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“Waste of time and effort!”

Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market
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US$40.00*
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Private Full-Day City Tour of Bangalore
Ranked #52 of 345 things to do in Bengaluru
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: One of Bangalore’s busiest markets, the KR market, hides this surprise: an elegant palace built by Tipu Sultan, with teak pillars and frescoes. Though incomparable to the more famous Tipu Sultan’s palace at Mysore, this is one of the relatively unknown monuments of Bangalore. Visit this palace along with the ruins of the fort nearby. Also nearby are a temple and a mosque.
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

Decided to visit Tipu Sultan's summer palace after reading reviews in TripAdvisor. Generally tripadvisor always helped me to explore the best attractions in the cities wherever I go, but this time it went terribly wrong.

Guys! there is no parking for two or four wheeler at Tipu's palace. So, if you are using your own vehicle to visit the palace, you might need to park the vehicle way far from the place.

The palace is so small that it put us on doubt if Tipu Sultan really used to come here during summer time. Only three small rooms(really feel sad to call those as rooms) are there with few informative pictures hanging in the wall. Upper floor is completely made of wood but couldn't find even a small reason not to compare with simple village wooden huts.

2  Thank milandas
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

I visited this palace with family and found that this tourist attraction palace is not in good shape and maintenance is not up to mark compared to other attraction places. I request management to take care for this historical and cherishable palace so that tourists can be happy and enjoy their trip there.

2  Thank p7mir
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

This place is a must visit. Its one of the best architectures around. The entire view is just superb. Lots to see. Also there is plenty of other entertainment stuffs like elephant and horse riding and is ideal for kids.

1  Thank JoyalJohnPeter
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Reviewed 22 March 2014

The palace is entirely built in wood and is maintained really well. The garden in front complements the structure well. The better time to visit could probably in the early evenings, as the light would fall on the front face of the palace.

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Reviewed 11 March 2014

This impressive building is well worth a visit. It gives some insight into the reign of the Sultan and shows how and where he spent time. Both the palace and grounds are well maintained and peaceful.

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