Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace Bangalore Entry Fee
- 15 per person for Indians
- 200 per person for Foreign Tourists
- 25 for Still Camera
- 25 for Video Camera
Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace Bangalore Phone
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Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace Bangalore Address: Allbert Victor Road, Chamrajpet, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 560018, India
One of the most popular tourist spot of Bangalore, Tipu Sultan’s Palace has been captivating visitors since long. This palace, which used to be the summer retreat of Tipu Sultan was often called as the ‘Abode of Happiness’ and ‘Envy of Heaven’ by the constructor himself. It was Nawab Haider Ali Khan who started constructing this palace in the year of 1781. However, the construction was completed by Tipu Sultan in the year of 1791.
It also has a museum. The palace has various items on display which are associated to Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali. For example, Clothes of Tipu Sultan, his crown, Silver vessel which belonged to Hyder Ali, etc. have been showcased here.
Built with wood, stone, mortar and plaster, this palace has two stories. The front of the palace has huge wooden pillar with base of stones. The design of the palace does resemble Indo-Islamic style with arches and brackets painted in different color which further highlight the carvings done on them. The palace has been beautifully painted in various floral motifs and different colors. The captivating work on the walls and ceilings increase the beauty of palace all the more. The upper chambers of the palace can be accessed with four staircases. The rooms which are called as Zenana quarters are also equally beautiful. There is also a massive mausoleum which was built by Tipu Sultan for housing the tombs of his father Hyder Ali and himself.
The palace can be visited on all the days from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.