Tippu sultan’s summer palace


Tipu Sultan’s summer Palace is located in Bangalore, India. Hyder Ali initiated the construction of the fort and it was completed by Tipu sultan after his death. The completion of the Palace was in the year 1791.
The Palace is built with teak wood, stone, mortar, plaster and the palace is designed in Indo- Islamic architecture. The Summer Palace is one of the popular Islamic buildings and an important landmark in Bangalore. The front area of the Palace has beautiful gardens which are maintained by horticulture department. The ground floor is converted in to museum in which the artifices and paintings of Tipu Sultan’s ruling time is displayed. The Summer Palace was opened for the public in year 2005.The Tipu Sultan’s summer palace is maintained by the government of Karnataka.
The Palace was used as a summer retreat by the Sultan. He used to call it has “Ras-e-Jannath” which means “Envy of heaven”. It is a must see destination if you are on a trip to Bangalore. The visiting hours is between 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.