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City Palace Museum Travel

Museum in the palace is the only place where the kingly elegance is preserved in its entirety. Divided in to three sections, the City Palace Museum displays royal treasures of the erstwhile Alwar rulers. This encompasses one of the superb compilations of Rajput and Mughal paintings and objects made from ivory, jade, and silver. These artifacts are the true testimonials of the prosperity of Alwar kings.

The objects on display include a silver dining table with lion’s legs and ivory, Brass and pottery sections presents finest artistic talents from Multan, Srilanka, Jaipur and Bengal. Armory collections in the museum exhibit some of the precious artifacts like the sword of Akbar, Sultan Mohammad Ghori and Aurangzeb. Superb assortment of Rajput weapons is another attraction in the Museum.

Besides the arms and ammunition sections, this museum displays a peacock shaped sitar, ancient manuscripts and sculptures. Among the various objects on display, the Mahabharata description on a huge scroll and the manuscript of Shahnama and Gulistan needs special rendering.

Public can have the glimpse of the artifacts in the museum on all days except on Fridays and holidays from 10 am to 5 pm.

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