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Thanjavur rose to Glory during the later Chola Reign between 11th and 14th Centuries AD and became the centre of learning and culture. It is the head quarters of the district of the same name Thanjavur. Known as the ‘Rice Bowl’ of tamilnadu. It is also known for its exquisite handicrafts.

Thanjavur is one of the thirteen coastal districts of Tamil Nadu in the production of sea fish which accounts for about 5% of the total catches of the State. The district is famous for its exquisite ancient handicrafts-making of bronze icons. Thanjavur art plates. hell-metal castings, howls, napkin and powder boxes and artistic in-laying and engraving Work of motifs well known as Tanjore Paintings. It is equally well- known for pith-work. Ornamental fans, mats, and making of musical instruments of jack-wood. It is also a flourishing center of handloom silk and cotton sarees.
Thanjavur Information
Thanjavur Area 3,397
Thanjavur Population 22,16,138 (Census 2001)
Thanjavur Rainfall 1008.8 mm (Annual)
Thanjavur Climate Max 36°C Min 22.8°C
Thanjavur Std Code 04362
Thanjavur Hospital 04362-231221
Thanjavur Bus Enquery 04362-230950
Thanjavur to Chennai 334 km

Thanjavur Photos
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Thanjavur Painting
Thanjavur Pariya Koil
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Thanjavur Nandhi
Thanjavur Garden