Private Tour: Palaces of Bangalore7 reviews
After pickup by a private air-conditioned vehicle at your hotel in Bangalore city in the morning, leave for the nearby Tipu Sultan's Palace as a replica of the Daria Daulat Palace of Srirangapatnam and then go to one of the most popular attractions in India - Bangalore Palace, featuring magnificent architecture and interior design. Also stop by the spectacular Bangalore Fort (also known as Kempegowda Fort) and learn about the historical significance of this 16th-century defense, originally made of mud brick. Your friendly, knowledgeable private guide will take good care of you and your family by providing undivided attention and illuminating commentary throughout the journey.
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Stop At: Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market, Allbert Victor Road Chamrajpet, Bengaluru 560018 India
A two-story teakwood palace completed in 1791 by the sultan as a summer retreat. Adorned with pillars, arches and balconies, it resembles the Daria Daulat Palace in Srirangapatanam. In the palace museum, marvel at the clothing and crown of Tipu Sultan as well as silver vessels given by a general to Hyder Ali. Your guide will accompany you to Bangalore Palace, built by a Wodeyar king in the Tudor style. Ogle Gothic windows, foiled windows, battlements and turrets. Walk through picturesque gardens leading to the main entrance, and view exquisite floral motifs, cornices and relief paintings that decorate the elegant palace walls and ceilings. Then, head to the Bangalore Palace gallery to see historical photos and elegant carvings.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Bangalore Palace, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru 560052 India
Bangalore Fort, located opposite the city market in Bangalore. Initially constructed by Kempe Gowda – Bangalore’s founder – in 1537, the fort was rebuilt and expanded by Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan, the emperor of Mysore, in the 18th century. As you privately tour Bangalore Fort with your guide, hear anecdotes about its historical role in the sultan’s resistance to British rule. Admire the Islamic style of the gate's intricately carved arches, and glimpse the well-preserved 16th-century Ganapathi Temple within its courtyard, where Hindu devotees pay homage to Lord
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Bangalore Fort, Krishna Rajendra Rd, Bengaluru 560002 India
Learn about the historical significance of this 18th-century defense. Originally built in 1537 as a mud fort by the founder of Bangalore. Later it was replaced with a stone fort, but damaged during an Anglo-Mysore war in 1791. Nevertheless, Bangalore Fort still remains a good example of 18th-century military fortification.
Duration: 20 minutes
- Private tour by air-conditioned vehicle
- Pickup and drop-off at Bangalore city hotels
- Transport by private vehicle
- Bottled water
- Professional guide
- Admission to all attractions
- Entry/Admission - Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market
- Entry/Admission - Bangalore Palace
- Entry/Admission - Bangalore Fort
- Food and drinks
Traveler pickup is offered
Complimentary pickup and drop-off at Bangalore city hotels/homestays.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Booking Terms and Conditions
When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.
Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:
What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.
What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.
What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.
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