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City Palace Museum (Pratap Museum)
 

City Palace Museum also known as Pratap Museum, located inside the city palace complex has a remarkable collection of ancient sculptures, antiques, artifacts and inscriptions of the bygone era. The city palace museum, entered through the 'Ganesh Deori' meaning the door of Lord Ganesh, is divided into several pavilions and halls, each with a distinct theme of its own. The interior of the museum is adorned with priceless artwork, beautiful paintings, inlay glass work, antique furniture and colourful enamel. Armory gallery, manak mahal or ruby palace, moti mahal or pearl palace, chini mahal are some among the galleries in the city palace museum. There is a gallery devoted to the legendary warrior Maharana Pratap and his horse Chetak that displays the original armor and weapons used during the great battle of Haldighati in 1576.  

The antique paintings of Mewar, the turban of prince Khurram later on called Shahajahan, who built world fame Taj Mahal has been displayed on City Palace Museum as a token of friendship of Maharana Khazan Singh. Another attraction of city palace museum is the 'Zenana Mahal' (which was used as the women's private living quarters) that exhibits arms and armor, paintings and photographs, majestic insignia, processional accouterments and various other objects that reveals the royal legacy and conventions of the Maharanas of Mewar and Sisodia.

City Palace Museum is open on all days from 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. 


  Nearby Attractions
›› Lake Pichola
›› Arsi Vilas
›› Lake Palace
›› Jag Mandir Palace
›› City Palace
›› Jagdish Temple
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