Bangalore Palace, Bangalore

Bangalore Palace

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    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Saturday: 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Public Holidays: 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM

Bangalore Palace is situated at the intersection of Sadashivanagar and Jayamahal. Modelled on the lines of Windsor Castle, the historical monument was built in 1887 by Chamaraja Wodeyar, depicting the Tudor-style architecture. Sprawling over 147,466 sq ft., the structure encompasses woodcarvings, parapets, lawns, towers and gardens.

The palace has a ballroom, which was used for organising private parties and assemblies during the king’s rule. Gallery of palace exhibits thousands of photos and paintings of famous personalities and rulers, like Diwan of Mysore and Sir Mirza Ismail. Visitors can also witness dining table that belonged to the royal rulers, Gothic windows, battlements and turrets in the palace.

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  • Very Good 22
  • Good 8
  • Average 0
  • Below Average 3
  • Poor 0
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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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Kamal Upadhyay

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  • Kamal Upadhyay
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 51 photos
  • 11 Reviews
  •  6 helpful votes
  •  619 readers
  • Posted 1 week ago
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Kamal Upadhyay

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  • Lives in Bangalore
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  •  6 helpful votes
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  • Posted 1 week ago
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Kamal Upadhyay

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  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 51 photos
  • 11 Reviews
  •  6 helpful votes
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  • Posted 1 week ago
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A K

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  • Lives in Mumbai
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  • 16 Reviews
  •  372 helpful votes
  •  7173 readers
  • Posted Dec 11, 2016
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Tracel Fernandez

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  • Tracel Fernandez
  • Lives in Bangalore
  •  42 helpful votes
  •  1 reader
  • Posted Aug 19, 2016
Overall Rating
5/7
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Md gayas uddin

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  •  3 helpful votes
  •  54 readers

"Mesmerizing day at Bangalore palace" new review

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
It's a Monday morning rather than going for regular work, I planned to visit Bangalore Palace, the visit started with an hour journey and then to the palace
They charged 240/- per person and will get audio guide as complimentary service.
The scenic view is the one which I can't forget.
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Kittu Sharma

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  • Lives in Mumbai
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  •  40 helpful votes
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"A heritage site and small time palace"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
I have been here to have quick look, let me tell you that you need to pay 230 for Indians for entrance with sound tape inclusive very small palace and not that many things to depict, but surroundings are in lush green and breath taking should be in must visit if you are in Bengaluru.
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Kittu Sharma

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  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 15 photos
  • 37 Reviews
  •  40 helpful votes
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"A heritage site and small time palace"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
I have been here to have quick look, let me tell you that you need to pay 230 for Indians for entrance with sound tape inclusive. Very small palace and not that many things to depict. But surroundings are lush green and breathtaking. Should be in must visit if you are in Bengaluru.
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Pooja Guru

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  •  32 helpful votes
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"A day well spent"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
I went there with a friend to see the summer house of the Mysore king.

To reach here is easy. Take an uber since it is in the heart of the city. Even if you do not want you need to buy an audio tour of 250 rs to this palace.

The beautiful corridors, Pictures of kings and generations.

Overall a good day spent there.
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Sreesha Divakaran

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  • Sreesha Divakaran
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 35 photos
  • 36 Reviews
  •  23 helpful votes
  •  17764 readers

"Good place to soak up some history"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Mar 15, 2017
We opted for the regular ticket (INR 230 for Indians, INR 460 for foreigners) which included the audio guide, but prohibited the use of cameras. There are numbers on little placards placed near points of interest, that correspond to the chapters on the audio guide. I've always loved history, so I liked listening to the guide while walking around the palace. The architecture is good.

It's a place for history buffs like me, but those who are not very keen may find the experience boring.
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Ann Antony

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  • Ann Antony
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  •  3 helpful votes
  •  488 readers

"Bangalore palace"

  • 3.0/7
  • Posted Oct 31, 2016
Myself and family were been to Bangalore palace today. Altogether it was just an average place.
The palace as such is beautifully architects resembling Windsor palace in Europe. But info it's very poorly maintained. Entrance fee of Rs. 230 was being charged. The whole corridor, steps everything is so dusty and not properly cleaned. Most of the rooms are locked.
It would surely be a place of interest if the concerned staff are well maintaining it.
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Suchna Dsouza

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  • Suchna Dsouza
  • 6 Reviews
  •  13 helpful votes
  •  3970 readers

"Nice facade but nothing much inside"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Jun 2, 2016
The facade is beautiful but as you enter it is not very interesting as there is not much to see. Can avoid going here. The palace is in the middle of large grounds but cars go right up to the entry gates so not a problem taking a cab here.
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  • 9 votes

Tina mangwani

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  • 4 Reviews
  •  6 helpful votes
  •  2090 readers

"Must see"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted May 24, 2016
Beautiful architecture, well-maintained property. It's a must see for tourist & locals, though my local friend haven't seen it in past 3 years they have been in Bangalore.

The audio guide provided at the entrance is a treat. Its available in many languages.

Commuting back can prove a hassle. All auto rickshaws seem to be agents of local Roopam Silk center. They charged only Rs 50/- for trip from Palace to MG road but with a mandatory stop over at Roopam silk.
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V abdul Jaleel

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  • 13 Reviews
  •  27 helpful votes
  •  17174 readers

"Interesting"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted May 12, 2016
It was very good and clean. They are providing audio instrument, for each number you press you will get a selected language details. It was very interesting.
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Biswajeet Mishra

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  • Biswajeet Mishra
  • Lives in Delhi
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  •  23 helpful votes
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"A real pleasure"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Apr 1, 2016
It is one of the historical place to visit if you ever travel to Bangalore then you should visit there as you can see how the construction was made by king and you can get real pleasure if you are a history and architecture lover.
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