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Famed as the stronghold of the Chola Empire in the ancient times, Tanjore is a city with a glorious past and present.The name is derived from the name of the legendary demon ‘Tanjan’ of Hindu mythology.It is also an important pilgrim centre of the state.Tanjore is a unique blend of Architecture, Art and Religion.
With monumental architecture like Grand Anaicut, Big Temple, Brihadisa Temple, Rajarajan Manimandapam, Thanjavur Maratha Palace and Serfoji Mahal Library ,Tanjore has been called the house of “The Great Living Chola Temples” which is a UNESCO Heritage Site.
Tanjore is also called the ice Bowl of Tamilnadu for its flourishing agriculture.The city is famed for its Tanjore paintings , cotton and silk sarees which are in demand all around the globe.