Originally posted on March 24, 2020 @ 9:08 am
At a distance of four Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station (on Pantheon Highway), the Pantheon advanced inbuilt 1789 homes Authorities Museum, the Nationwide Artwork Gallery and the Connemara Public Library. The Authorities purchased this construction in 1830 and later a number of new buildings have been added to it. This is likely one of the prime vacationer locations to go to in the Chennai metropolis.
The Authorities Museum was established in 1857 and has the nation’s finest assortment of South Indian bronzes, each historic and trendy. Amongst which stunning bronze icons of Nataraja, Rama, Sita, Lakshmana, and Hanuman. The Amaravathi Gallery comprises the uncommon second-century marble sculptures, depicting vital occasions within the lifetime of Gautama Buddha. The bronzes from the 10th and 13th centuries and handicrafts from the 11th and 12th centuries are also seen right here.
The Nationwide Artwork Gallery reveals a number of stunning work of the 16th and 18th centuries from Rajasthan, Mughal interval and 17th-century Deccani artwork.
Timings: 9.30 AM to five.30 PM, closed on Fridays & on Nationwide Holidays
Entry Charge: Rs. 15 for Indians, Rs. 250 for Foreigners, Digital camera: Rs. 200 for Indians & Rs. 500 for Foreigners