Mysore Palace

The Mysore palace is the major attraction for visitors. Don’t miss the Palace at Mysore, for all roads lead to the Maharaja’s Palace. It is built in Indo – Saracenic style with beautiful domes, arches, turrets and colonnades. It is the heaven of exquisite carvings and works of art from all over the world. You can’t miss the luxuriously furnished rooms. The majestic Durbar Hall has an ornate ceiling and many sculpted pillars. See the magnificent jewel studded golden throne, the pride of the Wodeyars and the symbol of their sovereignty. It is displayed only during the Dasara. Mysore palace is built in indo – Saracenic style. Mysore was capital and administrative center of Wodeyars. Durbar Hall “Diwan-e-Khas” and personal durbar hall are of major attractions in the palace. There are paintings of Raja Ravivarma, Siddalinga Swamy and K. Venkatappa on both sides of the walls. One of the attractions during dasara festival is the Throne” which is kept for public viewing only for 9 days in a year!. “Golden Also the Howdah or used in the elephant parade in dasara festival is “AMBAARI” which is attractive and eyecatching. This Howdah weighs approximately 715 KGs. The Palace, illuminated on Sundays and Public Holidays, presents a spectacle of breathtaking beauty.