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Private Tour: Palaces of Bangalore

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    Stop At: Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market, Allbert Victor Road Chamrajpet, Bengaluru 560018 India

    A two-story teakwood palace completed in 1791 by the sultan as a summer retreat. Adorned with pillars, arches and balconies, it resembles the Daria Daulat Palace in Srirangapatanam. In the palace museum, marvel at the clothing and crown of Tipu Sultan as well as silver vessels given by a general to Hyder Ali. Your guide will accompany you to Bangalore Palace, built by a Wodeyar king in the Tudor style. Ogle Gothic windows, foiled windows, battlements and turrets. Walk through picturesque gardens leading to the main entrance, and view exquisite floral motifs, cornices and relief paintings that decorate the elegant palace walls and ceilings. Then, head to the Bangalore Palace gallery to see historical photos and elegant carvings .


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bangalore Palace, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru 560052 India

    Bangalore Fort, located opposite the city market in Bangalore. Initially constructed by Kempe Gowda – Bangalore’s founder – in 1537, the fort was rebuilt and expanded by Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan, the emperor of Mysore, in the 18th century. As you privately tour Bangalore Fort with your guide, hear anecdotes about its historical role in the sultan’s resistance to British rule. Admire the Islamic style of the gate's intricately carved arches, and glimpse the well-preserved 16th-century Ganapathi Temple within its courtyard, where Hindu devotees pay homage to Lord


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    Reviewed 14 June 2019

    We had been driven around in a clean private car with a driver and the guide --the overall experience was very pleasant. The guide is a really nice guy sharing his views on the Indian values and the way of life -- so it was...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank leonidb645
    Reviewed 8 February 2019

    This palace was a delightful mix of English style in exterior design and Indian detail in the interior. The beautiful collection of artefacts gave an insight into how lives were led in this amazing palace. Audio guides through out provided additional background information to extend...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    1  Thank Jan A
    harm33t, Guest Relations Manager at Delhi Airport Service Private Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2019

    Hi, Thanks for sharing your detailed feedback and pictures of the Bangalore Place. Hope to get another chance to assist you again! Regards, Team Delhi Airport Service Pvt. Ltd.

    Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

    This is quite an expensive ticket even for Indians but worth it as there's lots to see and theres still some of the opulence of a bygone era. Also a good selection of various art work and photos of past Maharajah's and their families. They...More

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    harm33t, Guest Relations Manager at Delhi Airport Service Private Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2019

    Hi, Thanks for sharing detailed feedback from your visit to the Bangalore Palace. Hope to get another chance to assist you again! Regards, Team Delhi Airport Service Pvt. Ltd.

    Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

    The tour was great. The tour guide was not only knowledgeable about the palaces but he gave us a city history as well all in the same tour. I would highly recommend it.More

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    shreya_delapt, Manager at Delhi Airport Service Private Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

    Hi, We can’t thank you enough for your kind review of the Bangalore tour. We will surely pass on the great feedback to the guide also! We work hard to meet expectations like yours, and we’re happy to hear we hit the mark for you....More

    Reviewed 24 September 2018

    Bangalore Palace is located on the Palace Grounds off Jayamahal Road near the Railway Bridge in Vasanthnagar. It is open daily from 10am to 6pm. You need to pay Rs.450/- and Rs.650/- for taking pictures. The money goes to the Maharaja's account as he has...More

    Date of experience: December 2017
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