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Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum

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Address: College Road | Near Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India

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Museum is opposite of LD Engineering college. Nice place to visit. It you eager to know gistory than this place will take 1 hr atleast. No photography is allowed. Ancient hindu... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Museum is opposite of LD Engineering college. Nice place to visit. It you eager to know gistory than this place will take 1 hr atleast. No photography is allowed. Ancient hindu scripture, statue of till 2 nd sanctuary. Buddhist scriptures, statue. Jainism scripture and statues 1st floor has so many ancient writings and paintings hundreds of years ago. At first... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Nice worth watching .. Atleast onextime vist.. Museum.. Pic gallary...heart of city.... Near amadvari.... Good place to vist during hot sunny days.. Nice collection

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Located very near to the L D engineering college. No entry fee for this place. Hardly any visitor come to this place. Not on tourist itinerary also. This place is famous for palm-leaf manuscripts from 3rd to 12 th century. This museum was established fto display art and archaeology.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Located near famous LD engineering college, this museum is situated around the corner of the road itself but can be easily missed as the display board at the entrance is down. There are no entry charges for museum. The ground floor displays centuries old statues , busts and head figures curved out of stones, bronze , wood etc. There is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum of Indology, which was established in 1984, is a museum of art and archaeology. This museum is known for its palm-leaf manuscripts, 3rd to 11th century sculptures and pre-Mughal miniature paintings. Smt. Madhuri D. Desai, daughter in-law of Shri Bhulabhai Desai as well as an art connoisseur, has donated various art works to the museum. There is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

a wonderfully kept example of Doshi's architecture with a friendly staff that also showed us a beautiful group of peacocks outside before we headed in

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

This museum have wide collection of various types of gold, silver, bronze coins. they have also big collection of jain religion books, manuscripts. This museum is closed on mondays. No entry fees for the same.

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

This museum has a huge collection of manuscripts, painting, coins , sculptures and wood work also. Here you can find very huge collection of manuscripts specially related to jain religion.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Superb museum with a vast collection ranging from excavated statues and busts to beautiful jain paintings........ There are sculptures of Buddha from gandhara school of art .......next to it is the kc mehta art gallery with ancient paintings from all corners of india including those jarat, Rajasthan, himachal , uttarakhand etc....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

This museum has one of the top collections of Indian Art in the world. The Mehta collection of miniatures is superb and includes one of the best collection of Jain paintings you can see. There are also superb sculpture and coin collections. The museum's display is excellent and the explanations are very good. Very helpful staff. It is an experience... More 

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