The Bangalore Palace was built by a Wodeyar king in 1887 on the 400 acre space.The Bangalore Palace was built by a Wodeyar king in 1887 on the 400 acre space. Inspired by the Windsor castle, this palace was built in the Tudor style, complete with Gothic windows, foiled windows, battlements and turrets.
It stands amid undulating lawns, partly converted into a formal garden with axial paths. Spreads over 13,700sq m (147,466 sqft) the palace fell into disrepair after 1949 when it was at the centre of an ownership dispute between the government and the ruling wodeyars. It has since been restored to the wodeyars and is now rented out as a popular venue for functions such as weddings and music concerts and film shoots.