Shri Chitra Art Gallery, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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Art Gallery Museum
Take a trip through Indian and Asian history through paintings at Shri Chitra Art Gallery, a diverse collection of visual arts set in two pavilions inside a zoo. Established in 1935, by the then Maharaja of Travancore, the gallery boasts over 1,000 paintings including works of important artists such as Raja Ravi Varma and his brother C. Raja Raja Varma, Nicholas Roerich and his son Svetoslav, Rabindranath Tagore and his pupil Jamini Roy. Painted or embroidered Tibetan thanga, Mughal and tanjore painting as well as Bali art make a diverse oriental collection. Another highlight is Indian murals from prehistory down to 18th century. See Shri Chitra Art Gallery and all Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) has to offer by arranging your trip with our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary builder.
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  • The place is near by the Trivendrum zoo. There are some more art galleries, park in the same complex. It's worth to visit if you are interested in historical artifacts such as statues, masks, furnitur...  more »
  • Worth visiting good information on the Kerala arts & royalty. Fine arts students will find it very worthy. Paintings from other Asian locations are on display. Post cards printed are also available at...  more »
  • Shri Chitra Art Gallery is one of the most popular art galleries in the entire state of Kerala Located inside the museum complex on the museum road in Trivandrum. Exclusive paintings by renowned artis...  more »
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  • "Good place if you are interested in art and history".
  • Good place if you are interested in art/history.
  • This place is filled with beautiful paintings by some prominent artists including Raja Ravi Verma. The entrance fee is negligible and the staff is courteous.
  • Raja Ravi varnma's pictures
  • Unique collection of traditional and contemporary paintings.Its located towards the north side of kanakakunnu palace