Tourist Places near Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu) –Saraswati mahal library thanjavur

saraswati mahal library thanjavur

Saraswati Mahal: A portion of the Thanjavur Palace has been converted into Maharaja Sarfoji Saraswati Mahal Library. It contains many useful and very rare or nearly unique books, many of which are unknown or quite difficult to procure. The library has the original works of many Nayak and Mahratta kings, as also those great scholars who flourished under their patronage. Besides, there are a number of palm-leaf manuscripts collected from families of scholars. The volumes collected are in Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu and Marathi on a variety of subjects such as, science, medicine, engineering, astronomy, painting, music and dancing

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