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Top Art Galleries around Jaipur – Exploring the multicoloured culture of Rajasthan

Jaipur is famed for its art and the many art galleries littered over the city are a testimony to that fact. Interested in the area's rich history? Read on as we list down the best galleries in the city

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Gallery Artchill

One of the largest and most developed art spaces in the country, the Artchill Art Gallery gained prominence in 1994 as a location for local artists to showcase their talent. There was no turning back from that and in a few decades, the gallery has become largely synonymous with contemporary Indian art. Perched on a hill inside the spectacular Amber Fort, the Artchill Art Gallery displays artwork by both emerging artists and recognized artists. The art gallery offers a unique and spiritual experience that is further helped by the fact that it houses many noteworthy national treasures. These include work by Jamini Roy and Paritosh Sen. For art lovers, there is no better location to grasp the depth of India's exotic artwork and intriguing history.

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Samanvai Art Gallery

This art gallery regularly attracts throngs of visitors and for good reason. Located at the ever-busy M.I Road, the Samanvai Art Gallery is present at the epicentre of the city. Getting there should be no hassle but if you do find it difficult, any 5 star hotel in Jaipur, the likes of Alila Fort Bishangarh can book a taxi to simplify the task. The Samanvai Art Gallery houses an array of paintings and modern arts in various forms, be it oil paintings or water coloured paintings. Another point of interest is that the art gallery boasts a collection of artwork from artists in different states, giving visitors a comprehensive look at India's creative side. Workshops and exhibitions are a regular occurrence and it is worth checking them out during your visit.

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Naila Art Gallery

This is another art gallery known for its diverse range of art, and you can expect to find traditional and abstract artwork in multiple variations and flairs here at the Naila Art Gallery. It also offers a serene and natural surrounding that perfectly sets the ambience for an art gallery. This peaceful atmosphere is also why artists regularly gather to work or stay at the Naila Art Gallery.

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Modern Art Gallery

Hidden amidst the lush foliage of the Ram Niwas Bagh gardens, the Modern Art Gallery is small in size but is not lacking in terms of quality. The cosy gallery displays rare paintings and sculptures by some of the most famous artists in the state of Rajasthan. Opened back in 1983, the gallery is a perfect addition to the already magnificent Ram Niwas Bagh gardens.

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Nidhi Art Gallery

Focusing on modern artwork, the Nidhi Art Gallery has watercolour paintings and canvas drawings by distinguished artists as well as upcoming artists. The art gallery consists of an area of four thousand square feet, so rest assured visitors have plenty to lose themselves in for an entire day. A popular spot for shows and exhibitions, the Nidhi Art Gallery showcases art from multiple themes such as portraits and historical artwork.

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