Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery, Thanjavur

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Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery fascinates for its immaculate cascade architecture and numerous historical relics. Seven different sections display artifacts demonstrating the lavish lifestyle of various royal families, and you’ll need different tickets to visit them all. See the mind-blowing Durbar hall--a multi-columned hall painted in vibrant natural colors and ornately decorated from top to bottom. Visit Saraswati library, which holds an extensive collection of books and manuscripts about Indian plants and animals, world atlases, medieval books, and many others. You can also admire intriguing Chola sculptures in bronze and stone, but the real highlight sits near the tower: the massive skeleton of a whale. To visit Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery on your trip to Thanjavur, use our Thanjavur route planner.
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  • We had the guide and he was very knowledgeable and informative. I expected to see more in a palace but coming to Thanjavur you must visit this Palace. vVery good collection of Hindu Gods statues are.....  more »
  • This monument is in pretty bad shape. There is vandalism going on without any control. It is a shame on Tamil Nadu Government. There are a large number of exhibits without any protection from...  more »
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