Siva Ganga Garden


The Siva Ganga Garden is a park that is located near the famous Tanjore palace and is seen north of the Brahadeshwara or the Big Temple. It is a well maintained garden with a collection of flowering as well as non-flowering plants, different types of birds as well as animals.

This garden is situated in the quadrangular SivaGanga fort that was built by the 16th century Nayak ruler, Sevappa Nayaka. A square tank is located in the Siva Ganga Garden built by the 16th century rulers for providing water to the Tanjore Palace is still in use and is well known for its sweet tasting water.