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Daria Daulat Bagh

About Daria Daulat Bagh

Daria Daulat Bagh is located in Ganjam village of Srirangapatna. It is located at a distance of 19kms from cultural capital (Mysore) of Karnataka. Daria Daulat Bagh is a beautiful palace constructed in Indo Islamic architecture. The word Daria Daulat Bagh means “The wealth of the sea”. The place is situated in an island of Ganjam village in Srirangapatna on the banks of river holy river Cauvery. In the year 1959, this place is added to the list of National monument from then the place is maintained by Government.

History of Daria Daulat Bagh

Daria Daulat Bagh is also known as Tippu summer palace. It has its existence from the 16th century. The construction of Daria Daulat Bagh was started by Haider Ali completed in the year 1784 by Tipu Sultan. 

The palace is built completely in teak wood. The place was ruled by Tippu sultan hence it is famous as Tippu summer palace. After the death of Tipu Sultan, the place was ruled by Wellesley and Lord Dalhousie.

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Architecture of Daria Daulat Bagh

The Tippu summer palace is built in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. The palace is built completely in teak wood. The beautiful monument has wall paintings depicting various historical scenarios such as British –French war, fall of Srirangapatna. 

The beautiful summer palace of Tippu is built on a raised platform rectangular in plan also associated with a beautiful garden. The building is designed in with open corridors and wooden pillars on all 4 sides of the building. In the east and west direction roof slab is supported by walls similarly other two sides supported by pillars. 

All the walls roofs of the building are painted with historical events and floral paintings. The paintings are made by natural colours. The Battle of Pulliur near Kanchipuram held in 1780 painted on the wall with the British army on one side, Nizam army on the top portion and French soldiers on another side. Paintings of Darbar senses, paintings of Kings and queens like queen of Chitor, King of Tanjore, King of Banaras, King Balaji Rao Peshwa –II, Magadi Kempegowda, Madhakari Nayaka of Chitradurga, Krishnaraja Wadiyar-II. 

The top floor of the building is Tippu museum. The top floor of Daria Daulat Bagh has a collection of monuments of Tipu Sultan.European paintings, Persian manuscripts, Paintings of Storming of Srirangapatna, oil paintings by Sri.Robert Ker porter (1800).Painting of Final fall of Srirangapatna (4th May 1799).

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Daria Daulat Bagh Entry Fees
Indian : 15/-
Foreigners: 200/-
Still camera: No fee
Video camera: 25/-

Daria Daulat Bagh Timings 
Mon – Sun : 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM

Best time to Visit
monsoon (June to Oct)

Daria Daulat Bagh Website 
There is no official website

Daria Daulat Bagh Email  
No official email address

Daria Daulat Bagh Phone Number  
No Contact Number  

KG Road ,Srirangapattana,
Mandya district -571438

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There has no accommodation facility Inside
There are Good hotels available in Srirangapatana which has online booking facilities. Some of the hotels are listed below. 

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From Bangalore – 125 kilometres
From Mysore – 19 kilometres
From Srirangapatna bus stop – 0.5 kilometres
From Srirangapatna railway station – 2.6 kilometres

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How to reach

KSRTC (Bus)  

KSRTC and Private Buses are available from Bangalore to  Mysore(fare: ₹110/-) from there you can reach Srirangapatna bus stop.
From there, the temple can be reached by boarding bus no.313A, 313, 307 after 3 stops from the bus stop fare: ₹7/-).
Uber is also available from Mysore city it costs fare: ₹210/-.


Trains are available from Mysore and Bangalore, you have to get down at Srirangapatna  or Pandavapura Railway Station. (fare: ₹45/-) from Bangalore. 

From Railway station bus no. 313A or 307 is available  get down near the bagh.  (fare: ₹7/-)

NOTE –  please do contact Indian Railways (IRCTC) for better clarity on train timings & updated Pricing.


Nearest International Airportkempegowda airport Bangalore) is 166 Kms from the Temple.

Nearest Domestic Airport (Mandakalli Airport Mysore) is 37 Kms from the Temple

Bike / Car
Bangalore to Mysore

Majestic (Kempe Gowda bus station) – Nayandahalli – Bidadi – Kengeri – Ramanagara –  Channapattana – Madduru- Mandya- Srirangapattana – Daria Daulat Bagh

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