Spread over a sprawling campus 454 acres Bangalore Palace is pride of Bangalore located within the city. Bangalore palace originally built by Rev. Garrett, the first principal of the Central High School has a floor area of 45,000 sq ft!! The interiors of the palace is decorated with elegant wood carvings, floral motifs, cornices and paintings on the ceiling.
The Bangalore Palace stands between Sadashivanagar and Jayamahal. The exquisite building has 35 rooms most of which are bed rooms. The walls bear exquisite paintings, including those by Raja Ravi Varma. There’s a gallery of nearly a thousand historical photos, including those of viceroys, maharajas and other famous personalities. Another attraction is a dining table belonging to the Diwan of Mysore, Sir Mirza Ismail.
Bangalore Palace Visiting Hours
10 AM to 6 PM (Sunday Holiday).
Fun World - Bangalore Palace
Fun World is an amusement Park tucked into Palace Grounds surrounding the Bangalore palace. Fun World within the palace grounds in Bangalore Palace is an exciting world of indoor games. Fun World brings together a band of 36 amusement rides. They offer some great rides like the frisbee and roller coasters. Fun world also has a world class bowling alley and has 99 different video stimulator games for video game buffs.
Bangalore Palace Audio Tour
Bangalore Palace has now launched an audio guide instead of the traditional tour guides. It is a boon for foreign tourists, now the tourist could also decide on the spots of interest. The audio tour has been launched in seven languages.
Bangalore Palace - Palace Grounds
The sprawling grounds surrounding the palace is used for holding public events including music concerts. Many international artists have performed in the grounds. Iron Maiden's performance in 2007 was a historic gig named Eddfest. The concert was the largest paid concert ever to take place in India with an estimated 38,000 people in attendance.