Thanjavur is derived from Tanjan, a legendary demon in Hindu mythology. While the early history of Thanjavur remains unclear, the city first rose to prominence during the reign of Medieval Cholas when it served as the capital of the empire. After the fall of Cholas, the city was ruled by various dynasties like Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire, Madurai Nayaks, Thanjavur Nayaks, Thanjavur Marathas and British Empire. It has been a part of independent India since 1947.
Thanjavur is an important pilgrim centre and a major tourist destination of Tamil Nadu
a) Brihadeeshwara temple
b) Other monuments.
|Rating||2 Out of 5|
|Distance||Around 394 Kms|
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