Palace of Tipu Sultan

Also known as the ‘Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan’, The Palace of Tipu Sultan, is surrounded by a magnificent garden, mow taken care by the officials. The double floored rectangular in shape, palace, is made of teakwood and is festooned with Islamic art. There are two protuberant balconies in opposite directions, where Tipu Sultan and his officials used to conduct Durbar proceedings, chambers, four small rooms (zenana quarters or the ladies’ rooms) along with a large hall. The wooden ceilings have canvas-painted floral designs. There is a Tipu Sultan museum inside the Indo-Islamic styled palace displaying artefacts and his achievements. The clothes and crown, handsomely decked in gold and silver show his royal lifestyle. Several frescos depict the stories of the battles fought by Tipu Sultan and his father, Hyder Ali against the British. The palace rests on a five feet elevated platform with wooden pillars at the ends. There is also a Ganpati Temple present inside the fort complex, surrounded by gardens, the presence of which highlights Tipu Sultan’s respect for other religions. The stunning painting of the original throne and the amazing replica of Tipu Sultan’s tiger will leave you in full of awe.

About Palace of Tipu Sultan

Also known as the ‘Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan’, The Palace of Tipu Sultan, is surrounded by a magnificent garden, mow taken care by the officials. The double floored rectangular in shape, palace, is made of teakwood and is festooned with Islamic art. There are two protuberant balconies in opposite directions, where Tipu Sultan and his officials used to conduct Durbar proceedings, chambers, four small rooms (zenana quarters or the ladies’ rooms) along with a large hall. The wooden ceilings have canvas-painted floral designs. There is a Tipu Sultan museum inside the Indo-Islamic styled palace displaying artefacts and his achievements. The clothes and crown, handsomely decked in gold and silver show his royal lifestyle. Several frescos depict the stories of the battles fought by Tipu Sultan and his father, Hyder Ali against the British. The palace rests on a five feet elevated platform with wooden pillars at the ends. There is also a Ganpati Temple present inside the fort complex, surrounded by gardens, the presence of which highlights Tipu Sultan’s respect for other religions. The stunning painting of the original throne and the amazing replica of Tipu Sultan’s tiger will leave you in full of awe.

Monument Information

Address

Albert Victor Road, Chamrajpet, Near Bengaluru Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560018

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport :Lal Bangalore Kempegowda International Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station :Bangalore City Railway Station
  • Nearest Bus Station : Kempegowda Bus Station

Opening Hours

  • Opening Time : 06:00:00 am
  • Closing Time :06:00:00 pm

Weather

  • Monsoon : Maximum: 28 Minimum: 19

    Summer : Maximum: 34 Minimum: 22

    Winter : Maximum: 27 Minimum: 15

    Recommended Season to Visit : Winter season (September to February)

Facilities available At the Monument

  • Toilet
  • Drinking water
  • Photography
  • Videography

Ticket Information

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable.
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • The Monument is open for visitors between sunrise and sunset.
  • Visitor shall be required to show photo identity proof in original at the entry to the monument.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
INDIAN Visitor:
Total ₹ 25
₹ 25 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
FOREIGNER Visitor:
Total ₹ 300
₹ 300 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
SAARC Visitor:
Total ₹ 25
₹ 25 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
BIMSTEC Visitor:
Total ₹ 25
₹ 25 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax

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