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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  • This is peaceful and nice place if you are interested in art and history. Palace built by Maratha rulers. There is a 30min audio visual movie every one hour. Don’t miss. It shows best of Thanjavur  more »
  • An imposing Palace houses the Art Gallery which has paintings done in Thanjavur Style. The decor in the Palace is very attractive. Part of the Palace is converted into a gallery for sculptures and...  more »
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