Thanjavur is acclaimed for the Brahadishwara Temple (or Brahadeeswara temple) congenital by Rajaraja Chola during the 11th century. The Brahadishwara Temple, additionally accepted as the Big Temple, is one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The temple is amid in two courts, baffled by a aerial belfry and including the alluringly busy altar of Murugan. Amid the added celebrated barrio is the Vijayanagara fort, which contains a alcazar that was broadcast by the Maratha baron Serfoji II with an armoury, a Bell Belfry and the Saraswathi Mahal Library, which contains over 30,000 Indian and European manuscripts accounting on approach blade and paper. Additionally congenital by Serfoji II is the Manora Fort, a awe-inspiring tower, anchored about 65 km abroad from Thanjavur. The again "Sangeetha Mahal" has been adapted to a handicrafts exhibition centre now which has handicrafts from bounded artisans. Raja Rajan Manimandapam which is additionally one amid the day-tripper places in Thanjavur, Thanjavur is in the additional abode abutting alone to Chennai in alluring added tourists
Thanjavur is one of the arch political, arcane and religious centres of southern India, accepted for its addition to Carnatic music, it has produced abounding classical musicians and Bharathanatyam dancers. It has become the additional best important armpit for the anniversary Natyanjali ball festival.
Tiruvaiyaru, which is abutting to Thanjavur, is the abode area the abundant artist Saint Tyagaraja lived. Here in Tiruvaiyaru every year in the Tamil ages of 'Thai' (second bisected of January) Thyagaraja Aradhana will be captivated area musicians from all over the country will participate.
Tanjore is able-bodied accepted for brownish sculptures and its different painting appearance alleged Tanjore Painting, a bang apparatus alleged the Thavil, a all-powerful classical cord apparatus Veenai and the Bobblehead Thanjavur Dolls.