Excursions

Kodikkarai (Point Calimere)

Located 100 kilometers from Tanjore

Kodaikkarai or Point Calimere is just 100 kilometers from Tanjore. The place is famous for its bird sanctuary that is noted for its congregation of migratory waterfowls such as Flamingoes that come here during the winters.

Vailankanni

Located 90 kilometers from Tanjore

Vailankanni is Roman Catholic pilgrimage that is famous for a beautiful Church dedicated to ‘Lady of Health’. Vailankanni that is situated just 90 kilometers from Tanjore is famous for its Portuguese and Dutch architecture.

Manora

Located 65 kilometers from the city of Thanjavur

Manora is situated 65 kilometers from the city of Thanjavur. The building is considered as the largest and tallest of the monuments built by the Tanjore Marathas. Manora is an eight-storied miniature fortress that is hexagonal in shape and is skirted by a moat. Sarfoji II constructed the structure in the year 1815 in honor of Britain’s victory over Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo.

Nagore

Situated 90 kilometers from Tanjore

Situated 90 kilometers from Tanjore, Nagore is a renowned Sufi pilgrimage that is revered by followers of all the religions. The annual Urs or the birthday of the Sufi saint attracts lots of tourists.

Orattanad

Orattanad is a Maratha Mandapam

Orattanad is a Maratha Mandapam that has been named after Muktambal, one of the queens of Sarfoji II who ruled the city of Tanjore in late 18th century. This Mandapam is shaped like a chariot that displays a fusion of religious sculptures in stucco and wood.

Tharangambadi

Situated 100 kilometers from downtown Tanjore

Situated 100 kilometers from downtown Tanjore, Tharangambadi is a coastal city that was earlier a Danish settlement. The town remained under the Danish influence from 1624 to 1825 A.D after which the British annexed it. There are two churches and a fort. This is one of the must visit excursion around Thanjavur.

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Area ( Sq. Km.)

2,22,943

Population (2011)

Tamil

Language

51

Ward

1,09,199

Male ( 2011)

1,13,744

Female ( 2011)

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Thanjavur City’s Emergency Number

These are some emergency helpline numbers which can be made a call on, during various problems. You need not panic when in an emergency. The number of police and ambulance is mentioned.

108

Ambulance

Emergency Ambulance Number

100

Police

Emergency Police Number

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