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Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), Mysuru (Mysore)

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Topped by colorful domes and accented with countless spires, balconies, and towers, Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas) allows you to see a real royal residence up close. One of the more popular palaces to visit in the nation, the site boasts a collection of arms and armory. Once inside, you'll marvel at the lavish decorations of stained glass and bright colors, the brainchild of an English architect who rebuilt the palace in 1912. Galleries with vaulted ceilings contain artwork dating back to the days of the British Empire in India. Keep in mind that you cannot take photographs inside and will need to store your camera in one of the provided lockers before you enter. Arrange to visit Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas) and other attractions in Mysuru (Mysore) using our Mysuru (Mysore) itinerary builder.
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  • This is a MUST visit attraction of Mysuru. Very well preserved . Wonderful architecture. Stunning paintings and wall carvings. Do take an audio guided tour . 
  • This is a 'must visit' places in Mysore. The Royal family lives in the same campus. The visit to the place need to be planned well and one can easily spend 4 to 5 hours in the tour. 
  • Great expanse of regal splendour wonderful garden planting and audio guide . Lots of local families enjoying their history always ready to chat 
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  • The Palace of Mysore is a historical palace in the city of Mysore in Karnataka is most famous tourist attraction. It was the official residence and seat of the royal family of Mysore, who ruled the princely state from 1399 to 1950. Now its a beautiful tourist spot .The palace is surrounded by a large garden. The palace having several rooms it's construction is luxurious and beautiful . Sure its a nice enjoyable holiday tripping ..
  • It's king dynasty. Heritage of Indian architecture. I like very much. When your presence is that soil you know how they lived with strong bravery to protect the kingdom and serve the peoples. We are proud to have a such Heritage Place still shining
  • Beautiful large palace of the erstwhile kings of Mysore. Beautiful paintings and painted wood carvings. The palace is lit up on weekend evenings and it worth a visit.
  • Superb place to go with ur friend or family making it very attractive and historical place..its architecture is quite amazing frm ground floor to top.. Its heritage and royalty all the way...(every test makes u better at it) 😘😘😘😘😘😘..It was my first visit and it was quite amazing..
  • A worth visiting beautiful and well maintained palace...have diffrent style of architecture combining mughal, english, hindu art of vastu.