Tanjore is a municipal town that is situated in the thanjavur district. The town was ruled by many dynasties in early days. Today the town of Tanjore is visited by many tourists because of the rich cultural heritage that it offers through its large temples. The town is very well connected to other important towns and is also known as the Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu. The tanjore paintings are also equally popular just as the temples among tourists.
Both Trichy and Madurai have lots of tourist destinations to offer for its tourists. Kumbakonam is known as the temple town because of the large number of temples there. The temples of Gangaikondacholapuram have fine Hindu architecture embossed in them the city was once the capital of the popular chola dynasty.