Tipu's Summer Residence


Tipu’s summer residence is a palace which was completed in the year 1791. The construction of the palace was started by Haidar Ali and was completed by Tipu Sultan. The palace was used by the Sultan as his summer resort and he named it as Tashk-e-Jannat which means envy of heaven.

It is constructed mainly of wood. The archways and towers are so elaborately graved that it shows the technique of architecture prevalent in those days. The ceiling and the walls are covered with paintings. These paintings are in a faded state. General public are not allowed into the palace.