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Historical Museum Mysore

Author: rooms .bg, 22.01.2016
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 Missouri is a historic palace which is located in the south Indian city of Karnataka. The building is the most magnificent royal one in India, it is also the seat of the Maharaja. He reigns from 1350- 1950 year.

Stone building has three floors built of fine gray granite and marble pink domes facade several large arches that are supported by tall columns. The historic palace are located two lavish and enormous ceremonial halls, which are called durbars. 18 temples were in the building.

The interior is lavishly decorated by mirrors, stained glass windows, wooden doors which are carved, mosaic floors, a fascinating sight, attracting millions of visitors a year more. Weekends palace breathtaking illuminated by lights, numbering approximately 100,000. They emphasize the magnificent profile in the night.

After several destructions and reconstructions in the 14th century, the palace was built. The last fire in 1897, the royal family gives orders of Henry Irving - British architect to build the current building. Construction was completed in 1912.

Palace welcomes visitors daily. They can enjoy collections of paintings, sculptures, artifacts, as well as Military Maharaja - 700 in number, including swords, spears, guns dating from the 14th century. Another attraction is adorned with 84 kg gold wooden elephant. September and October, during the famous festival Mysore Dasara, when the palace became the center of all cultural activities for a period of two months the building is illuminated. Pokrai this festival has many traditions that are strictly adhered to today.

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