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The glory of Mysuru 2023

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Mysore Palace is a magnificent architectural marvel that showcases a blend of Hindu, Muslim, Rajput, and Gothic styles. With its intricate carvings, beautiful paintings, and grandeur, it stands as a testament to the rich cultural heritage of Mysore. The palace, also known as Amba Vilas, was built by Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV of the Wadiyar dynasty, who commissioned the famous British architect Lord Henry Irwin.

The palace features five entrances, including an enormous main entrance, and historically served as a place where all religions coexisted in harmony. Visited by 7 million people regularly, the palace has roots dating back to the 14th century. With three stories, it houses numerous historic artefacts, some of which were rare and stolen by the British during various wars between the English East India Company and the king of Mysore, known as the Anglo Wars.

A creative blend of Indian Saracenic, Hindu, Mughal, and Gothic styles, the palace’s various rooms showcase distinct architectural elements. The location of Mysore Palace is vast and beautiful, and the construction and structure incorporated influences from foreign countries.

The Palace has witnessed the rule of various monarchs throughout history. Post-independence, Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar (1950–2013) carried the royal legacy. Today, Pramoda Devi Wadiyar contributes to preserving the palace’s cultural significance. Each ruler has left an indelible mark, shaping Mysore Palace’s historical tapestry. The palace is also renowned for its elaborate gardens, fountains, and courtyards. It is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike, offering a unique glimpse into India’s rich history. Make sure to visit this splendid place.

Team Members: Agya jha, Davik Rathod, Heeyanshi maida, Jayni Rajpurohit, Lavya Wadke, Palash Dharawat, Riya Goradia & Saisha Agarwal (Ram Ratna International School, Maharashtra).


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