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Jayachamarajendra Museum and Art Gallery

Jaganmohan Palace built in 1861 by Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodeyar located at around a 10 minutes walk from the city bus stand, encloses the Jayachamarajendra Museum and art gallery. It houses a collection of antiques acquired by the royal family over the years. There are portraits of the royal family in all their ceremonial regalia as well as Indian miniature paintings including paintings by renowned artists like Raja Ravi Varma and Nicholas Roerich. Curios in Ivory, sandal wood, ceramics and stone including Japanese porcelain and English glass, traditional musical instruments, antique furniture and carvings from China are also on display.  The ground floor is dedicated to portraits and murals that depict the genealogy of the Mysore kings and princes including detailed paintings of royal weddings and the annual Dasara procession.
The gallery is open daily from 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Entry fee - Rs.15.

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