Every city in India has something unique to offer which may be regarded as the memorabilia of that city. On your visit to exceptionally beautiful city Tanjore you can buy various things like silk weaves Tanjore paintings , dancing dolls, and traditional crafts. All such things will always make you remember the beautiful time that you spent in the city and also can be gifted to your near and dear ones as a token of affection and love. Placing a Tanjore painting on the wall of your living room gifted by your dear one is a sure pleasure or the silk that is ranked in one of the best in world will surely make you feel more exotic.
Some of the famous market places in Tanjore are as follows:
Keelavasal Market is located at NH 45C, Tanjore. This place is almost centrally located to the most of the city’s famous spots like Brihadeeswarar Temple , Archaeological Museum, Royal Palace Museum, Tanjore Royal Palace etc.
This Old Market is located within the Palace Complex consists of 10 Blocks with 315 Shops. The Market is the shopping block of eastern area of the town. Most of the shops in this market are government owned and given on rent thus this provides a good income to municipality as well.
Subramaniya Swami Koil Market
This market is about 100 years and is maintained and managed by the Subramania Swami Temple authority of Tanjore which accommodates 100 shops. You can find shops for silk and furniture in this market. At some distance from this place there are several other places to explore like Nehru Market, Handicrafts at Poompuhar, Seemati Readymade Shopping Mall etc. All these place have been rated good in terms of shopping experience.
Amarar Swaminathan Market
This is an important market which is developed to cater the needs of the local people. There are at present three commercial complexes in the market that are maintained by municipal corporation. These are Raja Rajan Commercial Compex, Gandhiji Commercial Complex and Municipal Colony Commercial Complex. They are house of several attractive goods to purchase.
There are various other local venders also that you can find almost everywhere in the city. They provide you the good quality stuff at reasonable prices but exceptionally good quality should not be expected from them but they are worth more than the price they ask.