Tipu Sultan's Palace (Bangalore, India) Reviews
Description:The summer palace of Tipu Sultan in Bangalore, India.
Newest Review: ... Tiger' which is a large metal clock-work figure of a tiger (symbolising Tipu Sultan) mauling a figure dressed as a British soldier. On that first visit to Mysore we saw Tipu's summer palace in the town of Srirangapattana. It was one of my stand-out attractions from that tour and I wanted to see another of his palaces so when I realised that Bangalore had his 'summer palace' I wanted to see ... more
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by - written on 08/10/11, updated on 08/10/11 (Very useful, 67 readings)
In the days when the British were trying to stamp their mark on India, Tipu Sultan and his father Hyder Ali were thorns in their side. As other local leaders fell under the rule of the East India Company and the British army, Tipu Sultan fought back again and again, earning himself the nickname of the Tiger of Mysore. He wasn't a sultan - his father just gave him that name, a bit like Michael Jackson calling his son 'Prince Michael' but sometimes a name is like a parent-given statement of intents. Such was the case with Tipu Sultan. If you visit the region between Hyderabad and Mysore as we did in 2009, you cannot fail to come away aware of Tipu Sultan and ... Read the complete review