Enjoy Memorable Vacation with Thanjavur Holiday Packages
Popularly known as Tanjore, Thanjavur is right between Tiruchirapalli and the
Coromandel Coast. This happened to be the ancient fortress of Cholas and has been
named after a demon of the name - Tanjan-an Asura. The place was the capital city of
the Cholas from 9th century to 13th century A.D. The city features a number of temples
and it is said that Cholas made these temples to signify their victories. Along with
being popular for these religious places, Tanjore is also known as the cultural capital
of peninsular India. It is gloriously demonstrates its cultural heritage through numerous
art forms. Booking Thanjavur holiday packages will open the door for you to visit such a
beautiful and culturally rich destination.
Tourist Attractions in Thanjavur
Sri Brihadeswara Temple:
It is a temple that was constructed in the 10th century AD. The temple is a superb
example of Chola architectural style of temples, which was further used in other cities of
the peninsula too.
Standing close to the Brihadeswara temple, The Palace of Tanjore is a gigantic
structure that has been built during many decades. The palace also features various
further attractions like Art Gallery, Saraswati Mahal Library, Siva Ganga Tank, Hall of
Music, Sharja Madi, Royal Museum and many others
It is an existing example of religious acceptance of Cholas. The church was constructed
by Rajah Serfoji in the year 1779 AD. The architecture breaks the monotony of the
Chola temple architecture.
Rajarajan Mani Mandapam:
Rajarajan Mani Mandapam is slightly a contemporary construction in Tanjore, which
encloses a beautiful park.
Tholkappiyar Sadukkam is actually a Square that encloses a tower constructed during
the 8th World Tamil Conference. The tower offers a panoramic view of the lively
Things to Buy in Thanjavur
Shopping in Thanjavur allows you buying various handicraft items made by skilled
craftsmen. In fact, it is a heaven for craft lovers. The city is very popular among tourists
for its glorious and subtle Tanjore paintings that have gained much demand among
them. Its exquisite weaving handicrafts, handlooms, paintings, jewelry and woodworks
are also very popular.
Best Time to Visit Thanjavur
The best time to visit Thanjavur is from October to February as these months don't
witness humidity. Summer in Thanjavur lasts between March and June and maximum
temperature is 40°C. Winter months are December to February, which are pleasant with
temperature up to 32° C. Monsoon remains between September and November and
creates a humid atmosphere.
How to Reach Thanjavur
If you are booking Thanjavur holiday packages then get complete info about how to
reach there. Although, Thanjavur is a popular destination and is connected with air, rail
and road but having information about connectivity will ease your trip.:
The nearest airport to Thanjavur is Tiruchirapalli Airport, which has regular flights to
many Indian cities and cities of other countries. It has flights from Chennai, Dubai,
Singapore, Colombo and various other cities. On arriving at airport, you can take bus or
car to reach Thanjavur.
Thanjavur has its railway station, which is connected with various cities of India through
Thanjavur is well-connected to various parts of Tamil Nadu and nearby state through
Tamil Nadu Transport Corporation buses. Excellent state highways connect with other
cities and towns of the state.