Must-see attractions in Thanjavur (Tanjore)

  • Thanjavur (Tanjore) - Brihadishwara Temple, Tamil Nadu, India - stock photo

    Brihadeeshwara Temple

    Thanjavur (Tanjore)

    Come here twice: in the morning, when the honey-hued granite begins to assert its dominance over the white dawn sunshine, and in the evening, when the…

  • Stucco work in the Maratha Darbar Hall in Thanjavur Palace, Tanjore, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India . (Photo by: IndiaPictures/UIG via Getty Images)

    Royal Palace

    Thanjavur (Tanjore)

    Thanjavur’s royal palace is a mixed bag of ruin and renovation, superb art and random royal paraphernalia. The mazelike complex was constructed partly by…

  • Schwartz's Church

    Thanjavur (Tanjore)

    At the northern end of the Brihadishwara Temple compound, within the outer ramparts, stands 18th-century neoclassical Schwartz's Church.

  • Sivaganga Tank

    Thanjavur (Tanjore)

    The park at the northern end of the Brihadishwara Temple compound contains the Sivaganga Tank.