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8 Most Beautiful Historical Places in Bangalore

Bangalore is popularly known as an IT hub, this is due to its corporate environment and good infrastructure which includes huge buildings, Malls, shopping streets, and a good metro line all over the city.

Besides these, some historical places in Bangalore are worth visiting, in this blog I’m going to list some historical places in Bangalore that you should visit while you are in Bangalore.

Historical Places In Bangalore/Palaces In Bangalore.

Below is a list of historical Places in Bangalore where most of the tourist visit check this out and visit them when your are in Bangalore.

Bangalore Fort

Bangalore Fort

Bangalore Fort is one the most famous Historical places in Bangalore, It was founded as a mud fort in the year 1537 by Kempe Gowda (the founder of Bangalore) it was converted into a stone fort in the year 1761 by Haider Ali.

When the British entered the city they destroyed the Fort what remains today are the ruins except for the historical Delhi gate. Yet it is still an attractive tourist place in the city.

Entry Fee: Rs 5/head for Indians and Rs 100/head for foreigners 

Timings: 8:30 Am to 5:00 Pm

Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace

Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace Palaces In Bangalore

The construction of this amazing summer palace was completed in the year 1791 by the Tipu sultan (Tiger of Mysore) the palace was constructed to be used as a summer palace for him.

You can witness Indo-Islamic architecture in Bangalore which has pillars, balconies, and carved arches.

As the palace has an Indo-Islamic style, you can also find the temple of Lord Ganesha there. This speaks about the religious tolerance of the Tipu Sultan.

Do not miss the art gallery in the fort which has hundreds of historical paintings and carvings. And makes this place one among of the best historical places in Bangalore.

Entry Fee: Rs 15/head for Indians and Rs 200/head for foreigners.

Timings: 8:30 Am to 5:30 Pm

Bangalore Palace

Bangalore Palace historical Places in Bangalore

Bangalore Palace was built in 1887 is spread over an area of 1 acre this palace is inspired by the Windsor Castle that is located in England. 

Bangalore Palace has Tudor and Scottish Gothic architecture with imposing towers, battlements Gothic-styled windows, and beautiful gardens. and makes this palace one of the best Historical places in Bangalore.

Now the palace is a place to host exhibitions and concerts, and open for the visitors.

Entry Fee: Rs 230/head for Indians and 460/head for foreigners.

Timings: 10:00 Am to 5:00 Pm

Mayo Hall

Mayo Hall Historical Palaces In Bangalore

Mayo Hall was constructed in the memory of the 4th Viceroy of India, Lord Mayo. This place has great architecture and gives a historic vibe and makes it a popular tourist attraction in the city.

Its chandeliers, Furniture, and stone arches are a visual treat and worth seeing, from Mayo Hall you can enjoy the panoramic views of some prominent sites of the city like Ulsoor Lake, Bangalore Race Course, and Parade Grounds. 

Entry Fee: Free

Timings: 10:00 Am to 5:00 Pm

Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall

Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall

Seshadri Iyer Memorial hall is one of the top historical places in Bangalore and the most loved one by history lovers in the city.

The building was built in 1915 in memory of the Dewan of Mysore, Sir K. Seshadri Iyer. The monument is a perfect example of European Architecture in the city.

Now the building has turned into State’s Central Library with 2,65,000 books approximately and receives huge numbers of guests all around the year.

Entry Fee: Free

Timings: 8:30 Am to 7:30 Pm

Devanahalli Fort

Devanahalli fort Historical Places In Bangalore

Devanahalli Fort is the birthplace of ‘The Tiger of Mysore’ Tipu Sultan. It was built in 1501 by Mallebyre Gowda spread on an area of 20 acres.

This fort has a reach history; it was captured by Dalawai in1747, and then again attacked by Marathas. Finally, it was taken over by Hyder Ali.

Fights and many battles have reduced the fort to ruins but visiting there is still worth it.

Entry Fee: Free

Timings: 7:00 Am to 8:30 Pm

Lal Bagh

Lalbagh Historical Palaces In Bangalore

Lal Bagh a beautiful Botanical garden in the center of the city also has its historical importance its date of origin goes back to the era of Hyder Ali in the year 1760.

This botanical garden is spread on an area of 40 acres and later extended to 240 acres by Tipu Sultan.

Lal Bagh got its name from red roses that are found in the garden, the garden has a wide range of flowers and an attractive glasshouse.

Entry Fee: Rs 20/head

Timings: 6:00 Am to 7:00 Pm

Attara Kacheri

Attara kacheri Palaces in Bangalore
Historical Places In Bangalore.

Attara Kacheri was built between 1864 and 1868 during the rule of Tipu Sultan, Initially, it was a house for various public offices, at present it is the high court of Karnataka. 

Attara Kacheri is designed in Gothic Architecture and appears stunning, and attracts tourist towards it. 

Unfortunately, it is closed to the public for tourism, so you have to settle at admiring it from outside.

Entry Fee: Entry not allowed

Timings: 10:00 Am to 5:00 Pm 

These are some of the eye-attractive historical places in Bangalore and palaces in Bangalore that you should visit. comment down below your favorite historical places in Bangalore.

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