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About Mysore Palace, Mysore

Imposing and grand, the home of the Wodeyar Royal Family is nearly as impressive as the Taj Mahal. It also has much more to offer. The palace is a eclectic mix of Muslim, Rajput, Hindu and Gothic architecture styles. There are four main rooms; the Ambavilasa (for private audience with the King), the Doll Pavilion, the Kalyana Mantapa (the marriage hall) and the Diwaan-e-Aam (the Public Audience Chamber). In these rooms you’ll find ornately gilded columns, stained glass ceilings, decorative steel grills, chandeliers with fine floral motifs, traditional dolls, Indian and European sculpturing. Some of these were made in England and Scotand before being brogut here. Rememebre to check out the three temples outside the palace, dedicated to the Lords Shiva and Vishnu and an avatar of Vishnu.

Though it’s impressive enough in the day, the palace is magnificent during the autumn festival of Dusserah, when it’s lit up, and prominent Indian artists perform in front of it. The Palace is also illuminated on Sunday evenings and other public holidays from 7:00p.m – 7:45p.m.

Mysore Palace is one of the prime historical attractions of Mysore. Missing a visit here is definitely not done. Mysore Palace ticket prices are inexpensive in comparison to the kind of aesthetic experience that it does offer. A visit to this place will be much better if you buy tickets for Mysore Palace tours and get an insider’s perspective of this attraction. Tickets for Mysore Palace assure you a smooth entry into the history of this place. Mysore Palace Tickets will render an ultimate experience to be cherished for lifetime.

Mysore Palace Information

  • Photography is not allowed inside the palace, only on the palace grounds.
  • Footwear is not allowed inside the palace.
  • Be careful of elephant and camel litter on the palace grounds.
  • It’s usually crowded in here.
  • Keep a tight hold on your ticket. You’ll be asked for it repeatedly, and if you don’t have it, you’ll have to purchase  another.
  • Restrooms are filthy.
  • Bring a pair of thick, disposable socks; you wouddn’t want to walk on the sun heated flagstones.
  • Carry some ID.
  • The outside is much more impressive than the inside.

Mysore Palace Tickets Prices

  • INR 40; Tickets for children (7-12) INR 25; Ticket prices for foreigners: INR 200.

How To Get To Mysore Palace by Public Transport

  • Gramantara Bus Stand
  • City bus Stand
  • Lakshmi Theatre Bus Stand

Restaurants Near Mysore Palace

  • Aramanae Cafe
  • Hotel Guruprasad
  • Doino’s Pizza 

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Address: Balaram Gate Road, Near Kote Anjaneya Swamy, Nazarabad, Mysore, Karnataka 570001

Phone: 0821-2421521

Ticket Price: 40 INR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

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  • This is the Palace of Ruler of Mysore their residence place. The architectural style of domes, arch, rooms are awesome. This place is surrounded by large garden. Only one time visit this place is for. Not liked much as all are modern amenities. You will find it more like 5 start hotel. At some part they have tried to retain the older architecture but not easily visible as you will overlook by new modern days architecture. There is entrance ticket also for this. No video or photography is allowed inside. It is strictly prohibited. You need to remove your shoes for visiting this Palace. Timing are 10.00am to 5.30Pm

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  • Beautiful palace.. a good vast area of land has been kept separated around the palace. There are more temples also surrounding the palace. Mysore has been fully decorated with lights during dasara time. You need to see the palace decorated with lights and it will be awesome. There will be a classical dance program also during this time.

  • Mysore Palace is a must see place. I had seen the palace in 1978 while studying in St. Philomena's college. After ~39 years, have revisited the Palace and enjoyed the visit with my family. The palace is maintained well and the entry fee is very reasonable.

  • It's historic and still so beautiful. It's very well maintained. The evening view is simply amazing when the whole building including the gates lit up. The entry fee is very reasonable. No cameras allowed inside the building. Inside the building you will get to know lot of history of the Mysore kings. The palace is iconic and is one of the face of Karnataka.

  • A beautiful place. A visit during holidays wont help you enjoy the beauty of this place as it will be crowded. Police and security personnel are not at all helpful nor are they serious about their duties. There is only one entrance with only one metal detector. Visitors will have to scramble through this single entrance. No queue system is followed. You can see police men and women near the entrance and baggage scanners. But none of them would take it as a serious job. There is a footwear counter near the palace entrance which is another eyesore. Visitors will have to struggle to keep the footwear safe there.

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