The Tipu Sultan Fort is a noticeable landmark of Bangalore, Karnataka and it portrays Islamic style of delicate architecture and design. The royal residence was built by Tipu Sultan and he called it as "Rash e Zannat" which implies "Envy of Heavens". This castle was utilised as a summer retreat by the Sultan and was created totally out of teak wood making a striking masterpiece of architecture. Islamic workmanship enhances the interior of the castle with engravings of, "Abode of Happiness" inscribed all over the place. The teak wood interiors make the people get intrigued to find more about history of Tiger of Mysore which Tipu was lovingly called. There are two stories in the castle with chambers and balconies and four little rooms and a huge lobby and impeccably cut wooden pillars. The murals and compositions on the walls portray the tales of royal valour and gallantry of the Sultan. Ganpati Temple situated in the complex of the Bangalore fort is worth a visit and the gardens encompassing the castle are gorgeous.
Bangalore Fort open at 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM -(Sunday Closed)
15 INR for Indians and 200 INR for foreigners