Here's a heritage walk that lets you explore the tales and monuments associated with Tipu Sultan 18th century ruler of Mysore Kingdom in old Bengaluru.
The walk begins with an introduction to the origins of Bengaluru and its state during medieval times. We will visit the mausoleum of a noble man associated with him where we will narrate stories of courage and martyrdom during Battle of Bangalore 1791. We will help you understand the evolution of Bengaluru fort through centuries its defenses as well as share the tales of its prisoners. Here we will speak of how it compares with similar forts across old Mysore state. We next take you to the royal durbar of Tipu Sultan's summer palace and speak of his obsession with the tiger. Some of his contributions to modern Karnataka will be recollected from literature. We end the walk with a visit to his last armory in Bengaluru.
The host will introduce the guests to Tipu's rocket technology including first hand British India administration accounts of how some of his rockets were found in working condition across his erstwhile territory in Mysore Kingdom 60 years after his death!
Tickets for In the footsteps of the Tiger of Mysore. can be booked here.