Stalking the tiger of Mysore- a Bangalore walk

Cultural & Theme Tours in Bengaluru (Bangalore)

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This tour is led by a cultural evangelist who will unravel Tipu Sultan's legend for you.The walk takes follows the footprints left by Tipu Sultan, the tiger of Mysore! We visit key places like the Summer Palace, Bangalore Fort and secret armory which influenced the history & geography of Bangalore and the entire region.The visit to the largest wholesale market of Bangalore with its myriad smells, colors and sounds will be a sensorial extravaganza!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: KR Market, Bengaluru, Bangalore District, KarnatakaWe start the walk at Bangalore's largest wholesale market. Guests will experience a sensorial extravaganza with the market's myriad smells, colors and sounds Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Bangalore FortWe will visit Bangalore Fort. Built-in 1537 by Kempe Gowda the founder of Bangalore as a mud fort, it was reinforced with stone by Tipu’s father Hyder Ali in 1761. We will talk about how the fort played a role in the Anglo Mysore wars between Tipu and the British forces led by the legendary Lord Cornwallis.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kote Venkataramana Temple, Bengaluru, Bangalore District, KarnatakaWe visit the magnificent Kote Venkataraman Temple. Built in the 17th century this temple follows an archietcure style which is a fusion of Dravidian and Vijayanagar elements. This temple provided the setting for the treasure hunt in the book Riddle of the Seventh Stone.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market, Bengaluru, Bangalore District, KarnatakaThe Summer Palace of Tipu is a fascinating structure with teak pillars and frescoes. The Palace captures key milestones in Tipu’s life including his early life, economic and social reforms undertaken by him, his victories and eventual defeat as well.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Tipu Sultan's ArmouryWe will stop at the 200-year-old armory. This is where Tipu used to store his weapons for this many battles with the British.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Snacks
  • Entrance charges
  • Tour will be led by a Cultural evangelist
  • Entry/Admission - KR Market
  • Entry/Admission - Bangalore Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Kote Venkataramana Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace - Bangalore KR Market
  • Entry/Admission - Tipu Sultan's Armoury

What’s not included