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Mysore Palace


The Mysore Palace (1912): It was built in 1912, at a cost of nearly Rs. 41.50 lakhs in the Indo-Saracenic style, a combination of Hindu and Saracenic features. The construction of the new palace was started in 1897, after the old wooden palace was caught in an accidental fire. Henry Irwin was the architect and E.W. Fritchley worked as Consulting Ëngineer. The Mysore Palace consists of the Dolls pavilion (Bombe thotti), the Kalyana Mantapa, the Amba Vilas Durbar Hall and other places with slender columns, stained glass pavilion, fine carvings, sculptures etc, that exhibit a superb artistic excellence.

Cost : Rs. 41.47 Lakh in 1912. Lenght : About 245 feet | Breadth : About 156 feet. Gold-plated dome : About 145 feet from the ground.

The Palace has four entrances. Main entrance is called “Jaya Maarthaanda” to the east, “Jayarama” to the North, ”Balarama” to the South and “Varaha” to the west.


Timings, Entrance Fee and Contact

Timings : 10 AM to 5:30 PM, all the days.

Entrance Fee

Adults Rs. 40

Children below 10 years : Free Entrance

Children between 10 – 18 Years : Rs. 20

Educational Tour : (Letter from School Management) Rs. 10

  • Free Camera Custody Counter
  • Free Wheel Chair Facility
  • Free Drinking Water Facility
  • Free Toilet Facility
  • Free Stand for Footwears
  • Battery Operated Vehicle
  • Govt approved Guides to provide information to Tourists inside Mysore Palace

Special Illumination for Dasara: 7.00 pm to 9.30 pm all the days during the festivities.

Phone:0821-2421 051.


Tourists are not allowed to take photographs inside the palace.

Audio Kit available at Mysore Palace in the following languages :

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • French


Distance From

  • Sub Urban Bus Stand : 2.3 Km
  • Railway Station : 4 Km
  • Airport : 10 Km

Travelling From – City Bus Route Nos

  • City Bus Stand : 119,116,110,201,178
  • Railway Station : From-Railway Station–>>>>To City Bus Stand {119,116,266,,95D,129,123,118,120}

From City Bus Stand to Palace

  • {119,130,116,266,135,95D,253,129,123,118,120,260}
  • {119,130,116,266,135,95D,253,129,123,118,120,260}
  • Airport : 401->Rural Bus Stand- { 178,313 }->City Bus Stand – { 119,116,110,201,178}