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Kempegowda Museum, Bangalore

  • The name of the museum is after the founder of Bangalore city Yelahanka Chieftain Kempegowda and is situated on the first floor of Mayo Hall. 

    The enticing glass floor with an 18th-century map that runs throughout is one of the enticing features of the museum and second being the fiberglass statue of Kempe Gowda in the center of the museum. 

    It is an interesting place to visit for the archeology and history buffs as it exhibits paintings and statue of the time when Kempe Gowda actually initiated the foundation or the blueprint of the town, the four towers which marked the boundary of the city with various old names for the places which are recognized differently today.

    Location: Field Marshal Cariappa Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

    Best Time to Visit: Anytime during the day, avoid visiting on a weekend.

    Price: INR 50 for adults and INR 30 for students.

    Timings: Opens from 10 AM to 5 PM on all days of the week except Saturdays and Sundays.

    Average time required to visit the place: 1 to 2 hours.

    Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 7 KM.

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Kempegowda Museum

The name of the museum is after the founder of Bangalore city Yelahanka Chieftain Kempegowda and is situated on the first floor of Mayo Hall. 

The enticing glass floor with an 18th-century map that runs throughout is one of the enticing features of the museum and second being the fiberglass statue of Kempe Gowda in the center of the museum. 

It is an interesting place to visit for the archeology and history buffs as it exhibits paintings and statue of the time when Kempe Gowda actually initiated the foundation or the blueprint of the town, the four towers which marked the boundary of the city with various old names for the places which are recognized differently today.

Location: Field Marshal Cariappa Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

Best Time to Visit: Anytime during the day, avoid visiting on a weekend.

Price: INR 50 for adults and INR 30 for students.

Timings: Opens from 10 AM to 5 PM on all days of the week except Saturdays and Sundays.

Average time required to visit the place: 1 to 2 hours.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 7 KM.

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