Museums In Thanjavur
THANJAVUR ART GALLERY
The former palace of the nayaks of Thanjavur, once viceroys of the
Vijayanagara rulers , is a wonderful and extravgant piece of
architecture, built in 1600.The huge enclosed compound encompasses a complex which includes the Art Gallery,the saraswati Library and the Sangeetha sabha or Music Hall.
A gigantic tower, the arsenal decorated with bands of arches form the external facade.Sixteen great Natarajas depict the various stages of the cosmic dance. An outstanding piece is a 12th century Nataraja from
Address : Address : Thanjavur Art gallery