Excursions from Thanjavur

A number of excursions from Thanjavur can be planned on a tour to this place, which is one of the most well known tourist destinations of south India. Thanjavur is well connected with a number of other places of interest around the place. therefore, these excursions are quite popular among the tourists.

Some of the most well known places that can be visited from Thanjavur are Kumbakonam, Annai Vailankanni Shrine, Thirukandiyur, Darasuram and Thiruvaiyaru.

A tour to Kumbakonam is one of the most popular excursions from Thanjavur. The Mahamaham festival is celebrated with pomp and grandeur at this place. The place houses a number of temples including the Nageswara Swami Temple, the Adi Kumbheswarar Temple and the Someswarar Temple.

The Annai Vailankanni shrine is one of the well known destinations from Thanjavur. Reverend P T Arulappa established this shrine as a token of respect to mother Mary. The natural beauty of the place where this shrine is located adds to the glory of the place.

One a trip to Thirukandiyur, one can visit the famous temple og the place. this temple was established to worship Harsha Vimochana and Brahma Sri Kandeswarar. It is one of the 108 Divyadesams according to the Vaishnavite tradition.

The tourists often plan a tour to Darasuram as it has a very reputed temple called the Airavatesvara Temple. This temple is believed to be very pious and the temple structure is well known across India for its architectural brilliance.

Thiruvaiyaru is also believed to be one of the most pious places of south India. The Panchanathiswara temple located here is a renowned temple of the state. This region is the oldest of the “sapthasthanams” or the seven shrines.

Last Updated on 06 December 2011