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We had the opportunity of visiting both the Thanjavur big temple, the Royal palace and Art gallery on the same day.
We had an amazing experience at the museum mostly because we were accompanied by our Tour guide. We were given explanations of the various...More
A good place to spend a better part of the afternoon, this place is a treasure trove of objects from the royal Maratha dynasty. Collections range from coins, weapons dresses, paintings to books and manuscripts. The museum shop is well stocked with many items wirth...More
It is now a museum and arts gallery with rare books and manuscripts on arts, maps, medicine, travel abroad etc. Artefacts include weapons, antique items used by Royalty etc. Excellent display. Photography not allowed inside.
Needed to imagine what this might have looked like at its prime. Unfortunately the palace is very poorly looked after, falling in disrepair, dirty, sadly a poor representation. Apparently there is no funding available to improve and retain the beauty of the palace. Art gallery/museum...More
We stopped of to see the palace off the back of some 'must see' recommendations but, frankly, we'd have happily driven by after our own experience of the place.
There is a selection of things to do in the palace complex but all require a...More
Terribly sad to see such treasures so neglected. Really terrible. Especially the library. If they need some money for maintenance, they would only have to sell one Chola bronze and raise millions instantly.
Actually, millions are not needed. Just open eyes, see the neglect, and...More