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- Address: Balaram Gate Road, Near Kote Anjaneya Swamy, Nazarabad, Mysore, Karnataka 570001, India
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
- Phone: 0821-2421521
- Ticket Price: 40 INR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Family And Kids, Architecture
Mysore Palace - Review
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 Ticket Prices
- INR 40; Tickets for children (7-12) INR 25; Ticket prices for foreigners: INR 200.
How To reach 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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Things to Know Before Visiting Mysore Palace
95% of people who visit Mysore include Mysore Palace in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
77.12% of people start their Mysore Palace visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Mysore Palace
90.42% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mysore Palace
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Mysore Palace, Mysore Reviews
An absolutely amazing place to visit when in Mysore. It is almost mandatory to visit the place! The palace is breathtaking, especially when the lights are on in the evening! You can never get enough of this place. The temples are historic, the history of the palace and it's occupants, the royal family is so very well documented. Every one who visits Mysore should visit the place. The security staff play beautiful songs on instruments in the evenings which are a treat for the eye and gives a feeling of royalty! Must ensure that cleanliness is maintained at all times.
It was one of the places one should go once in their lifetime. At night the lights of palace are on from Around 7 to 8 and the best part of it. Go with a good cam so that due to flash pics can be good. In the morning time u can even go inside the palace and watch all the things displayed there from the king's era. In afternoon and morning time one can see the garden also. On Sunday Eve people go their with their kids n enjoy weather, do picnic and come back with good feeling. So go there and enjoy the beauty.
Great Indian heritage with beauty outside and inside. Palace has its own beauty.. in day light it shines with dignity and at night it glows like a crown. This palace has a museum also where you can see old heritage and can easily relate them with the royal lifestyle of that time. Photos clicked there has its own power.. you will love getting clicked there.
The main palace in the city of Mysore. Need about an hour or two for a full walk through, longer with a guide. The residential wing has separate entry fee and access. You need to leave your footwear outside in convenient collection area for a minimal fee (not included in entry fee) to enter the palace. Cameras are not allowed (can be deposited in the collection area for a small fee and collected before closing time) however cell phone photography is not limited. Beautiful architecture, carved ceilings, ceremonial howdah, paintings, glass and silver chairs and other royal collections are on display.
It's one of the beautiful place to hang out in Mysore. Mysore palace is a wonderful historical structure. By paying 50rs , you can get the inside glimpse of palace. There are temples as well which you can visit. Mind you , as you will be amazed to see the entrance doors of these temples. Yeah they have large doors. But very few people visit the temples. Best time to visit during Saturday or Sunday during 6-7.30pm when palace will be glowing and also music will be played by police men in front of the palace. Overall nice place to spend time either alone, as a couple or with a family.