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
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.