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Jaganmohana Palace and Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery  

  Mysuru , Karnataka.
from  25 per person

  • Museum and art gallery
    Category
    Museum and art gallery
  • duration
    Duration
    1 - 2 Hours
  • mobile_voucher
    Mobile Voucher
    Accepted
  • parking
    Parking
    Available
  • drinking water
    Drinking water
    Available
  • elevator
    Elevator
    Available
  • staircase
    Staircase
    Available
  • baby friendly
    Couple
    Friendly
  • ExploreBees
    Baby
    Friendly
  • help desk
    Help Desk
    Available
  • restroom
    Restroom
    Available
  • sitting area
    Sitting Area
    Available
  • locker
    Locker
    Available
  • baggage counter
    Baggage counter
    Available
  • souvenir shop
    Souvenir shop
    Available
  • cctv
    Cctv
    Available
  • security guard
    Security guard
    Available
  • dustbin
    Dustbin
    Available

Ticket

  • adult ticket
    Adult
    25 INR
  • children ticket
    Children
    10 INR

Description

Jaganmohana Palace and Art Gallery is a palace in the palace city of Karnataka Mysore. Jaganmohan Palace  Situated at the center of the city, The Jaganmohan Palace was built during the rule of Krishnaraja Wodeyar III in 1861, as an alternate retreat for the royal family. The Mysore Palace, which was the original home of the royal family, was burnt down in a fire and the construction of a new palace in its place was started in the year 1897. The Royal family lived in this palace till the construction of the new Amba Vilas Mysore Palace in 1912.

In 1915, the Jaganmohan Palace was converted into an art gallery, which was later renamed in 1955 in the name of Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar, as the Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery. The main door of this strikingly Hindu style built Jaganmohan Palace is itself a masterpiece of Art with intricate carvings which is said to have been made in just 70 days. Two wooden displaying Dashavatara, the ten incarnations of the Hindu God, Vishnu is also present in the palace. The art gallery contains paintings exceeding 2000 in number and these belong to different Indian styles of painting like Mysore, Mughal, and Shantiniketan. It has one of the largest collections of artifacts in South India. The Art Gallery houses the prestigious collection of paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, a great artist of Thiruvananthapuram, who had carried out an assignment for the Mysore Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV in 1904.

After independence, the government took over the maintenance of the palace. The palace is used as an art gallery and auditorium. Photography is strictly prohibited within the art gallery, it has paintings from different periods from the history of Mysore it also has A great collection of paintings of Raja Raviverma and a remarkably fine series of paintings from Chughtai and some of the greatest masters of the Indian art scene, like Gaganendranath Tagore and Nicholas Roerich. others.  The most popular painting of Sri Jayachamaraja Wadeyar’s Durbar is placed on the ground floor of the Gallery, and it is also the largest painting of the Gallery. The French clock on the ground floor is also a highlight of the Museum. On the second floor is the collection of musical instruments, once used by the Royal family. An aesthete could easily spend 2-3 hours gazing at the beauty, while others can spend quality time of at least an hour to peep through the gallery.  One can find Arts And Crafts shops Inside the Palace campus. The building is maintained by the Mysore City Corporation (MCC) in its "Maintain cleanliness, preserve Heritage" initiative. The huge pavilion at the front has been used for holding meetings of the representative assembly and convocations of the University of Mysore.  


Operational Hours

January to December
Monday 10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Last Admission 05:00 PM

Things to carry

  • id card
    Id card
  • camera
    camera
  • selfi stick
    Selfi stick
  • water bottle
    Water bottle
  • sunglasses
    Sunglasses
  • medicine
    Medicine
  • sun cream
    Sunscreen
  • power bank
    Power Bank

Things Not Allowed

  • no camera
    Camera
  • no alcohol
    alcohol
  • no outside food
    Outside Food
  • no phone
    Phone
  • no weapons
    Weapons
  • no pets
    Pets
  • no skate board
    Skate board
  • no smoking
    Smoking
  • no wifi
    Wifi
  • no plastic bag
    Plastic Bag

Near By

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    ATM
    0.5 km
  • fuel station
    Fuel Station
    0.4 km
  • restaurant
    Restaurant
    0.2 km
  • hospital
    Hospital
    1.0 KM
  • pharmacy
    Pharmacy
    1.0 KM
  • hotel
    Hotel
    0.5 KM
  • shopping mall
    Shopping Mall
    2.0 KM
  • bus stop
    Bus Stop
    0.5 KM

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