Guide To Daria Daulat Bagh, The Summer Palace Of Tipu Sultan

guide to daria daulat bagh the summer palace of tipu sultan

Established in the year 1784, Daria Daulat Bagh, the Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan was given the status of the National Monument in 1959. It’s a castle situated in the city of Srirangapatnam, near Mysore in Southern India. Daria Daulat Bagh arrays the magnificent architectural style of Indo-Saracenic amidst beautiful frescos and ostentatious structure. One must plan a visit to this grand structure and plunge into the illustrious epoch of Tipu Sultan.

Daria Daulat Bagh history dates back to the 16th century. The Bagh is located outside the fort, on an island. It was named ‘Daria Daulat Bagh’ which literally mean “the wealth of the sea”. The inception of this garden was commissioned by Haider Ali, however, it’s establishment was completed by Tipu Sultan, popularly known as the ‘Tiger of Mysore’.

The palace exhibits the Indo-Saracenic architecture and was the favourite retreat of Sultan. The paintings in the palace depict the war scenes, the British and the French officers, the Sultan, Kings and others. Later, the palace was converted into museums that display war weapons, paintings and coins of Tipu’s era. The famous oil painting ‘Storming of Srirangapattana’ by Sir Robert Ker Porter made in 1800, exhibiting the final fall of Sringapatana is one of the main features of Daria Daulat Bagh…

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