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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What are the popular art galleries in Tanjore?

Kshitiz Ahuja DEC 10 2012
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One of the greatest assets of Tanjore has been its artists. A visit to the art galleries here will show you why it is has been so. It is a creative zone, a cultural celebration of a kind that showcases the unique and inspiring journey of gifted craftsmanship.

  • Tanjore Royal Palace Art Gallery

Relive history at the Art Gallery with a plethora of stone and bronze images from 9th to 12th centuries. There are a number of unique findings, mostly bronze and stone images from the temples of Tanjore. You'll see a marked difference in in the styles of the images from the northern region and those of the south. Plus, the gallery is a striking architectural creation in itself. This plethora of images bears witness to the expertise and techniques of art and the culture prevalent in ancient Tanjore. For a quick shopping there is a handicraft store near the gallery as well.

Timings: 9 am to 1 pm, 3 pm to 6 pm (closed on holidays)

Entry: INR 15, camera extra INR 30/250

Address: Tanjore Royal Palace Complex

E. Main Road


Tamil Nadu


The art galleries at Tanjore preserve holdings from the time of the Chola, Maratha and Nayak rulers. These artefacts put together are the best way to understand the cultural journey of Tanjore, from as it was to what it is today.

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