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Thanjavur

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Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu

A bastion of South Indian culture and heritage, Thanjavur entrances visitors from all over the world with its architecture, distinct art style, and the Great Living Chola Temples, landmarks of the city and a World Heritage Site. On a tour of Thanjavur and its lively and chaotic streets, you can discover ancient historic buildings and monuments, roam the museums, or browse the traditional handicrafts. Taxis and rickshaws can be hired to explore the diverse town, see its iconic temples and palaces, and check out its typical South Indian cuisine. Put Thanjavur at the heart of your travel plans by using our India family vacation planner.
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Where to stay in Thanjavur

You can find a broad range of accommodation in Thanjavur, mostly along its main streets and near the Grand Anicut canal. A couple of budget-friendly and mid range places are scattered in the vicinity of the bus station, while 4-star hotels lie all over town, some boasting quality restaurants and pool areas.
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