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The Tiger comes to town....Bangalore Fort, 22 and 231212

I'd been to attend a multi-media event at the Bangalore Fort.

221212 blr ft s windows

It was wonderful to see the Fort beautifully illuminated inside...

221212 blr ft sculpture

At the entrance was the famous Ganesha temple, with the Ghandaberunda motif which was the insignia of the Wodeyar dynasty, too:

221212 blr ft  ghandaberunda

An excellent play on Tipu's life was staged:

221212 blr ft  play 1

The cast took their bows later:

221212 blr ft  play 2

There were also Shadow Play sessions by volunteers:

151212  shadow play


Several others were clicking, too!

151212 fort lights

The legend of Tipu the Tiger (and Tipu the Tiger-slayer) lives on, even in the windshields of local buses...

tipu bus  151212

My photos of the Fort area are on my FB album,

click here to see them

It takes me SUCH a long time to be able to get to the LJ page and post... :((((((
Tags: bangalore, english, heritage, history, karnataka, market, photography, theatre, volunteers, walk
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