A place of polished tech parks, microbreweries the city Bangalore also inherits many historical places and palaces that attracts tourist all over the year. If you want to cherish the classic royal charm of Bangalore you should visit Bangalore Palace and mesmerize yourself in the scenic and historic beauty of this iconic monument. This place should be in your list of travel places in Bangalore and get a car rental Bangalore to visit this amazing destination.
The Bangalore Palace is located at Vasanth Nagar in Bangalore and the timing is from 10 am to 5:30 pm, you need to visit the place at this time. There will be an entry fee which is Rs 230 for Indians and Rs 460 for foreigners, and if you want to take your camera with you there will be an extra charge of Rs 685, for the video camera, there will be a charge of Rs 1485 and for mobile(with camera) there will be a charge Rs 285. Now, this palace belongs to the ownership of the Mysore Royal Family. You just required 2 to 3 hours to complete visit this royal palace.
Little History of Bangalore Palace : The land was originally owned by Reverend J Garrett who was the principal of Bangalore Central High School. The land was purchased by British guardians of Maharaja Chamarajendra Wadiyar X, who was a minor then, for a living place to complete his administrative training. John Cameron did the landscaping of the palace and the construction started in the year 1874 and ended in 1878.
Things to see in Bangalore Palace : The inner beauty and attraction of the architectures are the obvious things to see, you should see the palace interiors which are mainly made of woods, durbar hall, and the Ballroom. The palace ground, sprawling open area, the fun world which is situated within the palace ground is an amusement park.
If you love old palaces monuments then this palace should provide you the attraction that you seek, if you are not an old palace lover then also this palace is a great place to visit. This place attracts tourists all time over the year.
If you are in Bangalore hire any online cab booking service and go to this palace, if you are coming via Air then this palace is around 30 kms from the airport, and Bangalore City railway station is just 4 Km from this palace.