Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), Mysuru (Mysore)

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Topped by colorful domes and accented with countless spires, balconies, and towers, Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas) allows you to see a real royal residence up close. One of the more popular palaces to visit in the nation, the site boasts a collection of arms and armory. Once inside, you'll marvel at the lavish decorations of stained glass and bright colors, the brainchild of an English architect who rebuilt the palace in 1912. Galleries with vaulted ceilings contain artwork dating back to the days of the British Empire in India. Keep in mind that you cannot take photographs inside and will need to store your camera in one of the provided lockers before you enter. Arrange to visit Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas) and other attractions in Mysuru (Mysore) using our Mysuru (Mysore) itinerary builder.
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  • As an international tourist I wouldn't bother. People are rude, you get shoved out of the way and have to que for shoe lockers for at least 30 min. The palace is run down and there are much nicer plac...  more »
  • I really enjoyed visiting the Mysuru Palace. The architecture and views are excellent. Must visit destination in Mysuru  more »
  • A beautiful place in the heart of the city and convenient to all the visitors and it is the feather of Mysore city  more »
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  • Amazing palace. Well maintained. One can spend hours watching the architecture in the building. Elephants and camel rides are available along with battery operated vehicles for touring the whole complex. We went during day time but many travelers suggested to visit this monument during night when the palace is lit up with thousands of light bulbs (only on Sundays and Holidays).
  • Amazing Architecture., but not too classical one. We can feel the presence of history even today. The Ground view from the Palace is awesome. Temples are unique with divine ergonomics. Also Enjoyed the elephant ride and camel ride, available beside the palace.
  • Overwhelmed and taken over by the beauty of this structure. My visit was on a Sunday evening, got a glimpse of the beautiful palace with 2 lakh bulbs glowing which enriched its beauty. To be specific palace will be lit up with the bulbs from 7 PM to 7.30 PM on Sundays. The aura is magical !! With people from all over the world gathering to see the beautiful palace. Breezy evening, beautiful view, unforgettable experience !!!! 💡💡💡💡🎉🌌❤ Memories made 🙏
  • Had a great evening. But do remember the last entry time is 5-30 pm.. we were lucky enugh to be inside by 5-15. Thought would get bored by all historic stuff.. but trust me when u are inside you will feel a whole new world take over you. The fort is surrounded by good amount of green patch. You will love the cool breeze flowing.. Overall had a great experience..
  • Awesome place.This the great architecture of that times. This palace really dominates the palaces of god's! But, if u want to visit Mysore palace, visit on Sunday only. Because the management of this palace turns on lights only Sunday. Entrance fee for one is really affordable. I really like this place. I enjoyed a lot over here.