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Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas)

Address: Mysore, India
Phone Number: +91 821 2421 051
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Private Tour: Mysore Palace and Srirangapatna Day...
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Ranked #3 of 48 Attractions in Mysore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
Owner description: This 1912 structure is one of the largest palaces in the country and...
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
Owner description: This 1912 structure is one of the largest palaces in the country and contains art from around the world.
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Nothing to dislike here , its pleasant nostalgic and very rich with its history. Invest time of atleast 2 to 3 hours to see it properly

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Everything perfect but for the shoes to be removed, staff wasn't friendly discourteous. You have to walk a lot, couldn't see in the evening, hope it would be great.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We were here on a rainy Saturday afternoon, & predictably, the place was thronging with crowds. The Palace has a huge compound with multiple gates; however, only one gate is used for entrance. So, do locate it before you park your vehicle. The space between the parking & the gate is replete with shops selling knick-knacks, artifacts & toys. Cameras... More 

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

please keep a guide to understand great historical value of place. 3D pictures were excellent. dont miss to visit on eves of public holiday or sunday.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

The palace tells us how rich India was before and during the British era. This is one of few palace in India built during those times with imported items used for building and construction, the Maharaja's of Mysore were not only had the kindness and willing to serve the people, they had the give attitutde and make Mysore into international... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

It's a marvelous place to be in. One will get a good feel of the ancient system. Recommended to visit on a Sunday. The palace will be lit in the evenings. It's a great sight. Visit the inner palace on a weekday when there will be less crowd and enjoy the illuminated palace from outside on a Sunday evening. Outsiders... More 

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Pune, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

its much of a hipe of the rajwada...the light show is the only plus point which i liked . the overall management is a big no no. stay away form guides they will tell you ridiculous tales of the palace been closed and will open on so and so time , that's a trick to take you to some lesser... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

I visited the palace on a Saturday afternoon. You can go inside the palace until 5.30pm. You can take photos from the outside but no cameras are allowed inside the palace, there is a free camera counter where you can leave your camera in a locker and collect on your way out. For foreigners the entrance fee is 200 rupees... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Number one reason to visit Mysore. Amazing architecture. Royal paintings and antiques are amazing. Must be seen to believe. Pictures are not allowed inside. Must remove your shoes. Lot of vendors in front of entrance gate.

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Nagpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Its most beautiful and rich palace of south India. The temple is a beautiful combination of indian, Persian and gothic architecture. It takes a 35-40 minutes for a complete tour . Also behind main palace there is a residential palace also to see where the Queen still lives. The best time to see from outside is on Sunday / public... More 

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