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The Serfoji Sarasvati Mahal Library

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The saraswati Mahal library is as important as brihadheeswara temple in Thanjavur. One who visits Thanjavur must visit the library. Books in Different subjects and languages , paper and palmleaf documentation and their method of preservation are marvelous. It's a fest to book lovers

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

The Serfoji saraswathi mahal library is relatively a small library. It houses some of the rare palm leaf manuscripts. The library is a must-visit if you are in Tanjore.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AaqarshAiyyar
Reviewed 21 January 2019

last month, we had been as a family to this beautiful library in tanjavur. this is well maintained. you can see old palmleaf scripts,coins, tinest ramayan in book form, collection of maharaja and coins of various countries , scripts, etc. this is well maintained. all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jaya b
Reviewed 29 December 2018

The 20 minute video that they show next to this library museum, is very informative and made in a nice manner. This museum per se, is a small one with rare manuscripts and other items. We thought that we can go inside the library &...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Priya P
Reviewed 10 November 2018

The location is near to Old Bus stand. Walk able distance. Recommend to spend at least 2 to 2.5 hrs and see things. Old manuscripts, paintings, coins, and many more things can easily be found here. They don't allow to take pictures in Saraswati Mahal...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

It is small museum with good collection of scripts, people interested in history will like it. It is is same complex with darbar hall and other attraction in maratha palace. I think it need little more care from authorities.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 882arindamr
Reviewed 28 September 2018

After the great temple complex, this place is definitely worth a visit, both for the art museum and library, but most especially for the astonishing throne room - painted and roofed in ways you won't see anywhere else.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jbschmor
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this large Palace converted into museum and housing a lot of articles collected by Serfoji. The collection of articles are vast n varied, showing the immense interest of the Martha King. Beautiful China wares, painting, war weapons, old manuscripts, historicists manuscripts, all are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank srirangav2018
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

King Serfoji was interested in many subjects and had great knowledge. We can see his collections of him.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

The serfoji saraswathi mahal library is situated in thanjavur. Lots of books and collectual old things are there here in this library

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank anithaaravamuthan
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