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Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas)
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Owner description: This 1912 structure is one of the largest palaces in the country and contains art from around the world.
Reviewed December 8, 2014

its golden crown place of mysore.

beautiful place all season are very good.

you will get all type of good food around the palace its center place in mysore.

please visit and enjoy the history tell this maharajahs was having good season where road side vendor had to sell gold and silver in foot path can you think now.

if your for this palace visit u will finish within 2 to 3hour duration u like to read the painting on walls.

good see with family and friends and couples too.

Thank stanley j
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Reviewed December 7, 2014

It is a huge palace.. very well maintained... you must visit this place. Sat - Sun there is illumination of palace. We visited on friday and they had descent lighting. That was also awesome!!!

Entry fees to palace is 40/- and to museum is 30/-. Museum is also nice but not as neatly maintained as palace.

Saree and other sandalwood items shop in palace at entry itself is not very good. Staff is very rude. We got much nicer sarees at Silk shop by Gov of India near our hotel (Royal Heritage)

Thank sanimisra
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Reviewed December 7, 2014

Compared to many other Indian tourist spots this really did excel but most especially on the Sunday night lighting of the palace. This was unforgettable and gave us many fantastic shots. The daytime trip through the palace was difficult due to crowds and the way they shove you through the palace with thousands of others will make you feel like cattle. Hence if you have a crowd control phobia the visit inside on a busy day may have you highly stressed.

But photos OUTSIDE especially for the Sunday eve are superb but unfortunately as with so many other Indian "attractions" you will pay a lot more for inside entry as a foreigner and still not be allowed to photograph inside for no particular obvious reason.

Thank Netnapa P
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Reviewed December 6, 2014

The palace is well maintained.hats off to the old craftmanship of the olden age.Guides are available but we chose to explore around ourselves.The royal paintings and antiques are amazing.There is a beautiful garden surrounding the palace.Camel rides and elephant rides are also available outside the palace.Truly the palace is a splendid example of royal architecture.I missed seeing the illuminated palace,hope to see it one day.The Palace is illuminated on Sundays and during festivals at night.Unfortunately no camera's are allowed and we have to remove our footwear too

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Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Mysore palace

Visited on 6 dec, 2014. Much more amazing then could be heard. You can take an audio guide (Rs100 only) or a guide (Rs 350 for a group of 5 members ) . The shoes and the cameras are deposited outside. You can take the pictures of the palace from outside but have to strictly turn off the mobile as soon as you enter the premises. The temple is a beautiful combination of indian, Persian and gothic architecture. Inside you will see the gate from where the dussehra procession starts, the Darbar - e- khaas and the darbaar-e-aam , the magnificent wedding hall , the Venetian mirrors, the seats for the maharaja n the then viceroys, lifts , the 3-D and 2-D paintings, the European style statues, the silver gate with brahma, Vishnu, mahesh in one side and the goddesses on the other, the huge hall from where the maharaja used to see his subjects who assembled there to see the darbaar, the roof containing the pictures of the gods and the twelve zodiacs blessing the maharaja from above and all other wonders. It takes a 45 minutes tour with the guide . Otherwise or takes from 1-2 hours depending on your interest. The shoe- keeper will ask for tip. Do not give it . I instead gave him a lecture.

Thank Shaileshsrivastava
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