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Tipu Sultan's Palace

Tipu Sultan’s Palace was built in the late 18th century as a summer retreat for this former ruler of the kingdom of Mysore. Part of a larger complex which once made up the Bangalore Fort, the palace dates back to 1791 and is a superb example of ... 

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

Wonderful glimpse of the city. Our drive , Nagesh was pleasant and capable. Our tour guide, Vinay, was knowledgeable and informative. Enjoyed the botanical gardens, Tipu Sultan's palace, Bangalore Fort and Bangalore Palace. It was a government holiday, so we were only able to view the Vidhana Soudha building from outside. Instead we stopped at Bull Temple and a silk shop. Great day, I would highly recommend this tour.

Doing what: Best Private Tour: Bangalore City Tour Including Bangalore Palace and Vidhana Soudha

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

Great day! Our driver, Raghu, was pleasant, capable and informative. We had several hours with him on our drive from Bangalore to Mysore. He pointed out things if interest along the way, the drive was very enjoyable and informative. Our tour guide, also named Raghu, was knowledgeable, informative and funny. Mysore Palace was breathtaking! The palace alone could be an all day adventure. We enjoyed the architecture and art at both Mysore Palace and Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace. Very long but enjoyable day. If time permits, take two days to see Mysore and surrounding areas.

Doing what: Private Tour: Mysore Palace and Srirangapatna Day Trip from Bangalore

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

Great tour, especially if you're pressed for time. A leisurely ~4-5 hours with knowledgeable tour guides.

Doing what: Best Private Tour: Palaces of Bangalore

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

It was interesting to see this city and the tour was excellent

Doing what: Best Private Tour: Bangalore City Tour Including Bangalore Palace and Vidhana Soudha

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

excellent guide I had and made me feel the history of the place.He was so neat in telling me in details about this place.

Doing what: Private Tour: Mysore Palace and Srirangapatna Day Trip from Bangalore

egrammar
United States of America

4 star rating: Recommended
June 2015

Great full day tour to these impressive historic sites. Tour guide and driver were very accommodating to my request not to shop - thank you very much! Both were well versed in not only the historic buildings and culture but to the plants, trees and other natural sites.

Doing what: Private Tour: Mysore Palace and Srirangapatna Day Trip from Bangalore

3 star rating: Worth doing
December 2013

Worth doing if you are in a bind(as was my case). It's really very taxing to do that much driving in one day. I still had a very good day and the tour guide was very informative. It was my first proper trip in India and it was certainly an eye opener and the temples + palace was very interesting.
In relation to the price - once you get to India, the price was very expensive. The initial offering said from 100US but ended up being 350dollars- I was happy with that and I booked at very late notice.

Doing what: Private Tour: Mysore Palace and Srirangapatna Day Trip from Bangalore

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