Shri Chitra Art Gallery, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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#3 of 9 in Museums in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Take a trip through Indian and Asian history through paintings at Shri Chitra Art Gallery, a diverse collection of visual arts set in two pavilions inside a zoo. Established in 1935, by the then Maharaja of Travancore, the gallery boasts over 1,000 paintings including works of important artists such as Raja Ravi Varma and his brother C. Raja Raja Varma, Nicholas Roerich and his son Svetoslav, Rabindranath Tagore and his pupil Jamini Roy. Painted or embroidered Tibetan thanga, Mughal and tanjore painting as well as Bali art make a diverse oriental collection. Another highlight is Indian murals from prehistory down to 18th century. Plan your Shri Chitra Art Gallery visit and explore what else you can see and do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) using our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) route planning tool .
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  • Unique collection of paintings both traditional & contemporary. More than 1000 paintings. Unique collection of murals also present.  more »
  • A separate ticket has to be taken to enter the Art Gallery. Photography is not allowed, nor touching any paintings. Security guards act as a guide to describe every detail about the picture if you sho...  more »
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  • Very nice experience of Zoo, most of the animals you can see there including species of snakes
  • Raja Ravi verma oil paintings Should visit once Good place & many other paintings also
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