The Serfoji Sarasvati Mahal Library, Thanjavur

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The Serfoji Sarasvati Mahal Library is located in Thanjavur. Plan to visit The Serfoji Sarasvati Mahal Library and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Thanjavur attractions using our Thanjavur vacation generator.
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  • July 29, 2017
    The Serfoji Sarasvati Mahal Library or the Thanjavur Maharaja Serfoji's Sarasvati Mahal Library, situated within the Thanjavur Royal Palace, is one of the prime attractions of Thanjavur. This Library ...  more »
  • July 14, 2017
    This location near to the old bus station and maintained clean. Tourists are allowed with minimal charges to enter into the site. Video visual show is telecasting inside theater which looks very infor...  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    This place is very important for the maratha history of Tamil Nadu. But this place needs more care and uplifting from the government. Huge number of collection of tamrapatra, painting and all.  more »
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  • April 16, 2017
    Volumes of rare books are displayed there...The origin and evolution of Tamil letters are displayed there... Very useful library which cannot be replaced...
  • March 1, 2017
    Good n clean place.... Awsome library.....here they kept lote of books yet we didn't know about that... We all must visit here and should read book😘
  • May 24, 2017
    This is Big old book collection very big library.
  • May 17, 2017
    Audio visual tour gives an idea about the history of thanjavur and its historical monuments.
  • January 9, 2017
    Verygood manuscript preservation centre, all collected by Serfoji Maharaja of the 17 th century. Can by books on various topics published by the library. Useful for research students.

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