Situated on the banks of River Cauvery, Thanjavur thrived as the pristine capital of the Chola dynasty, later of Maratha and Nayaka. Thanjavur was at the crest of its radiance amid the Chola time frame between the tenth and the fourteenth century and turned into an exalted center of learning and culture. Presently it is a world heritage site. Indeed, even today Thanjavur isn’t just considered as “The Rice Bowl” of Tamil Nadu, but it is also known as culture headquarters. In spite of the fact that the Thanjavur district is overwhelmed by agriculture, the town is diversified in its own, This city has literacy rates more than 75% and a homogenous mix of population of all religions. This city is one of the ancient cities in Tamil Nadu and has a lot of significance in the Dravidian history. It is also one of the favorite spots of tourists in Tamil Nadu, and this place gives them a chance to feel the ancient history and culture.
Attractions: Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur Palace, Kumbakonam, Thirukadaiyur, Thiruvaiyaru, Thiruvarur, Velankanni, Nagore, Vedaranyam, Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary, etc…
Peak Season: November to March & May
How to Reach
- By Air: The nearest airport is Tiruchirapalli International Airport which is at a distance of 61 km.
- By Road: The TNSTC buses on a regular basis and other vehicles are also available from all the major cities of the state. Tourists can also get regular buses for Thanjavur from other major cities of India.