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Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery, Mysuru (Mysore)

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Enjoy a royal take on art in Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery, a Mysore palace turned into gallery and museum. Built in 1861, it now serves as a collection of art, kitsch items, and regal memorabilia collected by the kings of Mysore. See one of the largest collections of artefacts in South India. Observe the envisioned Hindu epics of Ramayana and Mahabharatha embodied into paintings made by Raja Ravi Varma, as well as paintings by Nikolai Roerich, Svetoslav Roerich, and Rabindranath Tagore. The gallery also exhibits numerous weapons, musical instruments, as well as sculptures and brassware. Work out when and for how long to visit Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery and other Mysuru (Mysore) attractions using our handy Mysuru (Mysore) vacation planner.
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  • I was at awe stuck by the beauty of the "Yellowish" building that was in front of me....I think that Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery Its a 'dying' Palace kept alive by the dedicated and soul driver art ...  more »
  • I think that Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery Its a 'dying' Palace kept alive by the dedicated and soul driver art work and paintings of a by-gone era. I especially loved how the journey of the Maharajas...  more »
  • Art collection including a Ravi Varma selection and some other interesting tidbits. Doable if in Mysore.  more »