mukkombu Dam

Mukkombu Dam

61.43km from Brihadeeswara Temple

The dam is built at the location where the Kaveri River leaves its tributary, named River Kollidam. The length of Mokkombu is 685 meters, and its layout was planned by Sir Arthur Cotton. Mukkombu is a beautiful picnic spot in the region. It is also called as the upper dam.

Ranjankudi Fort

Ranjankudi Fort

66.14km from Brihadeeswara Temple

A 17th-century fortress located in the Perambalur district. historically important fort having so many stories and architectural marvels.

Thirumayam Fort

Thirumayam Fort

72.6km from Brihadeeswara Temple

A 40-acre wide ring fortress in the town of Thirumayam.The construction of the fort is of inferior quality as small blocks of stone were used along with bricks for the building of the fortification.

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Brihadeeswara Temple

Brihadeeswara Temple

Membalam Rd, Balaganapathy Nagar, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613007, India

It is a peerless piece of architecture and represents the culture during Chola Dynasty in India. Moreover, it is a significant Hindu Temple built in ancient times.