Places of Intrest
Palace Building The Palace, situated near the temple, is a cluster of fabulous buildings built partly by Nayaks and partly by Marathas.The two towers - Kudagaparam and the Madamaligai are visible from all parts of the city.
Art Gallery is housed in the Palace Building. The gallery has many bronze idols and works of art of the Chola period.
The Saraswathi Mahal Library Also located in the Palace, the Library is renowned for its compilation of manuscripts on paper and palm leaves in several Indian and European languages.
Sangitha Mahal This monument was built by Raja Sarfoji. It is also called as the Mansion of Music, and a fine auditorium.