Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Bangalore Palace- a photo blog

Just for a change (and more for not being in a mood to write about the history of the palace :) I have decided to post only the pictures of Bangalore Palace. Though beautiful, the entrance fee and camera charges are priced exorbitantly because of which one may not want to carry a camera inside the palace premises. The following photographs were shot from a smartphone.

The entrance of the palace...









































































The ball room...






























The durbar hall...













































































Elaborate corridors with ornate chandeliers...






































Maharani's courtyard...






































Tile work with intricate patterns...








































Family portraits against unique wallpapers...






































The wall that I liked the most...






































Maharaja's courtyard...with detailed Spanish tiled bench and fountain...







































































































Though not as majestic as the palaces in Rajasthan, Bangalore palace is definitely worth a visit (without a camera, a smartphone is enough to do the job :)

Sun Temple at Modhera

A couple of playful squirrels welcomed us to one of the few shrines dedicated to the Sun God- the Sun Temple at Modhera. This was our stop ...