It is another name for magnificence! The Bangalore Palace is located in the Palace Garden, sited between Sadashivanagar and Jayamahal, the heart of the garden city Bangalore.
Its exquisiteness is so marvelous that it catches your heart in a single sight. Once you enter the facade of the palace, its matchless beauty makes you stunning. The stone walls covered with green and underlying lawn sensibly enhanced the attractiveness of palace, making it one of the world famous palaces.
Bangalore Palace History –
In 1862 Rev. Garett purposed to build this palace as the similar architecture of Vaisar Casket located in England. Later, in 1884 it was purchased by the Wodeyar dynasty Shri. Chamarajendra Wodeyar. It took 82 years to complete the construction of the Bengaluru Palace, on a 45,000-square-foot widening area.
The Bangalore palace has just been reconditioned with Tudor styled interior architecture and It is a one of ancient monument for Namma Bengaluru City. The lower floor of the palace has an open patio, with striking carvings on granite stone.
The stone carvings have blue tubes on their outer surface and look awesome at dark. A wide hall where the king used to hold meetings (Darbar) is seen on the upper floor. Gorgeously decorated paintings of Greek, Dutch and famous artist Raja Ravi Varma enriched the beauty of walls of the palace.
Bangalore Palace Entry Fee –
- 210 Rs for Indians
- 450 Rs for Foreigners
Bangalore Palace Timings –
Visitors are allowed to stopover at palace from 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM on all days of the week.
Bangalore Palace Address and Location –
Palace is located at Palace Road, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka- 560052
Contact Number: 080 2331 5789
Bangalore Palace Ground:
The massive ground adjoining the Bengaluru palace once used to be used for holding public occasions counting music concerts. Many famous international artists have performed in the palace ground.
But today, due to the legal combat between the government and the Mysore Royal family, there is a restriction for holding commercial activities. However, many private companies, which are controlled by the Mysore royal family run wedding ceremonies on the Bengaluru palace grounds.