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Mysore Palace (Also known as Amba Vilas Palace) is the most popular spot in Mysore’s attractions. The extensive Mysore Palace is located in the heart of Mysore city. The center of Mysore Palace is richly engraved with rosewood doors, obscure, ivory work on ceiling, marble collectibles, collections of multicolored caskets (a small ornamental box or chest for holding jewels, letters, or other valued objects) and architecturally breathtaking.

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Mysore sight seeing mysore palace

List of Heritage Buildings in Mysore (Part – 1)

Mysore sight-seeing –Mysore Palace

Mysore Palace (Also known as Amba Vilas Palace) is the most popular spot in

Mysore’s attractions. The extensive Mysore Palace is located in the heart of

Mysore city. The centre of Mysore Palace is richly engraved with rosewood

doors, obscure, ivory work on ceiling, marble collectibles, collections of

multicolour caskets (a small ornamental box or chest for holding jewels, letters,

or other valued objects) and architecturally breath-taking.

Palace structural design

Amba Vilas palace is basically three-storied stone structure with marble along

with 44 meter (145 ft.) central five storied structure tower. It is surrounded by a

large garden. Pink colored marble domes decorate the number of towers

organized in perfect equilibrium.


Mysore sight seeing mysore palace

Both Main entrance gate and arch embrace the pinnacle and fur of weapons of

the empire of Mysore, which exemplifies the kingdom’s slogan in Sanskrit saying

“never be terrified”

The palace has three gates:-

1.The East Gate – It remains in open during the Dasara and for Very Important personals.

2.The South Entrance – Public can use this entrance to enter into the palace.

3.The West Entrance – It remains in open during dasara festival.

The three-story stone building consisted of fine gray granite along with deep

pink marble domes. It has a frontage with several luxurious arches and two

smaller ones neighbouring the central arch, which is supported by tall pillars.

The innermost portion of the palace is a enormous courtyard unfasten to the

sky. Ahead of, there is the royal Marriage Hall which is a good number

overwhelming portion of the palace.

Above the central arch is a sculpture of Gajalakshmi, the goddess of wealth,

prosperity, good luck and abundance with her elephants. The ramparts along

the passages are decked with oil paintings of majestic themes. A congregation of

ceremonies and carnivals of the long-gone era is portrayed in these painting in

all its brightness and fine points.

Special events

During the season after summer and before winter, in the northern hemisphere

from September to November and in the southern hemisphere from March to

May, the palace is the venue for the famous festival called Dasara. The Mysore

Dasara is a 10-day festival Mysore Dasara is the “Nadahabba” or the State-

Festival of the State of Karnataka, also known as “Navaratri” (Nine-Nights), a 10-

day carnival, celebrated with extreme display and enjoyment in the city of

Mysore.

The Dasara merriment has a affluent olden times of more than 400 years.

During this 10 days carnival, the tranquil city changed into hub of merriment and

actions.

Facilities inside Mysore palace

1.Clean Environment

2.Braille Guide for Visually Challenged Tourists

3.Audio Kit Facility for Indians (Optional) and Foreign Visitors (Included in Entrance Fee)

4.Battery Operated Vehicle

5.Sound and Light Program regarding History of Mysuru Palace / Wodeyar Dynasty (Latest info

on Notice Board)


Mysore sight seeing mysore palace

6.Free Camera Custody Counter.

7.Free Cycle Facility for Tourists to cycle inside Palace to see the garden and temples

8.Free Umbrella Facility for Tourists to avoid rains or bright sun.

9.Free Wheel Chair Facility.

10.Free Drinking Water Facility

11.Free Toilet Facility

12.Free Stand for Footwear

13.Govt approved Guides to provide information to Tourists inside Mysuru Palace

14.Parking Facility for Vehicles

15.Post Card Photographs of Mysuru Palace for Sale

16.Hand Book regarding History of Mysuru Palace for Sale

17.Audio Kit available at Mysuru Palace in the following Languages

English

Hindi

Kannada

German

Italian

Japanese

French

Tickets for Mysuru Palace

Entrance Fee

For Adults Rs. 40

For Children below 10 years : Free Entrance

For Children between 10 – 18 Years : Rs. 20

Educational Tour : (Letter from School Management) Rs. 10

Free Camera Custody Counter

Free Wheel Chair Facility

Free Drinking Water Facility

Free Toilet Facility

Free Stand for Footwears

Battery Operated Vehicle

Govt approved Guides to provide information to Tourists inside Mysuru Palace

Mysuru Palace Office Contact Nos

1.Deputy Director Office +91 0821 2421 051 Fax +91 0821 243 4425

2.Palace Assistant Commissioner of Police +91 0821 2430 404

3.Electrical Sub Division +91 0821 2421 521

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