National Gallery of Modern Art Tours

Formerly the Manikyavelu Mansion and once property of the Mysore royal family, the Indian government opened this modern museum showcasing the trajectory of Indian art in 2009.

Visitors can view works by Raja Ravi Verma, Rabindranath Tagore, Amrita Sher-gil, Jamini Roy, Gagendranath Tagaore, and M.F. Hussain. There are various paintings, sculptures, photographs, and prints ranging from the 18th century to current artistic trends in the museum’s permanent collection. Collectively the artworks show the development of modernism in Indian art. There are also national and international exhibitions on display.

The museum sits on 3.5 acres with fountains and palm trees throughout the grounds. Facilities include an open air theater, reference library, and an auditorium. The gallery also holds film screenings.

Practical Info

The gallery is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm and is closed on Mondays and national holidays. Admission is 150 Indian Rupees for foreigners. It is located on Palace Road between the Anjaneya temple and Petrol Bunk. The closest metro station is MG Road.
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Address: 49, Manekyavelu Mansion, Bengaluru, India
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Hours: Daily 10 am to 5 pm. Closed on Mondays and national holidays.
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Admission: Admission: 150 Indian Rupees
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Private Bangalore Tour: City Sightseeing Including Anjaneya Temple

Unveil the many faces of cosmopolitan Bangalore on this private full-day tour, including hotel pick-up and entrance fees. Marvel over the Hindu temples of Anjaneya and Raja Rajeshwari; learn about the Hare Krishna movement at the ISKCON temple; then discover modern masterpieces at the National Gallery of Modern Art. Spot wildlife like white Bengal tigers and sloth bears at the Bannerghatta Biological Park; tuck into a traditional lunch (own expense); and be dazzled by the Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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