Thanjavur in the city of trichy boasts a reputation of prime hotspot for pilgrimages as well as thousand of tourists year in and year out.
The most visited landmark in the town of Thanjavur is the Brahadeshwara Temple, built in the 11th century AD by Raja Raja Chola-I, the distinguished medieval Chola King. Declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 1987, the Hindu God Shiva is the deity worshipped in the Brahadeshwara Temple.
Mainly Chola temples are located in Thanjavur and have come under UNESCO world heritage site.
Thanjavur Maratha palace is another famous tourist attraction in Thanjavur elucidating the vibrant form of Maratha empire in South.
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How to reach Thanjavur from Bangalore
There is/are 2 direct train(s) from Bangalore to Thanjavur- Mailaduturai Exp (16232) and Velankanni Exp (17315)
Nearest airport to Thanjavur is at Madurai.
There are direct buses from Bangalore to Thanjavur. Travelling distance is 7 hours