India | Tamil Nadu


Tiruvaiyaru is a town situated about 13 km from Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. This place is noted for its painting style and veenas. It is the birth place of the Saint Thyagaraja, a renowned south Indian classical music composer. Here the Thyagaraja festival is celebrated annually during the month of January. A memorial of the saint is also situated in the town where, once in every year, the Indian musicians gather to sing in praise of his memory. Nearby lies a famous temple called Shri Mata Ganapati.

Thanjavur Junction Railway Station is the nearest railway station. Tiruchirapalli is the nearest airport, 45 km from Thanjavur city.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Thanjavur

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