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Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery, Mysuru (Mysore)

(3.1/5 based on 150+ 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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  • Contemporary and old paintings side by side, the place is in full repair and the tour's not really worth it. Luckily a guard pointed out some features of some paintings which brought a more obvious to our visit.
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  • a palace that is falling apart. Too bad because beautiful pieces that could be highlighted. All over again inside the walls to the ceiling, windows, lighting. Foreigners pay 3 times the asking price.
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  • When I entered the premise of the palace I was at awe stuck by the beauty of the "Yellowish" building that was in front of me.....but as I slowly started going towards the palace, the marks of the pos...  more »