TMS#032 : Explore Thanjavur with Passing Ports

Sep 20, 03:33 AM

This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Preethika and Narayanan, the couple behind the wonderful blog "Passing Ports". Listen in to the conversation as we talk Cholas, temples, history, architecture and more!

Today's destination: Thanjavur or Tanjore, Tamil Nadu!

Nearest Airport: Tiruchirapalli International Airport

Nearest Railway Station: Thanjavur Junction

Prerequisites - n/a

Packing - Stay hydrated, comfortable clothing, some of the temples might require 'modest' clothing too!

Time of the year - November

Length of the itinerary: 4 days

Itinerary Highlights:

  • Preethika and Narayanan start off their journey with the Tanjore Royal Palace or Thanjavur Palace, a fort/palace complex with other monuments like the Bell tower, Art Gallery, Maratha Darbar, Arsenal tower, Library and more.

  • Learn about the art of Veena making (Veena or Veenai is an ancient chordphone instrument that originated in India) and Bronze sculpting with the local craftsmen

  • A visit to th living Chola temples, UNESCO world heritage sites reknown for their architechture and history

1. Brihadeeshwara temple or the Big temple

2. Airawateshwara temple in Darasuram

3. GangaiKonda Cholapuram in Ariyalur

Links:

Link to the blog: http://passingports.com/

Links to the blogpost:

http://passingports.com/thanjavur-tourist-places/

http://passingports.com/ancient-temples-in-tamil-nadu/

http://passingports.com/svatma-heritage-hotel-thanjavur-review/

Links to social meadia:

Twitter: @passingports

Facebook: @passingports

Instagram: @passingports

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