Sri Chitra Art Gallery

About Sri Chitra Art Gallery:

Sree Chitra Art Gallery is an art gallery in Thiruvananthapuram, India, established in 1935. It is located in the northern grounds of the Napier Museum. It was inaugurated by Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma. The gallery features a unique collection of traditional and contemporary paintings, including the works of Raja Ravi Varma, Nicholas Roerich, Svetoslav Roerich, Jamini Roy, Rabindranath Tagore, V. S. Valiathan, C. Raja Raja Varma, and K. C. S. Paniker.

There are approximately 1100 paintings at the gallery. The art gallery has on display works from the Mughal, Rajput, Bengal, Rajastani, and Tanjore schools of art. It also has an oriental collection of Chinese, Japanese, and Balinese paintings, Tibetan Thangka, and unique collections of Indian mural paintings from pre-historic times.

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Activity:

The art gallery has some beautiful paintings with their descriptions. The main attraction is a chariot and a huge painting. It is included in Napier museum ticket and should be seen.
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring, April, June, July, Summer, August, September, Autumn, October, November, Monsoon
Location: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Trivandrum International Airport

The nearest Airport Trivandrum International Airport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Trivandrum International Airport to Sri Chitra Art Gallery is 6.0kms

Railway Station: Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station

The nearest Railway station Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station to Sri Chitra Art Gallery is 3.1kms

Bus Stand: Trivandrum Bus Stand

The nearest Railway station Trivandrum Bus Stand. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Trivandrum Bus Stand to Sri Chitra Art Gallery is 3.1kms

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