Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Shivappa Nayaka Palace , Shimoga

Shivappa Nayaka Palace is located center of Shimoga city. The entire palace has been built in rose wood in 16th century by Shivappa Nayaka. The palace is entirely built of rose wood. This palace is under ASI and being used as museum. As seen in most of the ASI museum one can see various stone carved structures, status, idols of Keladi period and many other periods. Also found is the manuscripts (written in “thalegari”) of Valmiki Ramayana, Mahabharata, Gaythri Mantra etc.

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