King of Palace-Mysore-Karnataka

Posted By Puviarasan on February 11, 2016 at 9:32pm | Asia, India, Karnataka

King of Palace-Mysore-Karnataka

The Palace of Mysore is a historical palace in the city of Mysore in Karnataka, southern India

Mysore Palace

Mysore_Palace

 The Mysuru chieftains owed allegiance to the Vijayanagar kings and the Vijayanagar representative at Srirangapatna. Taking advantage of the fall of Vijayanagar kingdom in 1565 A.D.,  A courageous ruler, he successfully fought back the efforts of Bijapur Badsha to acquire Srirangapanta twice, fortified the Srirangapatna and Mysuru forts with arms and weapons, and began minting coins with his seals.

Features of the City

Mysore_Palace_main_gate

 

Public Durbar Hall

Visitors will first see imported French lamp stands in the corner representing Egyptian figurines, just before entering the Durbar Hall there is a life size statue of Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV. This plaster of Paris sculpture is the creation of B.Basavaiah, Palace artist, near him is the cut-out photograph of his favorite servant, Jamedar Peer Bait.

 

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Architecture

The palace has three entrances: the East Gate (the front gate, opened only during the Dasara and for VVIPs), the South Entrance (for public), and the West Entrance (usually opened only during the Dasara). In addition, there are numerous secret tunnels from the palace cellar leading to Srirangapatna, other palaces, and confidential areas.

Mysore_palace_galleryRoof_design

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE WEB SITE

www.mysorepalace.gov.in/.com

Have a happy vacation to mysorepalace.

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