Mysore Palace Temple in India


Mysore Palace Temple



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Owner -: Srikantadatta Wadiyar
-: Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar
-: Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV
Founded1897
Place Mysore
Country India
Website Website

Directors

Key People -: Pramoda Wadiyar (elephant owner)

Veterinarians

Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants

Elephant keepers-2012: Mahesh
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Description

Mysore Palace Temple, in Mysore, India , was founded in 1897.

Living elephants

At the Mysore Palace Temple lives 9 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Ruby born 1964
  2. Chanchal
  3. Gemini (Jamini) born 1964
  4. Indra
  5. Preeti
  6. Rajeshwari
  7. Raji
  8. Sita
  9. Sri Dattatreya born 2022-09-13

Comments / picturesThe Palace of Mysore is a palace situated in the city of Mysore, southern India. It was the official residence of the former royal family of Mysore, and also housed the durbar (ceremonial meeting hall of the royal court).

The last private owner of Mysore palace was Jayachamaraja Wodeyar Bahadur

The present elephants living in the Palace elephant stables are owned by Pramoda Devi Wadiyar of the Mysore-Wadiyar dynasty.

2021-10-08: Four elephants that belong to the royal family of Mysore will soon be in Gujarat, at the Elephant Rescue Centre in Jamnagar. The four females, in the age Group of 27-44 years, will be sent to Jamnagar after the Dussehra festival. The elephants — Rajeshwari (27), Gemini (31), Seetha (36) and Ruby (44) — are owned by the Mysore-Wadiyar dynasty. The royal family has six elephants, of which four are being sent to the facility in Jamnagar.

The Mysore palace complex includes twelve Hindu temples. The oldest of these was built in the 14th century, while the most recent was built in 1953. Mysore has a number of historic palaces, and is commonly described as the City of Palaces. However, the term "Palace of Mysore" specifically refers to one of these palaces, Amba Vilas.

The palace was commissioned in 1897, and its construction was completed in 1912.
It is now one of the most famous tourist attractions in Mysore.
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References for records about Mysore Palace Temple

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Mysore Palace Temple, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=1162. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:


Mysore Palace Temple on elephant-news.com

Mysore Palace Temple is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2020-10-28After dasara, elephant abhimanyu and pack head to forest camps - Elephant News
2020-10-27Dasara elephants to go back to their respective camps tomorrow - Elephant News
2020-10-26Mysore dasara 2020: 'jamboo savari' to be live telecast on dd chandana, fb, youtube; how to watch - Elephant News
2020-10-01Mysore gajapayana begins - Elephant News
2020-09-10Forest department begins selection process of dasara elephants - Elephant News
2012-10-20Arjuna to carry golden howdah this year. the 52-year-old elephant from balle camp replaces veteran balarama - Elephant News
2012-10-16In mysore, an elephantine worry - Elephant News
2021-12-15Four palace elephants shifted to gujarat - Elephant News


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