Thanjavur is also known as 'Tanjore', situated in the South Indian state of Tamilnadu. As per Hindu Mythology, Tanjore is named after the legendary devil 'Tanjan'.
The city Thanjavur had the great series of magnificent temples. These temples are standing as the beautiful motif of unique architecture. The Great Living Chola Temples are included in UNESCO World Heritage. Thanjavur has many amazing places for visitors. Brihadeeswarar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, lies at the center of the city and also the most visited monument of Thanjavur. Many other famous places of the city are the incredible Thanjavur Royal Palace Courtyard, Thanjavur Maratha Palace and the Saraswathi Mahal Library.
Thanjavur town is notable for its classical and exotic Tanjore Paintings. These paintings are of the major form of classical South Indian Paintings which is about 1600 AD past. Most of the Tanjore Paintings represent the God and Goddess of Thanjavur.
Thanjavur people celebrate their festivals with great enthusiasm. The Natyanjali Dance Festival and the Carnatic Classical Musical Festival are the most famous festivals of this beautiful city and attracts thousands of visitors every year.
Thanjavur is an attractive fusion of both ancient culture and tremendous architecture.