Tipu Sultan was the feared emperor of the Mysore Kingdom from November 1750 to May 1799. He was referred to as the “Tiger of Mysore”, hinting his tiger-like ways of leadership. He left behind so many reminders of his reign, and one of the most picturesque ones is the Tipu Sultan Fort located near the city market of Bangalore.
Mysore or Misuru city is now a leading tourist destination in the state of Karnataka in South India. Tipu Sultan’s reign of the Mysore Kingdom, however, was not limited to this city as it is today, but also included Bangalore, the capital of the state. Also known as the [Read more…]