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Prince of Wales Museum

Prince of Wales Museum realizes the memories of British rule in India. The dome of the museum gives reflection of the combination Indian and English style. The dome has been modelled after the dome of the Gol Gumbaz in Bizapur.

Prince of Wales museum was designed by George Witter. The foundation was laid in 1905 by the visiting Prince of Wales. The building was completed in 1914 and during World War Ist It was converted into a Military Hospital

Designed in Indo-Saracenic style, the facing is done in Yellow and blue stones. It has also drawn inspiration from many other Indian styles - small bulbous cupolas on towers, Saracenic arches with Muslim jalis as fillers, semi-open verandahs and Rajput jharokhas.

There is a lot to see in the museum. The plan of the museum is simple, there is a big hall in the centre and after going upstairs there is a natural history section on the right hand side and on the left is the gallery of Tibetan and Nepali art. On the second floor is the Indian miniature painting gallery- the pride of the museum, and next to it is the gallery of decorative art.

The gallery on the second floor is attractive for who love glasswork. Most of the art pieces of the glass art are donated by Sir Ratan Tata and Dorab Tata. The collection also includes artwork from other countries like Japan, China etc. It also contains two galleries of European paintings. It also houses many artefacts of Nepalese and Tibetan art, including a beautiful 12th century Maitreya with his head surrounded by a halo, slightly inclined.

National Gallery of Modern Art

The national gallery of Modern art in Mumbai exhibits lots of modern Indian art which are of a very high quality. The showcase includes a collection of some very interesting pieces of art. National Gallery is the revamped version of Sir Cowasji Jehangir Public hall. Near the National Gallery is the Jehangir art gallery which is the venue for exhibitions to many artists and on various occasions. The place also organises exhibitions for touring exhibits.


Mani Bhawan Mahatama Gandhi Museum

A memorial to Mahatama Gandhi, who stayed at these premises a number of times between 1917 and 1934. It contains a collection of books on and by the Mahatama. A pictorial gallery captures the moments and events of his life. Timings: 9.30 a.m. 6 p.m.

Victoria & Albert Museum

Adjoining the Victoria Gardens, this museum built in the Greco-Roman style houses archaeological finds, maps and photographs depicting the history of Mumbai; Timings: 10.00 a.m. to 6 p.m.
 

 
 Tourist Attractions of Maharashtra
 
 
Mumbai
Mumbai, India's economic powerhouse, pulses with power and energy. This great city of more than ten million people is the capital of the state of of Maharashtra and also the commercial capital of the whole country. Center of industry, transportation, and communication, its fine harbor on the Arabian Sea makes its one of the world's busiest ports. Main places to visit are :- Gateway of India, Marine Drive , Victoria Terminus.

Aurangabad
The city of Aurangabad is known for its medieval monuments and cultural heritage. It was the seat of the Mughal Empire for a short period. The city boasts of Bibi-ka-Makbara, a tomb that has some resemblance to the Taj Mahal. The importance of Aurangabad is great, owing to its proximity with world heritage sites of Ajanta and Ellora. These sites have Buddhist, Jain and Hindu temples. Aurangabad is also famous for its silk and cotton textiles.

Khandala
Khandala is one of the important hill stations in the state of Maharashtra and is the pride of the Sahyadri Mountains. Khandala is endowed with abundant natural beauty and like Lonavala, it is also provides a popular gateway from the hustle and bustle of cities of Mumbai and Pune. The picturesque green surroundings of this pretty hill station attract the travelers towards it

Other Tourist Destination in Maharashtra

Mahabaleshwar, Lonavala, Amravati,Nagpur, Nasik, Pune , Kolhapur, Jalogaon, Raigad .
 
 

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