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Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery, Mysuru (Mysore)
(3.2/5 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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  • maintenance should be needed for this place , not so attractive for the tourist .Must check on cleanliness 
  • A large art gallery, which includes mostly works of local artists. There is a small souvenir shop.
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  • Following are my observations - 1. This place has really beautiful paintings including those of Raja Ravi Varma. 2. Must visit for art lovers 3. Entrance Fee is reasonable 4. There is lot of provision...  more »