Indian Cities: Thanjavur - Tamil Nadu

About : Thanjavur - Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu


Thanjavur the city related to Chola kings dates back to era from 11th to 14th century. Since the ancient time city is known for artistic handicraft, temples, churches and monuments beside being the front runner of the production of rice, main constitute of food taken in the area.  Bronze icons, Tanjore paintings, Hell-metal casting, Napkin, Pith - work, Jack-wood musical instruments, Handloom silk & cotton sarees, Architectural monuments, temples and ancient churches are the ways by which Thanjavur is best known to world.   

How to reach Thanjavur by Train

Thanjavur is a rail junction with direct trains for Tiruchi, Cheenai and many other cities.

How to reach Thanjavur by Road

A well developed road web is there for bus travel from different parts of the states. Thanjavur also have road links for Bangalore [Karnataka] and Kochi, Ernakulam [Kerala] etc.

How to reach Thanjavur by Air

Nearest air port is Tiruchi [65 odd kms] for the international and domestic flights.

Significant Tourist Attractions (spots) of Thanjavur

Archeological Museum
Arsenal Tower & Bell Tower
Rajarajan Memorial Hall
Saraswathi Mahal Liberary
Sivaganga Garden
Sri Brahadeeswarar temple
Tamil University Museum
The Big Temple



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