Bring Out The Art Lover And Hunt For Paintings With Your Group At These 7 Places | HolidayIQ Blog

Bring Out The Art Lover And Hunt For Paintings With Your Group At These 7 Places

Bring Out The Art Lover And Hunt For Paintings With Your Group At These 7 Places

Are you an art buff? Then you must head to 7 destinations with your group to enjoy the beauty of age-old paintings. Check the reviews shared by HolidayIQ travelers. 

1. Udaipur: For its unique paintings, exquisite glass wallss in Maharaja Udai Singh's palace

Udaipur: For its unique paintings, exquisite glass wallss in Maharaja Udai Singh's palace
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Anudhi Jain adds, “Built by Maharaja Udai Singh, after he moved from Chittor, on the advice of a hermit, this magnificent aureate structure speaks of its own history and renaissance through unique paintings, antique furniture, lavish hanging gardens and exquisite glass mirror and ornamental tiles work on its walls.” Read Full Review

2. Jaipur: For its Divya Kumari art gallery

Jaipur: For its Divya Kumari art gallery
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Bishwaksen Bandyopadhyay adds, “A complex of palaces with a good collection of paintings and textiles. The palace complex is situated right opposite the Jantar Mantar. If you have enough money, you can take the 'Royal Grandeur' tickets and get a glimpse of royal quarters and jewelry etc. Else take the normal tickets and go in..... Behind this to the left lies the Diya Kumari art gallery which contains hundreds of paintings and photographs.” Read Full Review

3. Jodhpur: For its Marwar paintings in Mehrangarh Fort

Jodhpur: For its Marwar paintings in Mehrangarh Fort
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HolidayIQ Reviewer RAJAN SHAH shares, “Mehrangarh Fort is a masterpiece that all history and art lovers must visit....The gallery also has on display the personal swords of many emperors. The painting section has on display several finest examples of Marwar paintings.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Traveler InMe shares, “If you want to know the stories of the Rathores of Jodhpur, you will find it here...The invincible Mehrangarh Fort at Jodhpur,... Here it has paintings of religious figurines.Read Full Review

4. Kochi (Cochin): To view the Dutch paintings in Dutch Palace

Kochi (Cochin): To view the Dutch paintings in Dutch Palace
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HolidayIQ Reviewer JOJI JOSEPH says, “The Mattancherry Palace also known as the Dutch Palace is believed to have constructed in the beginning of 16th century by the Portuguese for the King of Kochi. ...Today, it is a portrait gallery of the Cochin Rajas and notable for some of the best legendary wall paintings in India. The murals have been painted in rich warm colors in tempera technique.” Read Full Review

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5. Thrissur (Trichur): For its art exhibits of Kathakali artists in Koothambalam

Thrissur (Trichur): For its art exhibits of Kathakali artists in Koothambalam
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Joji Joseph says, “The main attractions we saw here are the Koothambalam (Traditional Temple Theater) which has a traditional architectural elegance, an art gallery exhibiting elegant statues of different Kathakali characters and those of other performing made of fiber, beautiful mural paintings, a costume room with a wide variety of colourful costumes, head-gears, wooden masks and wooden weapons used by the Kathakali and Koodiyattam characters.Read Full Review

6. Ladakh (Leh): For its Buddhist paintings in Hemis Gompa

Ladakh (Leh): For its Buddhist paintings in Hemis Gompa
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Er. Rahul says “Hemis is popular tourist attraction given the number of options that are provided to its visitors...With beautiful paintings and peaceful serenity, Hemis envelops you in its calmness while the landscape adds to its beauty...A primary attraction here is the Hemis Gompa.” Read Full Review

7. Mysore: To view the oil paintings of Wadiyars of Mysore

Mysore: To view the oil paintings of Wadiyars of Mysore
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Lokesh Nagaraj says, “ Bylakuppe a small village placed around 80 km from Mysore en route to Coorg which will take an hour and half time of travel holds a Tibetan Settlement within the very small hills...It is very calm and silent place which itself gives you a divine feeling added to the wall paintings and the statues which made me sit in peace closing the eyes and meditate for a while.Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Lokesh Nagaraj shares, “A truly mesmerizing palace which depicts the rich history of the Wadiyars of Mysore and also the rich heritage and cultural history of the city Mysore via the beautiful wall paintings, portraits, and photographs.” Read Full Review

8. Hyderabad: To view the life-size oil paintings of the Nizam of Hyderabad

Hyderabad: To view the life-size oil paintings of the Nizam of Hyderabad
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Gita Rajan adds, “Salarjung Museum is one of a kind in India. It's amazing to see the personal collection of the Nizam of Hyderabad. The Art and the artifacts are a collection from different countries. The oil paintings mostly from Europe is magnificent. Especially some of them have 3D effects.” Read Full Review

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