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Sangeetha Mahal

Tanjore Palace, Thanjavur, India
+91 4362 234 107
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A Heritage Site - Now converted into shops to sell cheap stuff

I remember attending concerts at this heritage hall, and people explaining the architectural marvel... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2017
SrikanthSivaraj
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Chennai (Madras), India
Sangeetha mahal

Sangeetha Mahal is a cool spot but humid, It has Arsenal tower too.. A skeleton of a whale is kept... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2017
SanthoshKarur
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Karur, India
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Tanjore Palace, Thanjavur, India
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

I remember attending concerts at this heritage hall, and people explaining the architectural marvel that enabled clear acoustics before the advent of PA systems. Today, one is not allowed entry except to the first floor. And that too, to shop around for some cheap plastic...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Sangeetha Mahal is a cool spot but humid, It has Arsenal tower too.. A skeleton of a whale is kept over the mahal and it is maintained for years and one more turtle's skeleton is also there.. .

1  Thank SanthoshKarur
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Sangeetha Mahal, situated within the Thanjavur Palace, is one the main attractions of Thanjavur. Sangeetha Mahal or the Hall of Music was built in the early 1600's during the reign of the Nayak King Sevappa Nayak. It was known by the name 'Navaratnamanamaina Nataka Sala'...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2017

During our trip to Thanjavur, we had visited this big beautiful hall with pillars & arches located within the premises of Thanjavur Royal Palace.This hall was primarily used for musical performances by the royal family in those ancient times when there was no facility of...More

1  Thank Kaushik G
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

Located within Thanjavur palace complex. Big hall primarily used as performance site by the royal family. Very useful place for architect students & acoustic engineers. Others worth a visit if you have time

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is inside Thanjavur Royal palace. It is a big hall with many pillars and interesting arches. The above floor of this has been opened as Handicraft shops.

1  Thank Bhismh
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is one section of the Tanjavur Maharaja Serfoji's palace. Its a huge hall with pillars & arches. Sangeetha Mahal in English means Music Hall. While walking around we were imagining how the royal musicians would have performed in ancient times we realized that our...More

1  Thank Handradi
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

75000 manuscripts in Tamil, samskrit, malayalam, Telugu, arabic 80000 classical books(Greek, Latin, French, English, Tamil, Samskrit) are stored here. Only one fourth of the manuscripts are deciphered. Especially siddha medicines and treatment for all ailments are found in chaste Tamil poetic form.

3  Thank VALLALAAR
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Reviewed 24 May 2014

It is a nice place to unwind yourself and built by kings for the same reason. It was multipurpose hall when it was created for the purpose. Now part is changed to Library.

2  Thank Marutha
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Reviewed 7 April 2013

It was built by Marathaas during the 18th century. adjacent to the royal Palace. It can accommodate 1000. The performance site and the audience site are well below the ground level. In all seasons the entire hall will be humid.. It has been so constructed...More

10  Thank VALLALAAR
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