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Chitrashala - Ummed Mahal

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Address: Garh Palace, Bundi 323001, India
Phone Number: +91 98284 04527
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00

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Chitrashala is one of the outstanding monument and it is also known as Ummed Mahal. For art lovers it is just spectacular as blue, black and white colours paintings are quite... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chitrashala is one of the outstanding monument and it is also known as Ummed Mahal. For art lovers it is just spectacular as blue, black and white colours paintings are quite vibrant. Palace is having glass work and ceilings are having magnificent paintings which are the major tourist attraction. A mughal style garden in the form of char Bagh pattern... More 

Thank Rizwanuddin
New Germany, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is worth a visit if you have a guide to give you all the information about it. The gardes are small but still well groomed.

Thank Spoons58
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

Included in the ticket to the Taragarh Palace, the place offers a pretty good collection of paintings in the Bundi style. Bundi Style - where you see only on side of the face. Block 1 hour of your time.

Thank dhinchak14
Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

chitrshala is in the palace and you should visit, there are amazing bundi style paintings all around. but feels sad to see the place in poor maintenance. History needs to be preserved for the later generations. apparently there is a property dispute on the fort which is leading to the neglect

Thank Anubhuti S
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Part of the city palace, these are gorgeous semi preserved paintings and murals. Surprisingly good. Recommend

Thank teamflames
Udaipur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

one of my favorite place for watching Bundi style paintings. The stories of rass leela then depiction of Raginis and portraits of ladies are really good.

Thank sultandeol
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

This small section of Garh Palace is courtyard of small rooms each wall covered in murals. The paintings aren't miniature, but the painting details are. The paintings are enjoyable on many levels including historical, technical and artistic. It would be easy to do the palace and miss this section as it requires you to go back out the main entrance... More 

Thank tradIndy
Naihati, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

This is a beautiful place in Bundi. It is situated on top of the small hill and we reached the beautiful place walking small distance. The wall of place painted by fiasco painting mainly the god, king and queen daily life and occasions. The painting of krishna's life is so artistic.

Thank 201411pp
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Though painted some 500 years ago, they look stunning. Artists Heart is inside these precious paintings. These artists are our Michalangelos and Raphels. ASI has maintained it too. Visit it and spend about an hour here.

Thank SrinivasaB2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

Pretty gardens and lovely palace rooms decorated in beautiful paintings in the Bundi style which shows profiles of faces and uses deep bless and greens. The paintings depict everyday scenes of palace, life such as the Maharani being taken to her chamber worse for wear after drinking and smoking opiates. There are also scenes of famous stories of the deities... More 

Thank Jane M

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