Mysuru- a wonderful place.

Mysuru or Mysore is known for its magnificent palaces, stunning gardens, colourful festivals and exceptional craftsmanship are some special & unique feature to make Mysuru a travel destination.

How to reach Mysuru:

Hire a taxi or take a bus or catch a train from Bangalore City to reach Mysore that is about 180KM away.

Train takes about 3 hours to reach Mysuru from Bengaluru but Shatabdi Train takes about 2 hours only.

You can reach Mysuru by Taxi or Bus from Ooty which is 125 Km away from here.

You can reach Mysuru by Taxi or Bus from Coonoor which is 145 Km away from here.

Mysuru is famous for:

  1. Mysuru Palace or Amba Vilas Palace:
  2. Brindavan Gardens:
  3. Chamundeswari Temple:
  4. Karanji Lake:
  5. St. Phillomera’s Church:

Things to see in Mysuru:

Mysuru Palace or Mysuru Maharaja Palace or Amba Vilas Palace:

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Mysuru Palace is one of the largest Palaces of India. It’s architecture is a blend of Hindu, Rajput, Gothic and Islam style. The stunning interior is a display of intricate craftsmanship.

Karanji Lake:

The lake spreads in 90 acre and is among the biggest lakes in the State of Karnataka. The lake is situated at the foot of Chamundi Hills behind the Zoological Park. Each year about 90 species of migratory birds came here. There is a beautiful park around the lake and it also has a huge enclosure for birds.

Brindavan Garden:

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It is situated below Krishnaraja Sagar Dam and spread in 150 acres of land. It is one of the best gardens in the Country. It has many fountains of various shapes but musical fountain is one of its main attractions. The ideal to visit this park is after sunset to enjoy the colorful fountains. Boating facility is also available here.

St. Phillomera’s Church:

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It is second largest church in Asia. It was built by the Mysore King for the European residents of Mysore by setting example of religious harmony and brotherhood.

Chamundeswari Temple:

Source: Rithwik – Own work

The Dravidian style temple is located on the top of Chamundi Hills. The Goddess Chamundeswari is considered as the deity of Mysore Royal family. The natural beauty around the temple attracts the nature lovers and photographers.


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