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.
Tourist Attractions Thanjavur District
- Brihadeeshwarar Temple, Thanjavur
- Airavateswara Temple, Kumbakonam
- Thanjavur Maratha Palace
- Saraswathi Mahal Library
- Swami Malai Temple, Thanjavur
- Vasishteswarar Temple, Thittai
How to reach Thanjavur
Road – Thanjavur is well connected by road with all major cities in the state. Frequent buses are available for travelling in and around Thanjavur.
Rail – Thanjavur is connected directly by rail with many other districts that include Tiruchirapalli, Chennai, Thiruvarur, Nagore, Coimbatore, Tirupathi, Madurai, Ernakulam and to other places like Ernakulam, Goa, Mysore and Bhuvaneswar.
Air – Tiruchirapalli is the nearest Airport, around 61 kilometres away.