The Thanjavur Maratha Palace Complex, regarded locally as Aranmanai, these days is the official residence of the Bhonsle circle of relatives that occupied Tanjore from 1674 to 1855. The Thanjavur Maratha palace become at the start constructed with the aid of the rulers of Thanjavur Nayak state. After the autumn of the Thanjavur Nayak country, it served because the legitimate house of the Thanjavur Maratha. When maximum of the Thanjavur Maratha state changed into annexed by means of the British Empire in 1799, the Thanjavur Marathas persevered to keep sway over the palace and the encircling citadel.
The Bhonsle own family endured to keep on to the palace even after the last king Shivaji II. The palace complicated consists of the Sadar Mahal Palace, the queen's courtyard and the Durbar Hall. The Royal Palace Museum carries a exquisite series of Chola bronzes. The Raja Serfoji Memorial Hall and the Royal Palace Museum are situated inside the Sadar Mahal Palace. There is also a small bell tower. The Saraswathi Mahal Library is located with the Thanjavur palace complex.