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About Colonel Bailey's Dungeon

Built during the rule of Tipu Sultan, Colonel Bailey's Dungeon is named after a British prisoner who died here in the year 1780. You can come here to see for real how dark and grisly prisons can be. Located 19 Km away from Mysore city, it is situated in Srirangapatna. You can hardly spot anything inside the dungeon in a precise manner as it seems uncanny and rather ghostly from the ground level. However, the way to the dungeon is built in quite an appealing manner. This attraction near Mysore contains various arches and one can go through them to explore the prison carefully. A cannon can be spotted inside this place around which different theories were woven. The old age marks remaining on the walls and leftover weapons remind you of dark days of history when human rights were not administered on prisoners. Tipu Sultan had imprisoned Colonel Brithwite, Captain Rulay, Captain Baird, Frazer, Lindsay, and Samson here.

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  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Couple, Family
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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