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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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  • Good collection of art works and paintings done by yesteryear's highly popular Artists like Ravi Verman. Art gallery gives good glimpse of history, culture, heritage and value of local region. Buildin...  more »
  • Lovely pieces of art but the building is falling down. When you walk in there is a huge chunk of roof that has fallen in. 
  • A must visit place in Mysore for art lovers and non lovers alike. Ravi Raj Verma masterpieces are on 1st floor with the Haldankars lady with a lamp. The trust who manages these masterpieces can defini...  more »