The district of Thanjavur lies in the east coast of Tamil Nadu, and is bounded by Nagapattinam District on the north east, Palk Street of Bay of Bengal on the south, Tiruvarur District on the east, Pudukottai and Thiruchirapalli on the wast and by Kollidam on the north that separates it with parts of Ariyalur and Thiruchirapalli districts.
Thanjavur District is located in the delta of Cauvery River with its headquarters in Thanjavur. Thanjavur is called the “Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu” as it is the main rice-producing region of the state. The district is mostly agrarian with River Cauvery and its tributaries irrigating the region. Thanjavur marks its significance with its temples, culture, history, and architecture.
Thanjavur marks its significance with its temples, culture, history, and architecture. From divine temple structures, architectural edifices, swaying fields, Thanjavur is a most sought after tourist destination. Look through the list of places in Thanjavur that is a must-visit.