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historical palace in the city of Mysore in Karnataka, southern India
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English: The Palace of Mysore (Kannada: ಮೈಸೂರು ಅರಮನೆ), also known as Amba Vilas Palace, is a palace situated in the city of Mysore, state of Karnataka in southern India. The palace was commissioned in 1897, and its construction was completed in 1912 in the Indo-Saracenic Revival style British colonial architecture. It was the official residence of the former royal family of Mysore, and also housed the durbar (ceremonial meeting hall of the royal court). Mysore has a number of historic palaces, and is commonly described as the City of Palaces However, the term "Palace of Mysore" specifically refers to one of these palaces, Amba Vilas and is now one of the most famous tourist attractions in Mysore.
This category has the following 12 subcategories, out of 12 total.
- ► Interior of the Mysore Palace (19 F)
- ► Mysore Palace illuminated (1 C, 135 F)
- ► Sculptures at the Mysore Palace (1 C, 2 F)
- ► Temples on the Mysore Palace grounds (4 C, 10 F)