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Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas)

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Address: Mysore, India
Phone Number: +91 821 2421 051
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Description: This 1912 structure is one of the largest palaces in the country and...
This 1912 structure is one of the largest palaces in the country and contains art from around the world.
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Must Visit Place with Sunday Lighting and day time for seeing the whole palace . Best to go in evening around 5 PM and enjoy the lighting after that . Lighting is on Sunday only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Must Visit Place with Sunday Lighting and day time for seeing the whole palace . Best to go in evening around 5 PM and enjoy the lighting after that . Lighting is on Sunday only and from 7 PM onward.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Go early, gates open at 10AM.Can get a guide for a fee(needed). Taking the trolley tour first (for a fee) gives a nice and quick overview of the perimeter.Wheel chair is free but you have to tip them and not all areas are accessible. Observe the intricate wood work of the doors with inlaid ivory and enjoy the beauty of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Day trip to Mysore was a beautiful palace. While I understand allowing photos inside would slow things down, there were a few shots that I would love to have. We did not see it lit, but bought postcards and saw the light bulbs.

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Luanda, Angola
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I have visited the palace many a time, 20 years ago. From my present visit. I was really disappointed to see that most of the areas was barricaded and I was out of the Palace in 30 minutes.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

If you're coming to Mysore you will be going to the maharaja's palace, BUT make sure that you do it both by day and by night. You'll need to check when it's lit up in an evening as the power bill makes it too expensive to light the 97,000 lightbulbs every evening, but when they are lit it's both spectacular... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

A real palace ( Maharajah's still leaving here!) , best day on sunday night when the palace in lighten with thousand light. Collection very nice

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Superb...beautiful...grand... royal...awesome... one of the best...Well I would not like to say must visit after all I have said.... Well a visit to mysore without a visit to mysore is like going undersea and not seeing any beautiful fishes.. :) Takes around 1-1.5 hours to visit the palace... Make it a point to visit the palace on a sunday or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Don't miss this monster-of-a-palace if you're in Mysore. It's huge. You'll need about an hour, an hour and a half to see it at your leisure. Take as many pictures as you want from the outside because you can't use your camera in the palace. You can keep your camera bag with you but can't take pictures or film. Some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Superb palace. especially in lighting. it rocks. the way they switch on the lights are mind blowing. we have to enjoy it...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful palace, but not maintained properly. Still a good visit. The audio instruction would have been good but it stop working after 5 min of use.

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