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Shivappanaika Palace Museum

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Lovely palace!

Quite well-maintained lovely wood palace. Takes up only about 30 minutes to see and is located... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Peaceful fort

Very easy to locate in centre of city...one of the calmer places in the city...enjoy some peaceful... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
Bengaluru, India
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May 13, 2018
“Lovely palace!”
Jan 8, 2018
“Peaceful fort”
On The Banks Of Tunga River, Shimoga, India
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

This is a very well-maintained palace and museum that is a must visit if you are in Shimoga. Although it was a holiday, the guard was kind enough to allow us group of friends as long as we remained calm and genuinely wanted to explore...More

Thank Sahadev C
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Though the woodwork is great and present a glimpse of the expertise of the artisans of yesteryear, it looks like a poorly maintained place.

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Quite well-maintained lovely wood palace. Takes up only about 30 minutes to see and is located within the city.

Thank avidvoyager123
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Its historical place in shivamogga. Best place spend with the children and we can see ancient kote anjineya temple.

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Very easy to locate in centre of city...one of the calmer places in the city...enjoy some peaceful time and also getting some knowledge about the history here in Shimoga

Thank KishenHarendra
Reviewed August 7, 2017

May not be best palace but good collection of stone statues from Karnataka 13th to 14th centuries and also Mahenjaro Harrapa

1  Thank Smarajit S
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Please dont go on 2nd saturday. It is closed on that day. I went there and I found it closed. On wikipedia, it shows open.

1  Thank Nitesh S
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

This place is in the heart of the city. It is a wooden palace of the erstwhile princely state of shimogga. Palace is simple and no big architectural marvel. Pillers are plain and devoid of any carvings. But a part of the palace is made...More

Thank bhavana h
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Nice place to visit with kids and family ( Not married yet;) ) as their is temple and river side by side.it takes less than a hour to cover complete place.nothing special here.Kinda feels like dumping ground for damaged historic artifacts.needs maintenance,Not satisfied with the...More

1  Thank PunithG20
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful carvings, simple and elegant building belonging to the Nayaka clan (leaders) of yesteryears. Well preserved but there is plenty of room to improve. No entry fees, calm and serene place. Close to town centre. Sculpture from Jain era, scriptures on leaves (thalegiri) are kept...More

Thank Kumar36
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