A silhouette of the Mysuru Palace, illuminated with ninety seven thousand light bulbs shimmering against an inky black night is one of the most unforgettable images of the city. Located in the heart of the city, it stands as a reminder of the splendor and affluence of its erstwhile rulers, the Maharajas of Mysuru. It was the pride of a kingdom, and is now a priceless national treasure!
The palace you see today is the fourth to occupy this site, each of the earlier ones succumbing to disaster and political upheaval down the centuries. Designed by British architect Henry Irwin[...]READ MORE