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Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery, Mysuru (Mysore)
(3.1/5 based on 140 reviews on the web)
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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  • Very nice place to spend few hours with your family. The best part of entire Museum is the French clock which has a mechanism in which a parade by miniature soldiers is displayed every hour, beating d...  more »
  • Art Gallery is located at the Jaganmohan Palace. While the building is not maintained that well, the art collection is good. There is a collection of Ravi Varma paintings and by many other well known ...  more »
  • This palace was quite a disappointment. As soon as you enter the palace you find the ceiling in the portico area almost fallen down. There are some lovely paintings including a huge collection of Ravi...  more »