Established in 1935 by the then Maharaja of Travancore, Sree Chithira Thirunal, the Sree Chithra Art Gallery near the Napier Museum displays a rare collection of paintings. Works of acclaimed artists like Raja Ravi Varma, Svetlova and Nicholas Roerich; exquisite works from the Mughal, Rajput and Tanjore schools of art, are on display here. 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