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Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market, Bengaluru
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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 attractions like Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • First thing first, the monument is very close to the Railway station and hence can be visited by any one passing by Bangalore. Though the Palace is no where as big as the Mysuru Palace, it is quite be...  more »
  • Good tourist attraction with plenty of info in English expaining the role of the sultan and his Dad as well as their feud with the British occupying forces. 
  • Tipu Sultan's Fort and Palace, popularly known as Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace is very small and average Palace. The max time taken to see full place is 15-20 mins. Decent place and should visit if you...  more »