The Serfoji Sarasvati Mahal Library, Thanjavur

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The Serfoji Sarasvati Mahal Library is located in Thanjavur. Arrange your visit to The Serfoji Sarasvati Mahal Library and discover more family-friendly attractions in Thanjavur using our Thanjavur trip itinerary builder site .
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  • The Saraswathi Mahal Library is a place to visit if you are a history buff. There are many Palm manuscripts to browse and also some important and interesting books. The Art Gallery has good artefacts....  more »
  • It is one of the renowned places of hindu culture, the Palace and the library, one of the few medieval libraries that exist in the world. It's one of the repositories unprecedented cultural antiques and an inexhaustible treasure of knowledge built by successive dynasties of the Nayas and the Marathas who ruled Thanjavur.
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  • Good place but can be maintained in a lot better way. If your visit to this palace is an extension of you Big Temple visit, please be aware that it not the palace of chola dynasty. It is 18th century ...  more »
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  • Volumes of rare books are displayed there...The origin and evolution of Tamil letters are displayed there... Very useful library which cannot be replaced...
  • 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😘
  • This is Big old book collection very big library.
  • Audio visual tour gives an idea about the history of thanjavur and its historical monuments.
  • 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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