Thanjavur Travel Guide

Thanjavur is a prominent city in South India, known for classical music, art, and painting. Renowned as the "Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu", Thanjavur houses the Brihadeeswara Temple, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Monuments.

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Thanjavur has a well-developed transport infrastructure. Thanjavur is well connected by Road, and Rail with most cities and towns in India. Thanjavur is well-connected with Chennai, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, Karaikal, Pudukkottai, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Kumbakonam, Pattukkottai, Bangalore, Ernakulam, Marthandam, Nagercoil, Tirupathi, Thiruvananthapuram, Ooty and Mysore through regular bus services. Previously, Thanjavur had a single bus terminus located at the heart of the city.

The vegetarian dishes of the region comprises of Thavala Adai, which is a kind of vada. The Thavala Adai with rasam imparts a heavenly taste and is an important cuisine of Thanjavur. Boiled rice, dosa, idly, uttapam and vada are some of the other mouth watering vegetarian dishes of the local citizens of the ancient city of Thanjavur.

There is an array of options for shopping in Tanjore. One of the major cities in Tamil Nadu, Tanjore or Thanjavur is renowned as the Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu. While on a tour to Tamil Nadu, come to Tanjore, which lies in the east of Tanjore. Tanjore is home to one of the best temples in South India, the 10th century Brihadeeswarar Temple or the Big Temple and several other tourist spots.

Thanjavur is a place of varied experiences. Historical richness oozing out of its monuments is clubbed with dazzling nightlife of the city. Thanjavur is a place that gives you options to enjoy with family as well as some youth oriented places that are meant to cater the young brigade of the city. The city that seems like a rich zone of culture and tradition disguises into some modern city and come alive at night by all the lights and glitters of night club and pubs.

Located in the southern most tip of the country, Thanjavur is situated in the Cauvery delta of the state of Tamil Nadu. Due to its substantial paddy production, the place is popularly referred to as the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu. Thanjavur is known for the agricultural activities and because of its agricultural produce, it is known as the granary of south India.

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