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Brihadeeswarar Temple
Roof Paintings at the Palace (Photo Courtesy: Thamizhpparithi Maari)
Our Lady of Lourdes Basilica (Photo Courtesy: Arul)
Saraswathi Mahal Library (Photo Courtesy: Wiki-uk)
Painting at Brihadeeswarar Temple (Photo Courtesy: Nireekshit)
Painting on the roof of brihadeeswarar temple (Photo Courtesy: Nireekshit)

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).

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

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