Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery, Thanjavur

1.8
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 place is now serves as a museum and has a huge collection however is very poorly maintained , the walls are falling off , plasters are coming out and ticket guys are lazy  more »
  • A good place to spend a better part of the afternoon, this place is a treasure trove of objects from the royal Maratha dynasty. Collections range from coins, weapons dresses, paintings to books and ma...  more »
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