Sri Chitra Art Gallery
Located near the Napier museum, the Sri Chitra Art Gallery of Trivandrum is an art lover’s paradise. Only a true admirer of art will know the joy of visiting this beautiful art gallery that has some of the best paintings of famous painters of India. A very famous landmark in Kerala, Sri Chitra Art Gallery of Thiruvananthapuram has a vast collection of paintings not just from India, but also countries like Japan, China and Indonesia.
The section that attracts all visitors alike is the one that is dedicated to Raja Ravi Varma. This famous painter has carved a separate niche for himself in the world of art. His paintings look so real that it seems as if they speak. Raja Ravi Varma was fondly called as “Prince among painters and painter among princes”. Apart from his paintings, one can find the works of Rabindranath Tagore, Jamini Roy and K.K. Hebar.
Apart from the works of these famous painters, one can find the famous Tanjore paintings here. These dazzling works of art never fail to amuse and enthrall onlookers. The paintings are encrusted with minute semi precious stones that lend an extraordinary look to the painting. Apart from this, the gallery has a collection of painting miniatures belonging to the Rajput and Mughal eras.
How to Reach Sri Chitra Art Gallery Trivandrum
The Chitra art gallery is easily reachable from anywhere in Trivandrum and Kerala as it is well connected by a wide network of roads.