The District of Tiruvarur was carved out as a separate district by detaching Valangaiman Taluk from Thanjavur District and Thiruvarur, Nannilam, Kudavasal, Needamangalam, Mannargudi, Thirutturaippundi Taluks from Nagappatinam District on 01.01.1997. There are 2 Revenue Divisions, 8 Taluks, 573 Villages, 10 Blocks, 4 Municipalties and 7 Town Panchayats in Thiruvarur District.
Thanjavur attained prominence under the Chola rulers who were paramount in South India during the 9th to 12th centuries. They were excellent rulers and mighty builders. Many of these temples reflect the geniusness and architectural proficiency in sculpture, painting and wood-carving. Read More