Timings : 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Time Required : 2-3 hours
Entry Fee : Adults: ( Indian & Foreigners)INR 70
Children (between 10 and 18 years): INR 30
Students (Study Tour): INR 10
Parking: INR 40 (Car) %INR 20 (Two-wheeler)
An incredibly breathtaking example of Indo - Saracenic style of architecture, the Mysore Palace is a magnificent edifice located in Mysore in the state of Karnataka. Also known as the Amba Vilas Palace, it is the former palace of the royal family of Mysore and is still their official residence. Mysore Palace was built in the year 1912 for the 24th Ruler of the Wodeyar Dynasty and is counted amongst one of the biggest palaces in the country.
The construction of the Mysore Palace was orchestrated by the Maharaja Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV referred as "Rajarishi" (saintly king) by Mahatma Gandhi. It was then further expanded by his son and the last Maharaja of Mysore, Maharaja Jayachamaraja Wadiyar. The facade of the palace is a harmonious blend of Hindu, Muslim, Rajput and Gothic styles which imparts it a regal quality. With the Chamundi Hills towards its eastern side, the spectacle of the Mysore Palace is an enchanting sight to behold. Needless to say, it is the second most visited historical monument visited by both local and foreign tourists after the Taj Mahal. Presently located inside the Old Fort, Mysore Palace is renowned for its light & sound show and vibrant Dussehra celebrations.
|Language||Day and Time||Amount
(Inclusive of GST)
|Kannada||Monday to Wednesday (7:00 PM to 8:00 PM)
Saturday (8.15 PM to 9.15 PM)
|Adults: INR 70
Children: INR 30
|English||Thursday to Saturday (7:00 PM to 8:00 PM)||Adults: INR 90
Children: INR 40
The best time to visit the palace is around the time of Dussehra when the entire compound is beautifully decorated and lit, illuminated in a golden hue.
The palace is lit every Sunday and on all public holidays.
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