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Attractions to explore near Saraswathi Mahal Library

Saraswathi Mahal LibraryE Main St, Rajakrisnapuram, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613001, India

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.

Nearby Attractions

Maratha Palace0.09 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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.

Brihadeeswara Temple1.12 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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.

Elakurichi shrine18.11 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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

Karaivetti Bird Sanctuary23.49 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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 Temple29.66 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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

Kumbakonam Temples32.40 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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 Dam35.93 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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

Fossil Park Museum44.68 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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 Office47.41 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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 Fort48.19 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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 Temple48.59 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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 Park55.56 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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

Ponneri Lake56.53 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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.

Government Museum, Pudukkottai57.98 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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

Sittannavasal Rock-Cut Jain Temple58.47 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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

Tirumeeyachur Mehanadhar Temple58.94 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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)60.98 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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 Dam61.77 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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 Fort65.37 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

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

Shri Parvatheeswarar Temple72.66 KMs away from Saraswathi Mahal Library

This is a famous Hindu temple located in the Nagapattinam district of Tamilnadu. This is the 50 th Shiva temple in the bank of Cauvery mentioned in the Thevaram hymns.