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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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