Visitors to Mysore Palace are in for an awesome experience at sthe second most popular tourist attraction in India. The seven palaces that make up the Mysore Palace complex are nothing short of spectacular. The Wodeyars ruled Mysore from 1399 to 1950. Their original palace was built in 1399, and the current palace was completed in 1912. The new palace is an amalgamation of Muslim, Hindu, Gothic and Raiput styles. Three stories high, it has deep pink marble domes and an ivory tower. The palace hosts an annual arts and culture festival, Dashara annually.