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Stalking the tiger of Mysore- a Bangalore walk

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Stop At: KR Market, Near Avenue Road-Mysore Road junction, Bengaluru 560002 India

We start the walk at Bangalore's largest wholesale market. Guests will experience a sensorial extravaganza with the market's myriad smells, colors and sounds

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Bangalore Fort, Krishna Rajendra Rd, New Tharagupet, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560002, India

We will visit Bangalore Fort. Built-in 1537 by Kempe Gowda the founder of Bangalore as a mud fort, it was reinforced with stone by Tipu’s father Hyder Ali in 1761. We will talk about how the fort played a role in the Anglo Mysore wars between Tipu and the British forces led by the legendary Lord Cornwallis.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kote Venkataramana Temple, Krishnarajendra Road, Bengaluru India

We visit the magnificent Kote Venkataraman Temple. Built in the 17th century this temple follows an archietcure style which is a fusion of Dravidian and Vijayanagar elements. This temple provided the setting for the treasure hunt in the book Riddle of the Seventh Stone.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market, Allbert Victor Road Chamrajpet, Bengaluru 560018 India

The Summer Palace of Tipu is a fascinating structure with teak pillars and frescoes. The Palace captures key milestones in Tipu’s life including his early life, economic and social reforms undertaken by him, his victories and eventual defeat as well.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Tipu Sultan's Armoury, Kalasipalam New Exte, City Market, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560002, India

We will stop at the 200-year-old armory. This is where Tipu used to store his weapons for this many battles with the British.

Duration: 30 minutes
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Departure Point
Chickpet, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from all hotels in Bangalore city except Whitefield, Electronic city and Airport area
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
3h
Return Details
Tipu Sultan's Armoury, Kalasipalam New Exte, City Market, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560002, India
Inclusions
  • Snacks
  • Entrance charges
  • Tour will be led by a Cultural evangelist
  • Entry/Admission - KR Market
  • Entry/Admission - Bangalore Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Kote Venkataramana Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market
  • Entry/Admission - Tipu Sultan's Armoury
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

Everything was great. The guide, Satish, was really polite and explained everything well, his english was also really good, and in the end he even gave me directions on how to get to other touristic place. The places we visited were amazing: the botanic garden,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Agustín L
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