Thanjavur Heritage Getaway
Thanjavur is a heritage town at about 56 kms from Trichy. Brihadeeshwara Temple at Thanjavur is a Chola Period (9th - 13th century) Temple, a UNESCO World heritage site.
Besides the temple, the area is also known for the musical instrument making units and a Tanjore painting (The art form dates back to about 1600 AD). Here you can interact with award winning artisans who have dedicated their lives to making traditional musical instruments like Veena.
Thanjavur is also renowned for its terracotta "Thanjavor Dolls", which has received GI tag for being unique to the area and is an excellent souvenir to carry back home.
Thanjavur is renowned for Tanjore painting and guests may visit painting workshops, interact with artisans and purchase directly from the Artisans.
For experiential travellers, Thanjavur experienced can be enhanced by undertaking a guided heritage walk that will allow them to explore the "hidden" gems in and around Thanjavur and get a deeper perspective of Thanjavur's history nd heritage.
Thanjavur is most interesting for its heritage elements and can be an excellent getaway for guests interested in exploring these elements.
Recommended stay Duration: 1 or 2 nights Seasonality: Oct - March