Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market, Bengaluru (Bangalore)

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Once the summer residence of Mysorean ruler Tipu Sultan, Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market stands as a shining example of Indo-Islamic architecture built entirely of teak. As you wander the complex, keep an eye out for floral motifs embellished on the walls, a painting of the grand throne as imagined by Tipu Sultan, and the eastern and western balconies from which Tipu Sultan would conduct court. On the ground floor, browse the small museum depicting Tipu Sultan's achievements, featuring an exhibition of his clothes and crown displayed on silver and gold pedestals. Art lovers may also be interested in works by James Hunter, who sketched various landscapes of South India, displayed in the palace. Using our custom trip planner, Bengaluru (Bangalore) attractions like Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • There is so much to learn, it was definitely worth having an enthusiastic history lover to enthuse the scene and show off the palace and the sultan 
  • Wonderful to see the small palace, well kept grounds and see glimpses of the old paintings on the wall. It does need to be restored and I hope this will be done soon. The Vishnu temple next door was a...  read more »
  • It is a small fort but a nice Indo-Islamic structure which takes back everyone to era of Britisher. Visit on a weekday when the tourists would be less and in most probability you will have the place a...  read more »
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