Mysore Palace was the residence of the royal family of Wodeyars. The palace was built in 1912 under the supervision of Henry Irwin. The architectural style is Indo-Saracenic, and blends together Hindu, Muslim, Rajput, and Gothic styles of architecture. The palace is three-storied stone building of gray granite with deep pink marble domes and a 145 ft five-storied tower. The facade has seven expansive arches and two smaller ones flanking the central arch, which is supported by tall pillars. Above the central arch is an impressive sculpture of Gajalakshmi, the goddess of wealth, prosperity, good luck, and abundance with her elephants.It has many rooms like Ambavilasa or Diwan e Khas: for private audience, Public Durbar or Diwan-e-aam for public audience, Gombe Thotti (Doll’s Pavilion): a gallery of traditional dolls from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Kalyana Mantapa: marriage hall and Armoury: collection of arms used by the royal family. Photography inside the palace is not allowed.