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Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market

Chamrajpet, Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Type: Castles, Cultural
Fee: Yes
Owner description: One of Bangalore’s busiest markets, the KR market, hides this...
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Type: Castles, Cultural
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: One of Bangalore’s busiest markets, the KR market, hides this surprise: an elegant palace built by Tipu Sultan, with teak pillars and frescoes. Though incomparable to the more famous Tipu Sultan’s palace at Mysore, this is one of the relatively unknown monuments of Bangalore. Visit this palace along with the ruins of the fort nearby. Also nearby are a temple and a mosque.
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Mumbai
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Got a bit of a shock the chaotic way this site was maintained.Its looks more like a picnic spot than a serious site ! After all this was the residence of one of the greatest Indian stalwarts who ran a kingdom which was very well governed,by the standards of the 18th century.Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan were major figures and... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace, in Bangalore, India, is an example of Indo-Islamic architecture and was the summer residence of the Mysorean ruler Tipu Sultan. Nothing great to see here. Its not comparable as palace. Bangalore palace is better than this. But one must see as it is tippu sultan summer palace.

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Tezpur, India
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30 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

the palace is not big, but the walls and ceilings are ornament ally decorated. garden is beautiful and well maintained. at best half an hour can be spent.

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Delft, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Not very special, but a must see for everyone who lives in Bangalore. It's nice to do some sightseeing close to home and learn about Bangalore's history.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

What a depressing sight. The fort of the famed Mysore ruler lies in utter ruins, thanks to the apathy of the people concerned. Only the bare outer walls remains today, a sad structure. The locality is crowded and not very tourist friendly. The ruins themselves lie in abject neglect... it is indeed a shame how we destroy our rich history... More 

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Gandhinagar, India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Its just a small building which is not well maintained by the authorities. I would suggest you to go to the Bangalore Palace instead.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Welcome to Bangalore-The Garden City…today I am going to guide you for a sightseeing of city tour by spending a BMTC Bus pass. If you are from different place...you may find it to difficult to read bus route written on BMTC bus board…so remember…where ever you are …you will always get bus towards Majestic (Kempegowda Bus stand, in short KBS)... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

to share my experience about this palace, it is not that much big as some other palaces in india, actually iit was demolished by britishers, this fort was build some around 200 yrs ago..in this fort you will get to see darbar and beautiful garden at the entrance point..u can maximum spend around 20 mins of yours and you will... More 

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Chenna
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Found the fort and palace to be very interesting and beautiful. It's especially better if you have a guide or know more of the history yourself. Wish they had provided an audio tour or informational pamphlet. Can probably see both fort and palace on your own in an hour. Only 100 R. for foreigners to see the palace, which seems... More 

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Australia
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The main feature of his well-preserved palace is its solid carved pillars made from teak. The ornate decorations and museum add to the interest of this visit.

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