Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery, Thanjavur

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Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery fascinates for its immaculate cascade architecture and numerous historical relics. Seven different sections display artifacts demonstrating the lavish lifestyle of various royal families, and you’ll need different tickets to visit them all. See the mind-blowing Durbar hall--a multi-columned hall painted in vibrant natural colors and ornately decorated from top to bottom. Visit Saraswati library, which holds an extensive collection of books and manuscripts about Indian plants and animals, world atlases, medieval books, and many others. You can also admire intriguing Chola sculptures in bronze and stone, but the real highlight sits near the tower: the massive skeleton of a whale. To visit Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery on your trip to Thanjavur, use our Thanjavur route planner.
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  • Tanjore is a great place to visit and one of the main attraction here is the Tanjore Palace. The palace is built by the Marathas and it is a blend of both the Maratha and Tamil cultures. The main... 
    Tanjore is a great place to visit and one of the main attraction here is the Tanjore Palace. The palace is built by the Marathas and it is a blend of both the Maratha and Tamil cultures. The main...  more »
  • Very very badly maintained. Everything is just falling apart. Spending too much time here may make you sick because of the bats, rats and other rodent refuse. Be careful. It could be a great place.....  more
    Very very badly maintained. Everything is just falling apart. Spending too much time here may make you sick because of the bats, rats and other rodent refuse. Be careful. It could be a great place.....  more »

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