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Address: Palace Road, Bengaluru, India
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+91 99450 74806
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Bangalore Palace was the private residence of the royal Wodeyar family....

The Bangalore Palace was the private residence of the royal Wodeyar family. Built to resemble Windsor Castle, this quirky palace is filled with an interesting and eclectic collection of art and paraphernalia from a bygone era. The palace grounds are a popular venue for rock concerts and other music events.

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A refreshingly interesting piece of architecture in India

A small palace with relatively expensive tickets. What makes up for it is that you are provided with audio guides. It doesn't feel like any other palace in India. In fact it... read more

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

A small palace with relatively expensive tickets. What makes up for it is that you are provided with audio guides. It doesn't feel like any other palace in India. In fact it doesn't feel like palace too just a lavish Scottish bungalow.

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Madurai, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is standing majestically in the Palace ground, situated nearby the Mekery Circle, Yeswanthapur at Bangalore. Further, it is nearer to the Windsionmanar, a famous Five Star Hotel and Golf club ground in north bangalore. It is build in medieval period in the regime of Britishers. Then it is in the hands of Maharaja of Mysore, Chamaraja Wodeyar, till today.... More 

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San Jose, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is not a lot to see in Bangalore when it comes to tourist sites, but the Palace is worth a trip if you have time. That said, if you have seen a lot of castles in Europe or other parts of the world prepare to be underwhelmed. The highlight is the recorded tour that gives you some interesting history... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Bangalore Palace is a really nice place to visit if you are history enthusiast otherwise you might just be interested in the garden outside the palace and the exterior of the Palace. One does get to know about the various places inside the Palace like the rooms used by the Kings. The interiors of the Palace. For example the... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best of the best place to visit in Bangalore, its just wow! I just love this place its just amazing!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Palace is not that big and difficult to find it also there is no much to see there, dont waste you time, cost 460 Rp for non- Indian.

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bangalore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place, well maintained and clean premises However i felt its more of a modern day bungalow without any touch of history. No match for the Mysore palace

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can get an entry into the palace it is interesting. The outside looks are great. It is like any other palace but not comparable to palaces at Mysore & Jaipur.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very small, out side looks much better than yhe inside, audio guide is included with ticket(Rs-230/- for Indian citizen), Inside is good but not great, At day time a few places are dark and lights were off. Most of the areas are restricted for visitors. Now the place is mostly used for wedding and other reception parties and they are... More 

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Full of greenery nice to walk around and take the taste of kings crearion and the gardens beauty, stress releasing place and get to know a lot.

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