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Trip to Tanjavur, Tamil Nadu

Planning for trip to Tanjavur was quite a few years in making. Finally that trip happened in September, 2015. For travel, I decided on our reliable KSRTC bus. On KSRTC.in, I booked tickets for Airavat class AC Volvo. Then came search for hotel in Thanjavur. Searched through Makemytrip.com, goibibo.com and cleartrip.com. If I liked a […]

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Maratha Palace and Royal Museum, Thanjavur

The royal palace in Thanjavur, also called the Maratha palace as the then Maratha rulers used to stay here. The Bhonsle family ruled this part of Tamil Nadu from 1674 to 1855. The last Maratha king did not had any heir and the British took over the kingdom by coercive means. Address: E Main St, […]

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Antique Stone Sculpture at Royal Palace, Thanjavur

The royal palace at Thanjavur has a good collection of antique stone sculpture collection from various parts of Tamil Nadu. The oldest I saw was from around 8th century AD. Take a look at few of the sculptures there.

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Amazing Bronze Statue Collection at Maratha Royal Palace, Thanjavur

The Maratha royal palace in Thanjavur is just not about seeing how the Maratha kings (who ruled this part of the country then) lived here. It is also a powerhouse of collection of centuries old artifacts and antiques. Check few images of the collection of bronze statues I clicked there.

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