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Distance (From Thanjavur): 65 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2-3 Hours

Place Location: Near Peravurani Town

Transportation Options: Cab / Bus

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 65 Kms from Thanjavur (near Peravurani town towards the Bay of Bengal), Manora is a popular picnic spot and a coastal town in Thanjavur district.

Manora is known for the eight-storied miniature fortress built by Rajah Serfoji in 1814. This 75-foot tower is hexagonal in shape and skirted by a moat. It is built in honor of Britain's victory over Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo.