Armoury of Tipu Sultan, Bangalore

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39 Responses

  1. Cloudia says:

    Another treasure!

  2. Bob says:

    Isn’t it fantastic, to see and to be the lesson learn.

  3. Bibi says:

    Your posts always teach me so much.

  4. I have been to this place, nice pics

  5. its always interesting to know the history behind any historical place. thanks for sharing. you always come up with something amazing.

  6. I am a big Tipu fan!! so just loved it!!!

  7. ladyfi says:

    Fascinating place!

  8. It is a wonderful read on the history of Mysore and Tipu Sultan. Enjoying the series.

  9. Amazing facts and info!
    Thank you Indrani:)

  10. A hidden gem in heart of the city! It’s saddening to read that how this was ignored all these years! Hopefully this won’t be the case in future!

  11. Jeevan says:

    Very interesting place and I have read about Tipu’s rockets in abdul kalam’s wings of fire… I liked your idea of opening a gallery inside the armory and it will sure help preserving the armory and make other learn.

  12. Jyothi D'mello says:

    Fascinating History !!

  13. Maniparna Sengupta Majumder says:

    Should be an experience to witness it… 🙂

  14. Sarika says:

    Thanks for these glimpses of Indian history.

  15. A nice Post.. I have to recollect how many times, we visited this place.. Thanks for sharing the same, indrani!

  16. bettyl-NZ says:

    What a great historical place. I enjoy learning new stuff.

  17. Wonderful, Thanks for sharing.

  18. Interesting and fascinating place!

  19. Sri Kri says:

    Hidden Gem in Bangalore.Thanks for sharing.:)

    Sriram & Krithiga

  20. vatsala mallya says:

    Interesting historical place and fascinating rocket technology that was used then !

  21. This is a nice program. I am not a history buff per se, but I am very interested.

  22. Very historical place. I enjoyed reading about it.

  23. An interestiing post. Have a HAPPY EASTER.

  24. TexWisGirl says:

    interesting place to tour. ‘lion for a day’. 🙂

  25. Very interesting place!

    I used to play in the tunnels under my elementary school when I was a kid. They were amazingly long and intricate.

  26. Gr8 post !! Will definitely bookmark this post for the Things to do in Bangalore for my Visit.

  27. sapana says:

    i am always keen to know and visit places that hold history in itself and there are a lot of the places in India that doesn’t need any introduction but this one is surprising , thanx for sharing .

  28. Sounds like an interesting walk. I love when you can combine exercise, culture, and learning. I’ll have to check out your other posts on the walk.

  29. Carol Colborn says:

    Great story. Lots of personal touches to a historical Tipu Sultan.

  30. Nisha says:

    A hidden gem in the heart of the city. It is always interesting to know the history behind any historical place. I love your kind of articles.
    I’m wondering what Rizwana’s parents would have gone thru. 🙂

  31. I love finding out the history behind places, a very interesting place, a bit of a hidden gem too

  32. Thanks for sharing this about the armory of Tipu. With so many wonderful historical sights to see in India, this is a glimpse of a smaller, more local gem. 🙂

  33. Vicki Louise says:

    Thank you for educating me about the armory of Tipu. It sounds like a wonderful spot full of history and that the heritage walk was a lot of fun!

  34. The armory looks fascinating! I get the dangers, but I am a bit sad the tunnel is closed. It would be fun to follow it.

  35. How interesting and unique piece of history. Happy to hear that they have taken notice to preserve this monument and piece of history instead of letting it be a dumping ground!

  36. I love this quote… To live like a lion for a day is far better than to live for a hundred years like a jackal. great post, lots of great history.

  37. What a fascinating place to visit! It’s great that this piece of history has been preserved as many around the world get destroyed 🙁

  38. Great read for sharing history a glimpse of history about Armoury of Tipu Sultan. Its also nice to know that from a neglected monument, today, peopel are taking care of it. Is there any update about the plan of moving the monument to giveway for a railway track? Was it pushed through?