Bengaluru Palace, Bengaluru

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  • Address: Near Mount Carmel Institute of Management, Palace Road, Vasant Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka 560052, Bengaluru, India
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-8023360818
  • Ticket Price: 225 INR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Family And Kids, Architecture
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About Bengaluru Palace, Bengaluru

Built by Rev. Garrett, the first Principal of the Central High School in Bengaluru, it was bought by Chamarajendra Wodeyar in the year 1873. Built in Tudor-style architecture, it is adorned with magnificent woodcarvings. The palace holds resemblance to the medieval castles that were built in Normandy and England. Once surrounded by beautiful gardens, the palace has now not what it used to be. But, it still succeeds in attracting tourists. Gothic windows, Fortified towers, Battlements and Turrets lend a great degree of magnificence to the Bengaluru Palace. Mainly constructed of wood, it features splendid carvings and paintings.

Once the residence of the Wodeyars, it now serves as the venue for various concerts, exhibitions and cultural programs held in the city. The palace has a massive open square courtyard with granite seats (decorated with fluorescent blue ceramic tiles), a ballroom, The Durbar Hall along with a number of paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, a dining table of the Diwan of Mysore, Sir Mirza Ismail, A Chair to weigh Jockeys and Coat Of Arms among the others.

Immerse yourself in the experience of being in a medieval looking architecture of the Bengaluru Palace by grabbing the Bengaluru Palace tickets. Tickets for Bengaluru Palace can be bought at the counter and while it is not a compulsion to buy tickets for Bengaluru Palace from the tickets section, we strictly recommend travelers to book tickets for Bengaluru Palace well in advance as it provides a complete experience along with a tour of other important landmarks and a professional guide on offer which is way good a deal given the Bengaluru Palace ticket prices. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Bengaluru itinerary 5 days.

Bengaluru Palace Ticket Prices

  • Entry Fee for Indians: Rs. 225 
  • Entry Fee for Foreigners:  Rs.450
  • Rs. 675: Still Camera, Rs. 100: Mobile Camera, Rs. 1,000: Cam-order

How To reach Bengaluru Palace by Public Transport

  • Public Buses
  • Auto rickshaws
  • Hire Taxi
  • Nearest Railway Station: Bangalore City Jn Train Station

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  • It's in Mysore, almost 4 hours from Bangalore...its a very huge palace which everyone must see in their life.It shows the ancient art even at that time their was 3D painting....every door n every inch of the palace is full of art it has fine sculpture. It shows our ancient art, taste of people of that era. It represents the pride of our nation India.Photography is strictly prohibited. So when you go never try to take photographs. It has huge punishment. Cameras are not allowed at all but we can carry mobiles. There are charges associated to visit it. It's a Lovely place which makes us feel like kings n queens.

  • Very well decorated place. We were lucky enough to see a Royal wedding taking place there.....the palace was so grand that I couldn't stop gazing it. I liked the staff who helped with the tickets and hearing gadgets issue. By paying around Rs. 250/person we got to see the palace along with description of each nook and corner of it through the headphones that were provided. There was ample space for parking and the area surrounding the palace was also huge. Kids can enjoy a lot as there was elephant decoration at the entrance.

  • One of the must visit places in Bangalore. The palace is magnificent and well maintained. First you need to buy a ticket on your left. For a single Indian it is ₹ 240. If you want to carry camera you have to pay extra. You can grab an audio guide free of cost by submitting any ID. The ID will be returned one you return the audio guide. The guide is great. You just have to key in the number displayed at various places and the guide explains to you what you are watching. It is configurable in different languages. The palace houses different royal halls, court rooms and rooms where the people of the royal family stayed. There are beautiful paintings and photographs hanging on the walls. Artifacts, fountains and pools explain the lifestyle of the royal family. It might take an hour or two to view the entire palace. There are clean rest rooms available for the visitors use. The palace also has a beautifully maintained garden in front of it where various private and public functions are organised.

  • The one of the best historic places in the Bangalore .the place provides free parking. Space and the place secures it's own calmness with a great historic value. The ticket price is 240 per person. The main palace has a superb architecture design which will easily attract you .it is also a great visiting place for foreigners.please take care of this restaurant

  • Ensure you have ID with you. Very impressive building particularly the exterior and the grounds. The audio tour commentary is very informative and free to use. The interior is full of interesting artifacts and fascinating stories. Well worth a visit for an hour or two

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