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City Tour of Tanjore

Tanjore, Tamil Nadu, India

Today you will enjoy a half day city tour of Tanjore which is an important center of southern Indian religion, culture, art ad architecture.

After breakfast you will visit the temple of Brihadishvara dedicated to the god Shiva. Observe the chola architecture of the tenth century and the remarkable gallery of bronzes located in the old palace of Nayak. Most Of the chola temples which are UNESCO World Heritage monuments are located in and around Tanjore.  (The gallery is closed on Mondays).

 Please note that there are dress codes when entering the temples. Men should wear; Dhothi and shirt, pyjama and Kurtha or long trousers. Women should wear; Saree and blouse, Salwar with Shawl, Daavani (half Saree), long trousers/skirts, shirts with full sleeves. Note that jeans, leggings, short skirts/shorts, petticoats, sleeveless shirts and t-shirts are strictly prohibited
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