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Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market

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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...more
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Allbert Victor Road | Chamrajpet, Bengaluru 560018, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's an interesting building as it's so different to what you see in the area. It's built adjacent to an Hindu temple - you can see the contrast. This was just used by the ruling sultan for a bit of "time out" in the summer....More

Thank Charles_and_Susan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The palace is fascinating and the information plaques do a little justice to the history and context. We went with a guide from the INTACH who was fantastic at explaining everything and bringing it to life. It’s a huge pity that tourists are not better...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The 17 Century palace with its wooden art and architectural design is an masterpiece even today. It has a large garden and a scenic view .The secular credentials show that a temple is located in the vicinity of the palace. Now the place is located...More

Thank mrahman2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most important heritage summer palace here in the heart of Bengaluru City and close to this is his Fort where there are Prison Cells which were home to captive British Solders which is interesting. Please ask a guide to explain you will wonder how they...More

Thank Ganu r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the summer palace for Tipu Sultan. The place is in disrepair, sadly. But what is there is still quite something. Worth a look, if you're in Bangalore and into history.

Thank mngirlTU
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Want to know more about the TIGER of Mysore then it’s a must visit place when in Bangalore. Closed on Sundays.

Thank Traveler-UK2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impressive building. Pass by if you are in Bengaluru. Must see on every sightseeing tour through the city.

Thank makr80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wooden palace blended with other construction material, doesn't have ornate and enchanting carvings which are usually seen in other palaces. But you can visit once.

Thank PreetiU26
Reviewed August 31, 2018

I recently visited this place with my cousin. This palace is a gem of emperor tipu sultan which is well maintained.One can climb up top and see the beauty of the place.A large garden with variety of flowers are there outside which attracts many visitors.Must...More

Thank rea2der
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This is an impressively designed and lovely to look at structure near the market. Nothing was going on there the day we passed through, but that made it easier to see the details. We didn't stay long, but it was nice to see where the...More

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ShramanaG2
November 19, 2017|
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Response from BIJIT73 | Reviewed this property |
8.30 am to 5.30 pm
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Vivek64
September 3, 2017|
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Response from InaG288 | Reviewed this property |
It is a palace in the Muslim (Sarazin) type of architecture, so rather simple, with specific architectural elements, and it is quite small. If you are looking for something more majestic, I would suggest Bengaluru Palace, or... More
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Sanlak15
September 2, 2017|
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Response from Zulazman28 | Reviewed this property |
As I recall it's 8.30-5.30 every day including Sundays. Hope this helps.
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