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Thanjavur District is one of the 32 districts of the state of Tamil Nadu, in southeastern India. Its headquarters is Thanjavur. As of 2011, Thanjavur district had a population of 2,405,890 with a sex-ratio of 1,035 females for every 1,000 males. This district lies in the Kaveri delta region, the most fertile region in the state. The district is the main rice producing region in the state and hence known as the Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu. Kaveri River and its tributaries irrigate the district. Apart from paddy, farmers here grow coconut and sugarcane and it is the largest producer of coconut in Tamil Nadu.Being an agrarian economy, industrial growth in the district is mainly confined to agro-based industries. A large number of Rice mills, Oil mills are spread over the district.
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Brihadeeswarar Temple Thanjavur

Brihadeeswarar Temple locally known as "Thanjai Periya Kovil is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Sri Kalyanasundareswarar Temple Thirumananjeri

Temple is believed that those men and women who have not been married for a long time will surely be wed if they come to this temple and worship Lord Shiva.

Interesting facts about Tanjore Big Temple

A study in Oriental architecture or history is certainly incomplete without a mention of the Tanjore Brihadeeshwara Temple or the Tanjore Periya Kovil (Big Temple).

Thyagaraja Temple Tiruvarur

Thyagaragar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Shiva, located in the town of Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu, India. Shiva is worshipped as Moolanathar and is represented by the lingam.

Airavatesvara Temple Darasuram

Airavatesvara Temple is a Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture located in the town of Darasuram, near Kumbakonam in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Lord Sukra Temple Thanjavur

Lord Sukra Temple is one of the nine Navagraha sthalas located in the Cauvery Delta region dedicated to planet Venus, called Sukra. The main deity, Agniswarar in the form of lingam depicts Lord Suk

Engineering Is Still A Mystery To Historians RajaRajeswara Temple Rajarajeswaram

One of the prized possessions of India is this Brihadeshwara Temple in Tamil Nadu, which is an example of exemplary Tamil arch

Suryanar Kovil Thanjavur

Suryanar Kovil is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Hindu Sun-God, The presiding deity is Suriyanar, the Sun and his consorts Ushadevi and Pratyusha Devi.

Swaminathaswamy Temple Swamimalai Thanjavur

Located at 5 km from Kumbakonam, the temple is built on an artificial hill.

Sri Uppiliappan Temple Kumbakonam

Uppiliappan Temple, also known as Thiruvinnagar of Venkatachalapathy Temple is a temple dedicated to Hindu god Vishnu.It is counted as the 60th among the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to Vishnu.Vishnu

Sri Saranatha Perumal Temple Thirucherai

Sri Saranatha Perumal Temple in Thirucherai is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu.

Swetha Vinayagar Temple Kumbakonam

The Swetha Vinayagar Temple is a Hindu temple situated in the village of Thiruvalanchuzhi near Swamimalai in Kumbakonam taluk of Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu, India.

Hara Saabha Vimocchana Perumal Temple Thanjavur

Hara Saabha Vimochana Perumal Temple in Thirukandiyur is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu.

Nageswaraswamy Temple Kumbakonam

Nageswaran Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Kumbakonam.The temple is incarnated by the hymns of Thevaram and is classified as Paadal Petra Sthalam.

Ramaswamy Temple Kumbakonam

Lord Sri Rama blesses the devotees with all his brothers and Mother Sita. While Sri Hanuman appears with his club in all Vaishnava temples, he is holding a Veena here.

Thiru Aadanoor Temple Thanjavur

Thiru Aadanoor Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in Aadanoor, Tamil Nadu, India.

Karkadeswarar Temple Thirundudevankudi

Lord Shiva in the temple is a swayambumurthy. There are two Goddesses in the temple against one normally seen in Shiva temples. They are in separate shrines.

Adi Kumbeswarar Temple Kumbakonam

Adi Kumbeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Shiva, located in the town of Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu, India.

Sarangapani Temple Thanjavur

Sarangapani Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu,located in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India.

Nandi In Brihadeeswarar Temple Gangaikonda Cholapuram

The image of Nandi located axially 200 m facing the sanctum, which is constructed in such a way that it reflects Sunlight on to the sanctum.