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Home>>South India>>Karnataka>>Historical>>Tipu's Fort

Tipu's Fort

Tipu's Fort

Tipu's Fort, Tipu's Fort historical, Tipu's Fort travel, Tipu's Fort tourism, Tipu's Fort Historical Place, travelLocation : Bangalore, Karnataka
Built By : Hyder Ali & Tipu Sultan
Originally Built By : Kempe Gowda
Attraction : Ganapathi Temple

In the most crowded market area of Bangalore lies the remnants of Tipu's Fort - a silent testament of Tipu's battle against British regime.

The fort was constructed during 1781-179 and was the summer residence of Tipu Sultan. It is a two-storied wooden structure, carved out of Teakwood with decorated pillars, concave arches and balconies.

Today the fort houses a museum adorned with ancient artifact of Hyder-Tipu regime.

Initially, in 1537 Tipu Sultan's fort was constructed by Kempe Gowda, later on it was expanded by Tipu Sultan.

During the battle between East Indian and Hyder Ali - the father of Tipu Sultan, Sultan Hyder imprisoned David Baird along with a number of British army officers in this fort.

Timings :
The fort is open to public 6 am to 6 pm.

 

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