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Basic information for India Gate

National Museum in New Delhi is one of the most visit tourist places in Delhi. This is the place from where you can get full information about art, history and ancient Indian artistic activities. In fact, it is a huge artwork repository for those who know and appreciate art. On Passing through the corridors of this museum, watching these collections you feel like a valuable treasure has been taken.

The National Museum is located in Janpath of New Delhi. This National Museum of New Delhi is one of the best museums in the country. Founded in 1949 in Delhi, this museum offers a variety of interesting things. This Maulana is situated on the edge of Azad Road and Janpath, under the Ministry of Culture, and has been shown various types of art from the pre-historic period to the modern era.

History of India Gate

This museum was started in 1947-48 with the exhibition of Indian items organized in London. The director of the exhibition held at the Royal Academy, London, decided to display the exhibition in India before returning the original items to their original museums. As a result, all these items were displayed in the Rashtrapati Bhavan of Delhi. This exhibition attracted so many observers that it was decided to build the National Museum in Delhi itself. Thus the National Museum came into existence in the same year and it was inaugurated by Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, the then governor of India. However, the present museum building was completed in 1960 and after that it was opened to the public.

How to Reach National Museum

Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan are the nearest Metro Station to National Museum. You can also achieve national museum through Hoho Bus service(Delhi Tourism Service).


Time to visit National Museum

Except Monday and all public holidays, the National Museum of Delhi is open every morning from 10 a.m. to 5 a.m.

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Things to See in National Museum

Harappan's dancer All of you must have read about the Indus Valley Civilization in the school books. You will also know about this famous dancer of Harappa. You can see this dancer idol directly at the national museum in Delhi. This statue standing on a small seat is very small, unlike in expectation. There is a little need to bow down to see this small statue of the 4-inch little nave-look and gravity. Only then can you see how this dancer has put a hand full of his bangles on his waist and tied his hair in the shape of a judge and raised his head with self-respect.

Statue of Nataraja built in Chola bronze Cholwanshi was a resident of Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu who got 9th. From 13th By the centenary of Southern India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and parts of Java ruled. In addition to poetry, drama, music, dance and sculpture, they were famous for bronze sculptures. Some of the finest things made in Chola bronze can be seen in the Egmore Museum in Chennai and Maratha Castle of Thanjavur. The National Museum in Delhi also has a wonderful collection of artifacts made in Chola bronze. Among them is the famous Natraj idol. If there is a lack of time then the philosophy of this Nataraja statue located in the bronze corridor is capable of providing enough happiness.

Bone residues of Buddha When Lord Buddha's body was transformed into fire, his bones were divided into 8 equal parts. These eight stupas were constructed and placed in them. It is said that Emperor Ashok had distributed the bones of 7 stupas in 84000 stupas. The only untouched stupa is located in Ramnagar, near Lumbini of Nepal. Later, after the excavation of some of these stupas, these bone residues were split. In the National Museum located in Delhi, the bone remains of Lord Buddha are kept in Thai Gold Box.

Miniatures of National Museum located in Delhi In National Museum located in Delhi, most of the miniatures of entire India can say that the best collection is. Numerous paintings have been kept in a huge corridor, though these paintings have not been organized and organized under any style or texture, yet one miniature is an excellent composition in itself.

Jewelry collection of valuable Indian gems This 250-odd, beautiful jewelry set in the gems collection of this museum is capable of mesmerizing you. In the middle of this highly protected room, the statue of Yaksha has been kept in the protection of this treasure. The best performance of gems with gold ornaments stitched in gold and precious gems can be found here.

Ganjeef cards The leaves of Ganjifa are currently the basic form of traditional cards. In ancient times, they were painted and made with hands. These were related to religious stories. Lord Vishnu's Dashavatara is the main among them. In these National Museums of Delhi, these Ganjifa cards can be seen in both decorative art corridor and miniature street corridor. Apart from these, other forms of sports such as chess, snakes, etc. have also been displayed in ancient form.

Artworks of ivory The National Museum in Delhi has had various beautiful artifacts made from ivory. An abundant collection of these artifacts from God's grace is available in this museum. Looking at them, they need to be satisfied and preserve, because the ivory trade is now restricted. Because of this, now this art has disappeared. In the decorative art corridor of the museum, fine-shaped artifacts made from ivory made from ivory have been kept. Indeed, every artwork is beautifully made. Some of the best artwork are-
• Crafted and colorful beautiful replicas of Lord Vishnu's Dashavatant made in ivory
• The ivory carved box
• Temple built by carved ivory
An artwork appears to be extremely delicate and fine, as if it is broken on hand. But it has been preserved for so many years. We would like to know which of these artworks you liked.

Painting of Thanjavur It is a relatively small and very beautiful corridor. The colorful paintings of Thanjavur and Mysore in south India seem to spread everywhere. In these paintings, the nature of Lord Shiva, Lord Krishna's face is the main subject. Among some of the best paintings of ancient Indian literature, there are two famous wedding scenes, Shiva-Parvati marriage and Ram-Sita marriage. The image of Shiva in Natraj form is also the best picture. You will get the opportunity to see such wonderful paintings like Vithoba, Panchamukhi Hanuman.

Story of Indian scripts We read many times and heard from our elders that the origin of the prevalent scripts in the present tense is the same as the ancient form. The National Museum located in Delhi has a large table showing the visit of the script, on which the ancient script can see and understand the variance in many periods and generations. This unique change will surprise you.

Wood Carved Door Between the stone statues kept in the museum's sculpture, you will surely look at a unique wooden door. This gate made of carved wooden mines tells many stories. The lower part of this door has been eroded due to heavy use and so many seasons. As mentioned here, this door is 14th. Centenary has been made in Katarmal of Uttar Pradesh. The national museum located in Delhi has immense collection of items made from every corner of the country, from every corner of the country. You will start seeing these as you enter the main entrance.

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