6 attractions you should visit in Thanjavur - With photos & details

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Major rice producing district of Tamil Nadu Hence it is also named as Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu. Because the strong fertile region lies in the Kaveri river delta.

Brihadeeswara TempleMembalam Rd, Balaganapathy Nagar, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613007, India
Hindu Temples

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.

Kumbakonam TemplesKanmani Devi Nagar, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu 612001, India
Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures

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.

Manora Fort (மனோரா கோட்டை)Sarabendrarajanpattinam, Tamil Nadu 614723, India
Forts
Notable Architectures

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.

Maratha PalaceRajakrisnapuram, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613001, India
Palaces
Notable Architectures

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 LibraryE Main St, Rajakrisnapuram, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613001, India
Outdoors- Other

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.

Shri Airavatesvara TempleGurunathan Pillai Colony, Darasuram, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu 612702, India
Hindu Temples

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

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