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Mysore Traveller Guide

How to reach
By Air: Nearest airport: Mandakalli airport(Mysore Airport, 14 km from Srirangapatnam). Nearest International airport is the Bangalore International Airport that serves the city providing flight services for almost every major cities. Taxis and cab facilities are available from the airport to various places.
By Rail: Nearest railway station: Mysore railway station. The rail journey proves to be a convenient option. Therefore you do not need to worry about how to reach Mysore.
By Road: Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation provides a large number of buses routed for various destinations.
What to do?

Surf at Mantra Surf Club, India's first surf club, located just 24Kms from Mangalore at Mulki.
Swim - Mangalore has many clean and beautiful beaches.
It is a great place to relax and watch the spectacular sunsets.

What to see?

Brindavan Gardens - The gardens are built across river Cauvery and below Krishnaraja Sagar Dam (also known as Kannambadi) which is in itself a magnificent example of engineering and a major tourist attractions.
The garden has a botanical park as well as fountains.
Boat rides in the lake can also be enjoyed here.
Fruit orchard and horticulture farms are situated adjoining to the Brindavan Gardens.
Best time to visit the garden is after sunset as one can view the fountain show and enjoy a pleasant evening.
Lalitha Mahal - Lalitha Mahal happens to be the second largest palace in Mysore.
The architecture of this place has been inspired by St.
Paul's Cathedral in London.
The overall architecture of the palace is a combination of Italian palazzo and English manor house.
ITDC converted the palace into a 5-star heritage hotel in 197

Railway Museum - The Railway Museum of Mysore is second only after the National Railway Museum, New Delhi.
The Railway Museum has a number of galleries which depict the development and growth of railway systems in India.
These can be noticed from the locomotives, photographs and painting depicted in these galleries.
One can view the lights and signals which were initially used and even the mini railway which operated on battery.
Mysore Palace - Beautifully designed square towers are situated at the cardinal point and are covered with domes.
The ornate ceiling and sculpted pillars of Durbar Hall along with the Kalyana Mantapa (marriage pavillion) which has glazed tiled flooring, stained glass and domed ceiling are undoubtedly the charm of this royal heritage.
The golden howdah (elephant seat) along with intricately carved doors and fabulous paintings are among few other treasures of the Mysore Palace.
The Residential Museum within the Mysore Palace incorporates some of the living quarters, temples and shrines including the Shweta Varahaswamy temple.
Captain Bailey Dungeon - The fortress of Captain Bailey’s Dungeon has been named after Colonel Bailey who passed away in the year 1780.
The prisoners of Tipu Sultan war were found near the fortress over here.
Captain Baird, Captain Rulay and others were imprisoned in the dungeon located in the fortress.
The fortress is made of bricks and mortar.
The place is seen as one of the popular places of Mysore and therefore attracts people in large numbers.

Best time to visit

September, October, November, December, January, February, March

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St Joseph's hospital
Aug 30, 2017 11:37 AMRead (via Mobile)
It's quite unusual to review a hospital but as an observer to the st Joseph's hospital I was shocked by the administration .Fr Mariraj administrator is a name synonymous to a dubious character devious cunning fraudulent as good as a butter that wouldn't melt in someone's mouth.its a shame he is ...Read More

Not a good place in my opinion
Jun 07, 2017 03:45 PMRead
I have travelled in Mysore 2 or more times. Only the scenenery in there was about the forest. That's OK fine. But nothing after that, the real place of Mysore very bad. Many of the place in Mysore were dirty and ugly.I think it's better to go to Bangalore. It's better comparing this place....Read More

Mysore
Feb 17, 2017 11:38 PMRead
Mysore city is 150 kms from Bangalore. One can visit this place whenever of the year. Must visit spots are Mysore Palace, KRS Dam( Brindavan gardens), Chamundi slopes, Mysore zoo, Lalitha mahal, Karanji kere and shopping at Devaraj urs street, Kalpana street and Sayyaji Rao street. There are man...Read More

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An amazing place to visit
Aug 29, 2019 11:15 PMRead (via Android App)
I have been in this city last month and it's an amazing place to visit Mysuru and it’s surroundings is a tourist’s delight , The Mysore Palace a must see in both day and night Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, Brindavan Garden, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Bird Park, Bonsai Garden, The Keshawa T...Read More

The cleanest city in India
Jul 26, 2019 10:35 AMRead (via Android App)
I have visited Mysore city in summer 2018. Problem is the most cleanest city in India. To go to Mysore you can board a bus or train. There are lots of busses and trains available in Banglore city.Its just a two hour travel from banglore. After getting down in mysore you can either board a bu...Read More

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Mysore is excellent place 2 visit 4 holiday spot
Oct 17, 2018 12:44 PMRead (via Android App)
I had lived in Mysore from 2015 to 2016. It is a wonderful city to live in. It has cool weather through out the year. It has wide roads and I never see any traffic jams. It has many sightseeing places like Palace, chamundi temple, Brindavan garden and zoo Park. Mysore city is famous for Dussara ...Read More

City of history and love
Jun 30, 2018 07:04 PMRead (via Android App)
Friends, I past 5 years I am living in Mysore the southern part of India.it is the best place to spend your holidays.mysore is the heritage city of india with lot of history.there is many places to vistit in mysore like zoo, palace, lake etc.the most thrilling experiences are night drive to Cham...Read More

Beautiful and the heritage city of India.
Apr 21, 2018 04:59 PMRead (via Android App)
Mysore, A place where you will feel like you are in the period of ancient rulers. The soil of mysore is the proof of many phenomenon which takes place in South india.When you will enter mysore you will feel like there is so much to see here, Ancient monuments, clean roads, no pits, beautifu...Read More

My Family trip to mysore
Feb 07, 2018 10:05 PMRead (via Mobile)
It was a summer vaccation time, my family decided to spend two days on mysore. All my family members and me was very excited about the trip, that was the first trip to mysore, it is in Karnataka state, And mysore is especially very famous historical tourists place, and also it is the home to the...Read More

Historical place..
Feb 01, 2018 10:40 AMRead (via Android App)
Hello friends, I Am glad to share my experience by visiting to Mysore. This place was extraordinary compare to other places we went for three days and enjoy in this place. First we went to Chamundi hills and Darshan of Devi chamundi and then we went to zoo and we saw their number of animals like...Read More

Attractive place for tourists and visitors
Dec 28, 2017 09:37 PMRead (via Android App)
Hello everyone, I am now giving my personal experience on visiting this place. I have been to his place for nearly 5-10 times during my holidays as it is one of the best tourist attraction place in Karnataka. Mysore is very much good for sightseeing because it has many monuments like Mysore Pala...Read More

Its more than a princely state
Dec 22, 2017 02:38 PMRead (via Android App)
Hey guys I am from hyderabad and I am sharing my experience with you on my trip to Mysore last week.Got train from hyderabad last Saturday and journey seemed awesome due to cool winter days.As it was a tourist spot, It became easy to get a tourist guide there.First I visited Matha Ch...Read More

Beautiful tourist city
Dec 21, 2017 03:18 PMRead (via Android App)
Mysore is a very beautiful tourist destination. It is probably the most attractive party of Karnataka. Along with the all time pleasant and cool climate, it is a city with more than perfect mixture of natural site scenes and heritage sites. The famous tourist places of Mysore include : -1) T...Read More

Coolest city in karnataka
Dec 18, 2017 01:21 PMRead
Saqeeb shaikh here, MYSORE THE PALACE CITY OF KARNATAKAMysore is the most of the beautiful city in Karnataka it isnonown as the clean city of karnataka many visitors come enjoy thereTHIS REVIEW IS MY OWN PERSONAL EXPERIENCE REVIEWMysore is called as the garden city, tourist city, and soo onM...Read More

City of Sulthans
Dec 17, 2017 03:50 PMRead (via Android App)
Mysore is a city in Karnataka.Tourists continesly visit Mysore becouse of it's beauty and the Mysore Palace.The Mugal Sulthan Tippu ruled the city before the British arrivals.Now the time changed alot but the city still hold what the Sulthan actually gave. I visited Mysore when I was at school.M...Read More

Mysore the land of Magnificient palaces
Dec 04, 2017 07:51 PMRead
Hello friends I have recently visited Mysore with my friends this place is so amazing it has amazing palaces such as DARIYA DAULAT PALACE and also THE MAGNIFICIENT MYSORE PALACE and its covered with full of historic monuments. it has RANGANATHASWAMY TEMPLE of god vishnu . To visit Mysore the bes...Read More

Heritage city - Mysuru
Nov 29, 2017 03:26 PMRead (via Android App)
I am writing this review and expressing my opinion about a place where I was born and brought up.Mysore has won for the 5th time as one of the cleanest city in Karnataka. This place is cool, beautiful and awesome. Roads are good compared to other cities within karnataka. It's very peaceful t...Read More

Mysore the city of palaces
Oct 28, 2017 07:28 PMRead (via Android App)
I'm writing this review after my trip to mysore with my friend.We went by car from kerala to mysore. Our first destination was mysore palace and it was a sight indeed.it was built during the time of the wadyar kings and it is one of the biggest palace I have seen in my life . It is surrounded by...Read More

Nice city
Sep 16, 2017 06:04 PMRead (via Android App)
Hi friends This is Mohammed Khaled Ahmed from Hyderabad.Last year I visited mysore with friends. Belive me we had outstanding moments spend here.Mysore is one of the famous city of karnataka state. Mysore is also known as garden city.Mysore has many placea for tourist.Such as we ...Read More

A Wonderful place to visit
Sep 05, 2017 01:56 PMRead (via Android App)
Hey! I wanted to share my experience regarding my trip to mysore.Ofcourse its one of the wonderful places we should visit atleast once in our life time.I had visited last 2 years back when I was studying in 10th std they took us to a trip to mysore at first I didn't feel of going but then my fri...Read More

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