Six Places to Visit in Thanjavur


In my previous blogs I have already covered most of the important landmarks in Thanjavur or Tanjore so this would be my last blog about this place where I would list down all the important places that you must visit in Thanjavur which includes the landmarks which have already been mentioned in my previous blog … Continue reading Six Places to Visit in Thanjavur

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Manora Fort


If you are travelling to Thanjavur or Tanjore then there are few places you must visit and one of them is Manora. It’s around 65 - 75 kilometres from Thanjavur town and the best transportation option would be to hire a car. Instead of hiring the car for a full day you can book it … Continue reading Manora Fort

Thanjavur Palace


This is my second blog on the city of Thanjavur or Tanjore. The first one was obviously on Brihadeeswarar Temple being one of the most recognised temples in the country which I felt required a separate blog in itself. Surprise as it may sound the city or town of Thanjavur was for a long time … Continue reading Thanjavur Palace

Vellore Fort – The First Battle of Indian Independence


Like me, if you would have known that the first battle of Indian independence was fought in the year 1857 then technically you are mistaken as the first battle against the European rule actually happened in the year 1806 near 50 years before the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The plot was just like a Bollywood … Continue reading Vellore Fort – The First Battle of Indian Independence

Delhi Gate Arcot – The Beginning of Robert Clive


Major-General Robert Clive a name synonymous with East India Company and the British India had a very different job with the company at the beginning and had nothing to do with battlefield or the conquest over the Mughals. Being from Kolkata I was well aware of Robert Clive and his role in the city for … Continue reading Delhi Gate Arcot – The Beginning of Robert Clive