Saraswathi Mahal Library - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Saraswathi Mahal Library
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.
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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.
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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.
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Called as Adaikalamatha shrine. This is a catholic pilgrimage center dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
Karaivetti Bird Sanctuary
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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
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This is a Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture and also this is a UNESCO world heritage site.
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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.