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Things to do in Thanjavur

In the temple town of Thanjavur, the pilgrim will find plenty of spiritual things to do. Visit the beautiful temples here, pray and admire the architecture and brilliant designs and frescoes. After that do stop by and buy some exquisite Tanjore paintings that this place is famous for and pick up some silk textiles and saris to take back home.

Sightseeing in Thanjavur


Sightseeing in Thanjavur revolves around the temples of this town.

So perfect in dimension, so impressive in grandeur, the ‘Emperor of Temples’, Thanjavur’s Brihadeeshwera Temple is possibly the finest temple in Tamil Nadu, if not in India.

Shopping in Thanjavur


Thanjavur is well known for it's handicrafts items made by extremely skilled craftsmen here. Thanjavur is very popular for silk weaving.

Activities in Thanjavur


There is no scope for adventure activities in Thanjavur; however, there is an interesting activity that you can take part in.

NearBy Places in Thanjavur


There are many nearby places of interest around Thanjavur.

Thiruvaiyur , 13 km away from Thanjavur is where the south Indian saint Thyagaraja lived.

Eating Out in Thanjavur


Eating out in Thanjavur is a delight, as there are many vegetarian and non-vegetarian restaurants in Thanjavur that serve scrumptious continental as well as traditional delicacies.

Festivals & Events in Thanjavur


Every January there is a Music Festival to honour the south Indian saint Thyagaraja.


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