The Sree Chithra Art Gallery near the Napier Museum was opened in 1935 by the then Maharaja of Travancore, Sree Chithira Thirunal, displays rare collection of paintings by Raja Ravi Varma, Svetlova and Nicholas Roerich; exquisite works from the Mughal, Rajput and Tanjore schools of art. An oriental collection consisting of paintings from China, Japan, Tibet and Bali offers a visual treat and are a tribute to the art and culture of these countries. The collection also includes unique copies of Indian mural paintings from pre-historic times down to the 18th Century.
Visiting hours: 10:00 to 16:45 hrs. It is closed on Mondays & Wednesday forenoons
Contact number: +91 471 2473952
Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central, about 3 km away
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 5 km away
Latitude: 8.516684, Longitude: 76.95508