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Thanjavur, Tanjore (Tamil Nadu)


Hotels in Thanjavur

A comprehensive listing of hotels in Thanjavur (Tanjore). Please click on the Thanjavur hotel links below and view hotel information, photographs and tariffs. The Hotel list includes three to four star hotels, budget hotels, luxury hotels. All Hotels on offer provide well designed comfortable rooms at affordable rates.

  

Hotels & Resorts in Thanjavur (Tanjore) 

Hotels in Thanjavur Grade Rate per couple Plan
       
Hotel Gnanam *** Tariff Room Only
Ideal River View Resort *** Tariff Room Only
       
    
Thanjavur (Tanjore) - Tamil Nadu

Thanjavur Temple- Thanjavur Tamil NaduTanjore is the anglicized name of Thanjavur, is the 11th largest city in Tamil Nadu, India. Thanjavur is one of the oldest cities in India and has a long and varied history from the Cholas, the Pandhyas, Vijayanagar Empire, the Madurai Nayaks, the Thanjavur Nayaks, the Thanjavur Marathas and the British. It has been a part of Independent India since 1947.

Tamil is the most widely spoken language of this state. The standard dialect is the Central Tamil dialect. Telugu, Thanjavur Marathi and also along with Saurashtrians.

Thanjavur is an important center of south india art and architecture namely the Great Living Chola Temples, an UNESCO World Heritage Monument are located in an around Thanjavur.Also is Brihadeeswara Temple built by Rajaraja Chola, is located in the center of the city. Thanjavur contains over 90 temples

Thanjavur is located approximately in the centre of Tamil Nadu. The town is located in the centre of the Cauvery delta. It is located about 320 kms from state capital Chennai, and 56 kms from Tiruchirapall. Some of the nearby towns are Kumbakonam, Pattukkottai, Mannargudi, Pudukkottai, Tiruvarur, peravurani, Nagappattinam. The city lies on the Kaveri River basin, 200 miles south of Chennai.The Grand Anaicut Canal (Pudhaaru), Vadavaaru and Vennaaru rivers flow through the town.

Thanjavur is also the home of the Tanjore painting, a painting style unique to the region. The city is an important agricultural center located at the heart of the region, known as the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu. South Zone Culture Centre in Thanjavur is one of many regional cultural centers established by Indian Government to preserve and promote traditional cultural heritage of India.
      

Thanjavur - Paddy fields across the Kaveri River Basin

Thanjavur - Paddy Fields across the Kaveri RiverKaveri River Basin - Tamil Nadu - Thanjavur is based on Kaveri RiverKaveri River Basin - Tamil Nadu - Thanjavur is based on Kaveri River

   
Thanjavur is well-connected by roads and railways with other parts of India and with cities and towns in Tamil Nadu. The nearest airport is Tiruchirapalli located at a distance of 56 kilometres and the nearest seaport in Nagapattinam which is 84 kilometres from Thanjavur.

Thanjavur Temple- Thanjavur Tamil NaduAmong the other historic buildings is the Vijayanagara fort, which contains a palace that was expanded by the Maratha king Serfoji II with an armoury, a Bell Tower and the Saraswathi Mahal Library, which contains over 30,000 Indian and European manuscripts written on palm leaf and paper. Also built by Serfoji II is the Manora Fort, a monumental tower and The Akshayapureeswarar Temple(Poosam star Temple),Vilangulam (Near by East Coast Road) these are situated about 65 km away from Thanjavur. The then "Sangeetha Mahal" has been converted to a handicrafts exhibition centre now which has handicrafts from local artisans. Raja Rajan Manimandapam which is also one among the tourist places in Thanjavur, Thanjavur is in the second place next only to Chennai in attracting more tourists.

Thanjavur Palace - Thanjavur Tamil NaduThanjavur is one of the chief political, literary and religious centres of southern India, known for its contribution to Carnatic music, it has produced many classical musicians and Bharathanatyam dancers. It has become the second most important site for the annual Natyanjali dance festival.

Tiruvaiyaru, which is close to Thanjavur, is the place where the great musician Saint Tyagaraja lived. Here in Tiruvaiyaru every year in the Tamil month of 'Thai' (second half of January) Thyagaraja Aradhana will be held where musicians from all over the country will participate.

Tanjore is well known for bronze sculptures and its unique painting style called Tanjore Painting, a percussion instrument called the Thavil, a divine classical string instrument Veenai and the Bobblehead Thanjavur Dolls.
Thanjavur Temple- Thanjavur Tamil Nadu
Economy
Thanjavur's economy is mainly agro-based. The city acts as a focal point for food grains transported from the adjoining areas of the Cauvery Delta. The city also has some medium and small-scale enterprises. Tourism constitutes a major portion of the city's revenue.

Agriculture
Agriculture in Thanjavur is the main source of livelihood for most of the people of Thanjavur. Cultivation has been the major occupation of the local inhabitants of Thanjavur since the land is ideally suited for growing crops like Rice.

Thanjavur is a rice bowl of South India, the Major crops other than Paddy are Blackgram, Banana, Coconut, Gingelly, Ragi, Red gram, Green gram, Sugarcane, Maize.

Thanjavur Palace - Interior View - Thanjavur Tamil NaduThanjavur City is a Major Tourism Land in the State, as per estimation the 40% Tourist travelers from Europe and North America traveling South India visiting Big Temple, which the Heritage Spot and one of Major Attraction point in South India. Most of Northern State Indian Tourists traveling to the Navagraha Temple in around Thanjavur District. There are many Skyscraper in the city with 5 to 11 Floors, for accompanying the Tourist Crowd. Tourism is a One of Major Economy factor in Thanjavur. Understanding the Scope of Tourism, the State and Central Government allocated Big Funds to improve infrastructure and Tourism standards focusing on Thanjavur.

Thanjavur is the cultural and political center of the Thanjavur Marathi people. Hindus form the majority, but the town has substantial Muslim and Christian minorities.

Transport
There are four bus stands in Thanjavur city namely, The Old and The New Bus Stand, Thiruvaiyaru Bus Stand. SETC Bus Stand behind old bus stand.

Thanjavur is connected by rail with most important cities and towns in India. This district has 122.07 Kilometers of Broad gauge railway lines with 20 Railway stations connecting Thanjavur to Major centres in the state.Thanjavur is also reachable by train from other Indian cities. 'Thanjavur Junction' is the station to alight. There are daily trains from/to Chennai, Bangalore, Mysore, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Erode, Tirupur, Tiruchirapalli, Salem, Karur, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Rameswaram, Dharmapuri and weekly trains to Tiruchendur, Vijayawada, Vizianagaram, Nagpur, Jabalpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Bhubaneshwar and to all main cities.

The nearest Airport to Thanjavur is is Tiruchirapalli International Airport which is about 50 km. New domestic airport also coming up at Thanjavur.