Calimere (Kodikkarai) Wildlife & Bird Sanctuary
This 333-sq-km sanctuary , 90km southeast of Thanjavur, is noted for vast flocks of migratory curlews, terns, plovers, sandpipers,...
Central Shrine (Brihadishwara Temple)
North of the Brihadishwara temple compound, but still within the outer fortifications, is a park containing the Sivaganga tank.
Ideal River View Resort Restaurant
The good, semi-open-air Indian/Sri Lankan/Continental restaurant at the Ideal River View Resort overlooks the river.
Gandhiji Rd · interesting places nearby
Thanjavur is a good place to shop for handicrafts and arts. For fixed prices, there's a branch of government-run Poompuhar.