Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace, Bangalore
The centre of old Bangalore stands testament to the summer residence of the Mysorean ruler, Tipu Sultan. This two-storeyed palace was built by Hyder Ali and is now under the care of the Government of Karnataka. Visit this site for a sight of the painting of the original throne visualized by Tipu Sultan himself and the replica of his tiger, present in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Things to see
- Indo-Islamic architecture
- The original throne's painting as visualized by Tipu Sultan
- Museum on the ground floor displaying Tipu Sultan's achievements, his clothes and crown, Hyder Ali's silver vessels
- Garden and lawn in the entrance managed by the Horticulture Department, Government of Karnataka
- Floral designs on the wooden ceilings
- Ganpati temple inside the Bangalore fort
How to get there?
Situated near the City Market at the junction of Albert Victor Road and Krishna Rajendra, Bangalore, Karnataka, Tipu Sultan's palace is the closest to:
- Kempegowda International Airport
- Bangalore City Railway Station
- Kempegowda Bus Station
Palace of Tipu Sultan
Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace, Bangalore, Tippu Sultan Palace Road, Chamrajpet, Bengaluru, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 560018