Thanjavur, formerly Tanjore, is a city which is the headquarters of the Thanjavur District in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Scholars believe the name Thanjavur is derived from Tanjan, a legendary demon in Hindu mythology. While the early history of Thanjavur remains unclear, the city first rose to prominence during the reign of Medieval Cholas when it served as the capital of the empire. After the fall of Cholas, the city was ruled by various dynasties like Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire, Madurai Nayaks, Thanjavur Nayaks, Thanjavur Marathas and the British Empire. It has been a part of independent India since 1947.
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Tarangambadi was a former Danish colony that was known as "Tranquebar". This tiny village lies on the Coromandel (east) coast of India. Tarangambadi is located 35-km north of Nagapattinam and 50-km from Chidambaram.
Scenically one of the most enchanting districts in the state, Thanjavur is a little town placed among the lush rice fields of the Cauvery delta, which is why it is called 'The Rice Bowl of India'. Formerly known as Tanjore, the city is situated some 55 km east of Trichy. From 9th to 13th century, Thanjavur served as the capital of the powerful Chola dynasty which was spread in most of south India.
Thirunallar Sanesswaran temple is one of the sthalam for Lord Saneeswaran (Saturn) and famous holy temple in South India. This temple is located 5km from Karaikal and 160 km away from Pondicherry Union Territory. The main idol of this temple was Lors Shiva as "Dharbaranyeswarar" and Lord Parvathi as "Bogamartha Poonmulayal". In this temple, Lord Dharbaranyeswarar saved his devotee Nalan from Sani bhagavan curse. This is an ancient temple constructed in 17th century A.D.This temple is famous tourist centre in Pondicherry Union Territory.
Tiruvannamalai is over 100 km south of Kanchipurarn and 185 km southwest of Madras. There are over 100 temples in this town. The most famous temple is the Arunachaleswara Temple, dedicated to Lord Siva and Parvati.
Tiruchendur is the headquarters of the Thiruchendur Taluk. Tiruchendur is famous for the Murugan Temple on the beach. Tiruchendur temple is located on the shore of the Bay of Bengal. Tiruchendur temple is the second of the six abodes of Lord Murugan, enshrining Senthilandavar and is very popular with pilgrims.
Located on the northern banks of the Thamirabarani River, the province of Thirunelveli is situated almost 80 kms north of Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu.Situated on the banks of the river Tambraparni, the small town of Tirunelveli which was once the capital of the Pandyas, has a history that goes back 2000 years.
Tiruttani is a special grade Town Panchayat in Tiruvallur district. Tiruttani is 84 kms away from Chennai. Tiruttani is situated on the northern border of Tamilnadu. A small river called Nandhi is flowing on the northern part of the town.
The historical city of Tiruchirappalli, popularly known as Trichi, is situated on the banks of the Kaveri River (also Cauvery) in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. Lying at a distance of 320 km from Chennai (Madras) and 150 km from Madurai.