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Bengaluru Palace is a former royal residence in Bengaluru, now a tourist attraction and events venue. Bengaluru Palace was built in 1878 as a residence for young Maharaja of Mysuru, Chamarajendra Wodeyar the 10th, who was undertaking studies in Bengaluru.
Key features of Bengaluru Palace
- Massive 454 acre campus
- Bengaluru Palace building spreads over one acre (45000 sq ft)
- 34 bedrooms and a swimming pool
- Fortified watch towers, turrets
- Elegant interiors with wooden carvings, paintings and motifs
- Well maintained exterior with green plants covering portion of the palace walls
- Wooden fan and imported artifacts
Bangalore Palace visiting time: Bengaluru Palace is open to visitors from 10 AM till 5.30 PM. Entry may be restricted on the days Bengaluru Palace is booked for private events.
Places to visit near Bangalore Palace: Cubbon Park (4.5 kms) and Sankey Tank (3.8 kms) are close to Bengaluru Palace.
How to reach Bangalore Palace:
Bengaluru Palace is 5.3 kms north of Bengaluru city centre (Majestic) and 33 kms from Bengaluru international airport. Bengaluru Cantonment is the nearest railway station (3 kms). Mantri Mall Malleshwaram is the closest metro (4 kms). Bengaluru Palace can be reached using public transport or taxi from all parts of Bengaluru.
Places to stay near Bangalore Palace: Windsor Manor Sheraton & Towers (2.2 kms from Bengaluru Palace), The Lalit Ashok Bengaluru (2.5 kms) are two luxury hotels in close proximity from Bengaluru Palace. More stay options are available in various parts of Bengaluru city.