Thanjavur is a historic place that is known throughout the world for its art and architecture. This ancient district is also called the "Granary of Tamil Nadu". The National Highway 67 connects some of major districts of Tamil Nadu, including the Thanjavur district. The road travel is long on this highway though it is best suited for bus travel.
Places to stay
There are good budget hotels in Thanjavur Bypass . Some of them are Victoriyah Hotel, (Tariff – Rs1000), Valli Hote (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Star Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500) and Hotel Annamalai (Tariff – Rs.501).
The official language of Thanjavur is Tamil. The other languages spoken include English.
Some famous festivals and events of Thanjavur include the Natyanjali Dance Festival (Febuary - March), Aadi and the Carnatic Classical Musical Festival (January ).
Place to Visit
There are several places of tourist attraction in Thanjavur. Some of the places include Brihadishwara Templel (40 kms from Railway station), Thanjavur Royal Palace (3km from bus stand), Naganathaswamy Temple (102 kms from Thanjavur), Nandi Bull (6 kms away from bus stand) and Thanjavur Art Gallery (1km from bus stand).
How to Get There
The only nearest airport is the Tiruchirappalli International Airport. There are many direct flights from Chennai to Thanjavur.
Thanjavur is well connected to major cities of India. The Broad gauge railway lines from this region are connected to 20 major stations. There are regular trains to Bangalore, Ernakulam, Chennai, Mysore, Tirupur, Thrissur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Erode, Karur, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Salem, Dharmapuri Madurai, Rameswaram, Tiruchendur, Vishakapatnam and Karaikal
This region has several private and state buses connecting to Mannargudi, Madurai, Pondicherry, Bangalore, Chennai, to name a few. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Parveen Travels Pvt Ltd, Tamilnadu Transport and Meera Bus Service. You can get an online bus booking offers through TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking website.