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Address: Palace Road, Bengaluru, India
Phone Number: +91 99450 74806
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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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Beautiful palace but only outside !

Nice style architecture specially from outside . But I thing inside has nothing special to see ! Nice surrounding.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice style architecture specially from outside . But I thing inside has nothing special to see ! Nice surrounding.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The palace looks like a mini castle in Europe. Apparently its based on Windsor Castle. The audio tour is extremely well managed and available in multiple languages. It provides great insight into the lives of the ruling family and the architecture of the region.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Keep ample time in hand when you plan to visit this place. It has enough to keep one engrossed for a couple of hours. While on a visit do remember to carry your ID card and definitely opt for the audio device or else you will be lost without understanding anything. Though they do ask for charges for camera if... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Quite small and appallingly run (join the ticket scrum wherever you like there's no attempt to keep order) this is certainly worth seeing. Good parking and the "castle" itself has quite a lot of artefacts on display. Upkeep coupld be better. Grounds were OK - former PM of India HK Dev Gowda was marrying off his grandson when we were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Never before seen architecture in India. Didn't expected that you have this type of castle in India.

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Madhya Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Banglore palace structure encompasses woodcarvings, parapets,lawns,towers and gardens.Gallery of palace exhibits thousands of photos and paintings of famous painters.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bangalore is a place in which u will get N number of fun. It is a place where u see different people belong to different culture. I have been to bangalore for the last 2 tear. I have good experience over here

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Bengaluru, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you dont have much option then you have to go for it otherwise nothing special. doesn't look like a place.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a stone palace somewhat quiet similar to Windsor castle. The palace is surrounded by a vast garden of various species of trees. The palace holds unique about 30000 paintings. Visit for- Paintings in the palace, history of the palace and its association with Bengaluru.Ticket cost for Indian tourist is approx 250 rs.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, you would be lured to see the Palace of Bangalore. I mean why not, at least once? It belongs to the city. Well, we liked the exterior part more. Built just like castle. But more than history, it reflected a commercial place. There were some wedding arrangements in process. The entry ticket is little steeper. And double for the... More 

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