Shri Chitra Art Gallery, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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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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  • The Shri Chitra Art Gallery is located close to the Trivandrum Zoo. The main building of the Art Gallery is itself beautifully done up when viewed from the outside. The art gallery has paintings from ...  more »
  • Its an architectural splendor dating back to early 1900s & displays a unique collection of traditional & contemporary paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, the Roerichs, Tagore, etc. as well as some Chinese, ...  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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