Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace
Open Time : Mon-Sun – 8:30am–5:30pm
Entry : paid
Address : Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace, Tippu Sultan Palace Road, Chamrajpet, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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Why to visit Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace
The Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan is a magnificent example of Indo-Saracenic architecture. The two-story palace is supported by enormous wooden pillars with stone bases and was constructed entirely out of wood, teak, stone, mortar, and plaster.
Things to see at Tipu Sultan Summer Palace:
- The palace is among the most impressive works of art from antiquity and features beautiful frescoes, grand arches, jutting balconies, and bright themes.
- Before entering the palace, one can wander lazily across the balcony.
- As one wanders through the palace, they are sure to catch a peek of Tipu Sultan's regal way of life.
- In the fort complex, there is also a Ganpati Temple, and the gardens surrounding the palace are a great place to unwind.
Entrance timings: 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
Entrance fees: INR 5 (Indian Citizens); INR 100 (Foreign Tourists)
Time duration: 2-3 hours
Best time to visit: October to February
FAQ on Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace
How to reach Tipu Sultan Summer Palace?
Bangalore has excellent metro service. Majestic, which is located on both the purple and green lines, is the closest metro station to Tipu Sultan Palace. You can grab a local rickshaw after exiting the metro station. Only about 3 kilometres separate the station from the palace. As an alternative, calling a private taxi cab is the simplest but most expensive choice. The city's public buses, which are operated by the government, are another option for transportation.
Is photography permitted at Tipu Sultan Summer Palace?
Unless visitors have prior permission, photography is absolutely prohibited inside the palace.
What are the places to visit near Tipu Sultan Summer Palace?
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary (6 kms), Tipu Sultan’s summer palace (1 km), Ranganatha Temple (1 km), Nimishamba temple (3.4 kms) are some of the spots to visit near Tipu Sultan Summer Palace.
When is the best time to visit Tipu Sultan Summer Palace?
October to February is the best time to visit Tipu Sultan Summer Palace
On the grounds of the fort, there are restrooms that are pay-and-use. It is advised that visitors take post-paid, metered taxis to prevent the drivers from charging them more for the trip. There are accessible local guides.
By Rebecca Lal