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The Palace of Mysore is a historical palace in the city of Mysore in Karnataka, southern India. It was the official residence and seat of the Wodeyars the Maharajas of Mysore, the royal family of Mysore, who ruled the princely state from 1399 to 1950. The palace houses two durbar halls (ceremonial meeting halls of the royal court) and incorporates a mesmerizing and gigantic array of courtyards, gardens, and buildings. The palace is in the central region of inner Mysore, facing the Chamundi Hills eastward.

Mysore is commonly described as the City of Palaces. There are about seven palaces inclusive of this; however, Mysore Palace refers specifically to the one within the Old Fort. Built by the Maharaja Rajarshi His Highness Krishnarajendra Wadiyar IV, Mysore Palace is now one of the most famous tourist attractions in India, after the Taj Mahal, and has more than 6 million visitors annually.The architectural style domes of the palace is commonly described as Indo-Saracenic and blends Hindu, Muslim, Rajput, and Gothic styles. It is a three-story stone structure with marble domes and a 145 ft five-story tower. The palace is surrounded by a large garden.~ wiki

Picture showing the southern(visitor entry side) and eastern side of the Palace, taken on 31.01.2016.

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  • Copyright: Ranjan Majumdar (rmajum) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 113 W: 22 N: 251] (1207)
  • Genre: 地方
  • Medium: 彩色
  • Date Taken: 2016-01-31
  • Categories: 建築
  • Photo Version:Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2016-05-18 10:03
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