Mysore Aramane (Mysore Palace) Activities And Entry Charges And Timings
Mysore palace is one of the ravishing royal ancestry and architectural brilliance situated in Karnataka. The palace is popularly known as Amba Vilas Palace which was the royal mansion of Wadiyar dynasty. The Mysore Palace is located in the heart of Mysore which is in front of Chamundi Hills.
The Mysore Maharaja Palace can be accessed mainly through three entrance gates; the East, West and South gates. The East gate and West gate will only be opened during Dasara. Public entry is allowed over the South gate.
The brief history of Mysore palace point out that during the 14th century, the Mysore MaharajaYadurajaWadiyar built the Mysore Palace inside the Old Fort. It was then devastated and KrishnarajaWodeyar IV reconstructed in between 1897-1912. The public darbar hall wing was constructed by JayachamarajendraWadiya as he planned for the expansion of the palace.
What to see in Mysore Palace
The palace architecture includes a room which is used by the king known as Ambavilasa, a doll’s pavilion to emblazon the traditional dolls from 19th and 20th century, an octagonal shaped wedding hall which is known as the KalyanaMantapa and public darbar which is known as Diwan-e-aam. All these spectacular constructions attract tourists all around the globe.
What to do in Mysore Palace
The Mysore Palace is an absolute scenic beauty which blends the architectural brilliance and charm of nature. The place is perfect for outdoor photography and sight-seeing. The photography is prohibited inside the palace, but you can portrait the outside beauty without any restrictions.
The Mysore Maharaja Palace is bounded with twelve Hindu temples which include the famous God Lord Shiva temple, the ShwethaVarahaswamy temple, the Lakshmiramana temple and the Someshvara temple. These are the main attractions in the palace.
Mysore Palace timings
The Mysore Palace is open for the public from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM on every day. The palace is opened for local people and foreign tourists.
Mysore Palace entry fee
The ticket for entering Mysore palace is issued at the entrance of the palace from morning 10:00 to evening 5:30. The entry fee for an Indian adult is INR 40 and a foreign adult is INR 200. The entry fee for an Indian child from age 10-18 is INR 20.
Mysore Palace lighting timings
The Mysore Palace illumination is conducted on all national holidays and Sundays. There will be a laser lightshow on all the remaining days in between 7:00 PM to 7:45 PM.
The Mysore Palace is exactly located in SayyajiRao Road, Chamrajpura. The palace can be easily accessible from Airport, Railway station and Bus stand using autos, cabs and city buses. Only the palace management is authorized for all the facilities offered to the tourists. You can contact 0821-2421051 for further details.