September 17, 2021

11 Top Tourist Attractions in Thanjavur

Thanjavur

Top Tourist Attractions in Thanjavur

Thanjavur is a city in Tamil Nadu, India’s southernmost state. The 11th-century Brihadeeswarar Temple, a large Chola dynasty–era structure with a frescoed interior, is one of the city’s many temples. The centuries-old Saraswathi Mahal Library, which has palm-leaf manuscripts, and the Thanjavur Art Gallery, which houses bronze statues, are both located within the Thanjavur Maratha Palace. Coins, cultural items, and musical instruments are on exhibit in the Tamil University Museum.

Thanjavur is a significant religious, artistic, and architectural centre in South India. Thanjavur is home to the majority of the Great Living Chola Temples, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The most important of these is the Brihadeeswara Temple, which is located in the city’s heart.

Best Places to Visit in Thanjavur

  1. Arulmigu Thirumalaikumaraswamy Thirukkoil Panpozhi
  2. Arulmigu Sankaranarayana Swamy Thirukkoil, Sankarankovil
  3. Arulmigu Kutraalanatha Swamy Thirukkoil Kutraalam
  4. Coutrallam
  5. Main Falls
  6. Small Falls (Citharuvi)
  7. Five Falls (Iyentharuvi)
  8. Tiger Falls (Puliyaruvi)
  9. Old Courtallam Falls (Palaiya Courtallam)
  10. SenbahaDevi Falls (Senbakadavi
  11. Honey Falls (Theanaruvi)

Best Time to Visit in Thanjavur

Anytime

How to Reach Thanjavur

By Air

Thoothukudi District’s Vagaikulam Airport is 97.3 kilometres away, whereas Madurai International Airport is 160.3 kilometres away.

By Rail

Tenkasi Junction Railway Station

By Road

New Bus Stand, Tenkasi

Animesh Sharma

Animesh Sharma loves to travel to domestic and international places. He likes to explore unexplored and offbeat travel places in India and abroad.

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