Shri Chitra Art Gallery, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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#3 of 9 in Museums in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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. Plan your Shri Chitra Art Gallery visit and explore what else you can see and do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) using our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) route planning tool .
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  • If I think that the Louvre can take pictures and here they control you as if they had unique works of art, you would not even enter. However there are some paintings by a well-known Indian artist, Raja Ravi Varma.
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  • This collection of paintings is housed in a lovely little traditional Kerala-style house with lots of woodwork, sloping roofs, verandahs, and plenty of greenery around. The walk up to the gallery itse...  more »
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  • Very nice experience of Zoo, most of the animals you can see there including species of snakes
  • Raja Ravi verma oil paintings Should visit once Good place & many other paintings also
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