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Inspired by Windsor Castle in England, the Bangalore Palace was built in 1887 for the Wodeyar Dynasty. This beautiful palace with its fortified towers, granite turrets and elegant wood carvings is in fact a wonderful example of Tudor architecture and...more

Bangalore, India

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Inspired by Windsor Castle in England, the Bangalore Palace was built in 1887 for the Wodeyar Dynasty. This beautiful palace with its fortified towers, granite turrets and elegant wood carvings is in fact a wonderful example of Tudor architecture and is quite similar to the medieval castles that were built in England. Now owned by the Mysore royal family, the sand colored palace, partially covered in green ivy, is definitely worth a visit when in Bangalore. It offers visitors a peek into the lives of the royal family in the bygone era. Enclosed by beautiful gardens with numerous types of flowers, this magnificent palace, with its splendid exterior and equally impressive interior is a must-visit for those who enjoy visits to historical attractions.

Ticket Price

Foreigners: 450 rupees Indians: 225 rupees

Opening Hour

10am-5.30pm

Recommended Visit Duration

Around 2 hours

Suitable For

Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children

Must See

The Tudor style architecture, the intricate wood carvings

Prayer Facilities

Muslim tourist visiting the Bangalore Palace will not find prayer facilities within the premises; they could however ask the palace staff if there is a quiet area they could use to pray, when needed. They could also visit a mosque nearby, as Bangalore is home to number of mosques. The Jama Masjid near the city market is the most prominent mosque in Bangalore.  

Halal Food

Locating Halal restaurants in the city of Bangalore is not difficult; as the city is home to numerous restaurants serving a range of cuisines including authentic Indian and Mughal cuisine, in addition to various other international cuisines. Although Muslim visitors may not find a Halal food outlet at the Bangalore Palace they will have no problem finding one nearby.    

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