Fort and Palace of Tipu is one such monument that reflects the Mughal architecture. Fort and Palace of Tipu, historical site, is a complete visual treat. The construction of this building was started by Hyder Ali and completed by Tipu Sultan. However, much of these magnificent structures were destroyed during the Anglo-Mysore Wars. The crumbling ruins are enough to successfully reiterate the glory of the bygone days.
The Fort and Palace of Tipu is a two-storied wooden building that has been elaborately designed with pillars and arches. Beautiful gardens adore the balconies and in a way they also reflect the lifestyle of the Mughals. The palace is located within the fort. Teak wood has been magnanimously used to construct the 'Abode of Happiness. ' The inscription planted in front of the also palace describes the building in a similar fashion. Built in 1791 the Fort and Palace of Tipu served as a summer retreat.
The fort too is in ruins. The British damaged a large part of it. As a traveller, one can visit the museum containing the artefacts belonging to the era of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan. Bangalore is easily accessible from the major cities in India by flight, train and cars. As a result, the tourists will have no problems in arriving at the fort and palace of Tipu, a historical site.