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Why travel Thanjavur?

Thanjavur, formerly Tanjore is a city in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Thanjavur is an important center of South Indian religion, art, and architecture. Most of the Great Living Chola Temples, which are UNESCO World Heritage Monuments, are located in and around Thanjavur. The foremost among these, the Brihadeeswara Temple, is located in the centre of the city. Thanjavur is also home to Tanjore painting, a painting style unique to the region.

Scholars believe the name Thanjavur is derived from Tanjan, a legendary demon in Hindu mythology. While the early history of Thanjavur remains unclear, the city first rose to prominence during the reign of Medieval Cholas when it served as the capital of the empire.

"Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu"

A City in Tamil Nadu, India

Interest Measure for Thanjavur

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Topography

Height(Altitude) of Thanjavur from sea level:  190 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  10.7870455°N, 79.1374499°E
Ecosystem:  Plain  

Food, Culture and Language at Thanjavur

Food Type Available:  Indian, South Indian 
Regional Language:  Tamil
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)
Tags:  #Monuments  

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Thanjavur or Tanjore is a City located in Tamil Nadu, South India.
Thanjavur is also known as 
Tanjore, 
Planning to travel to Thanjavur? Know the weather conditions and the best time to visit Thanjavur is 
January, 
February, 
March, 
October, 
November, 
December. 
The ecosystem and topography of Thanjavur is ideal for travel. On your visit to Thanjavur you should ideally stay here for 1 - 3 days. Traveller who are interested in activities for 
Culture, 
Spiritual. 

The most used regional language in Thanjavur is Tamil. To manage of your travel expenses and cost, the currency you will need is Rupee(INR)

The love for food is the soul of travelling, the different food types available in Thanjavur are 

Indian, 
South Indian 

You have every reason to travel to Thanjavur, Thanjavur, formerly Tanjore is a city in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Thanjavur is an important center of South Indian religion, art, and architecture. Most of the Great Living Chola Temples, which are UNESCO World Heritage Monuments, are located in and around Thanjavur. The foremost among these, the Brihadeeswara Temple, is located in the centre of the city. Thanjavur is also home to Tanjore painting, a painting style unique to the region.

Scholars believe the name Thanjavur is derived from Tanjan, a legendary demon in Hindu mythology. While the early history of Thanjavur remains unclear, the city first rose to prominence during the reign of Medieval Cholas when it served as the capital of the empire.

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#Brihadeeswara Temple
(Temple), 

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