One of the most recognizable landmarks in Mumbai is the Gateway of India. Look a little further and you will see another important landmark — the Prince of Wales Museum, which houses rare paintings and artifacts from the ancient Indus civilization, providing a glimpse into India’s glorious past. Many of the artifacts and archeological finds on display cannot be seen anywhere else in the country or the world. You will be astonished to see a one-of-a-kind collection of miniature paintings, the best and biggest in India. It has a total of 200 miniature paintings done by Manohar and other well-known artists in 1649. The paintings are based on the Akbar and Mewar Ramayana.
Also known as the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sanghralay, the Prince of Wales Museum in Mumbai opened to public viewing in [Read more…]