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
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.