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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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Mysore Reviews

The Garden city(Mysore)
Jul 29, 2017 11:34 AM Read (via Android App)
Hi friends. Now I'm going to sharing my peaceful experience about the garden Mysore. The Mysore is one of the famous and Garden city of karnataka. First of all the Mysore is easily to accessible by bus, train and flight. It's accessible to all the peoples. First We are gone to Mys...Read More

The Garden City of India....,
Jun 22, 2017 08:17 AM Read
Mysore as you know is the garden city of India where Brindavan Garden is located and the great brains like Sir.M.Vishweshwaraiah once lived and made the great Dam K.R.S. It is also the cultural capital of karnataka and there are many a places to visit in mysore such as Palace Mysore Zoo ...Read More

Mysore City
Jun 17, 2017 01:59 PM Read (via iOS App)
Mysore - What can I say - Best place to stay, amazing people, amazing weather and amazing city. Best in class education for students. Lots to do in this city - Day visit can be to Srirangapatna - Tippu palace, Ranganatittu bird santury, Vishnu temple, Mysore Palace, Mysore Zoo, Chamundi hill & t...Read More

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The Heart of Karnataka, Mysore
May 29, 2017 02:34 PM Read
I have visited Mysore with my parents for seeing the places around and to say in one word I fell in love with it. The first place that attracted me and created the best impression on this place is Mysore palace. This was a amazing feeling to walk around the palace and imagine hoe the kings of...Read More

Cultural capital
Apr 07, 2017 04:13 PM Read (via Android App)
Mysore is the cultural capital for karnataka, it's a most beautifull city in karnataka, so many tourism places are there some more popular are Mysore palace, Mysore zoo, KRS dam, chamundi hill, and so many temples, KRS back water etc are still amazing, Mysore is mainly a residential city it's co...Read More

Mysore
Jan 21, 2017 12:56 PM Read (via Mobile)
Mysore with my friend last year in month of september the purpose of choosing this period was the festival time of Dasara when from different places tourist come and make mysore more attractive and beautiful, it is one of most clean city of india and one of the most important city of Karnataka s...Read More

Mysore is clean district
Jan 05, 2017 02:02 PM Read (via Android App)
. . . . . . . . The best tourist place of the india in Mysore the karnataka state and District of the Mysore the all India of the clean district of the Mysore the spot of the tourist of the Mysore mysore palce of the famous of the palace of the eking empire of the mahal are thr best of the touri...Read More

Review on Mysore
Dec 27, 2016 06:39 PM Read (via Android App)
Myasore a place royality is present .its in the capital city of karnataka bangalore.we can find many tourist places to visit in bangalore.in its all tourist places mysore is most attractive to visit.now will we go to history to know about mysore palace.the third king of sultans family the great ...Read More

Tourist place in india
Oct 07, 2016 08:23 PM Read (via Android App)
Hi friends, I am sunil and I am saying about Mysore. It is one of the most popular city in the state of Karnataka. It is also a one of the top tourist place. There are many sightseen such as Mysore palce, Shivanasamudra falls, Chamundeshwari temple, mysore zoo, Brindavan gardens musical fountain...Read More

Mysore a historical place
Oct 03, 2016 11:35 PM Read
I visited  mysore with my friend last year in month of september the purpose of choosing this period was the festival time of Dasara when from different places tourist come and make mysore more attractive and beautiful, it is one of most clean city of india and one of the most important city of ...Read More

Great vacation
Oct 01, 2016 03:32 PM Read (via Android App)
We have been to mysore on vacation .Mysore was the great place for sightseeing we visited many places in mysore such as Brindavan garden , St.philomenas church , chamundeshwari temole, Mysore zoo, Karanji lake , Mysore dam we visited some more places as well .it wad really good fun .3 days of va...Read More

Iconic city of Karnataka
Sep 17, 2016 04:00 PM Read (via Android App)
One of the best cities in Karnataka. Perfect tourist attraction. Good sight seeing places.a must visit place for every one.it is equipped with India's 3rd largest IT company Infosys casino campus. Followed by the iconic Mysore palace. It has been awarded as the cleanest city of India. beautiful ...Read More

Mysore tourism
Mar 01, 2016 12:57 AM Read (via iOS App)
I visited mysore when I was 13 year old. mysore is very nice plsce were you can go holidays  with your parents and family.  mysore is famous for it mysore palace brindavan garden, lalitha mahal jaganmohan palace are some of the attractive place in mysore city.  the mysore zoo have all types of a...Read More

Nice city Mysore in karnataga.
Feb 12, 2016 09:03 PM Read
Mysore is a good city.Mysore is famous for the palace which is called as mysore palace.Many films are taken in that palace.Wonderful and super palace.fancy item are cheap and best.We will shop many things in small budget. Mysore park is also very famous for its dancing fountain. Nice city, al...Read More

It got very big history and beautiful palace
Feb 11, 2016 10:40 PM Read
I would like to talk about mysore today . I know mysore well since I studied in this city I really enjoyed a lot and I learnt things here. mysore is a city for every age who really wants to know about the history about mysore and Karnataka. we have lot places to see in mysore like chamundi hills...Read More

Mysore historical enriched
Feb 10, 2016 02:02 PM Read (via Android App)
Mysore being a 2nd largest city in karnataka, always having historically enriched by its heritage. From Bangalore it is hardly 140km so we have been to mysore more than 3 times. We always made a point to visit on Sunday because we want to cherish our eyes with lighting of mysore palace. From tip...Read More

Cleanest city
Feb 04, 2016 01:48 PM Read (via Android App)
I studied in Banglore so I got opportunity to visit Mysore so many times, when you enter this city you will be surprised by cleanliness. I really love this city, Mysore is also called as city of palace. It is said that Mysore palace is most visited palace after red fort which located at Delhi. ...Read More

Ancient place
Jan 29, 2016 05:44 PM Read
Near Mysore forest is present in ancient time 14 century the guru was teaching the lesson for students in the forest and suddenly the tiger as camped that place all students were ran  away from that place. Only one student will not dare for tiger and fight against tiger to fight the guru thro...Read More

Good for a family outing for 2 days!
Jan 15, 2016 07:02 PM Read
During last Christmas holidays, I decided to drive down to Ooty, Mysore and Bangalore. We first went to Mysore, only because a friend recommended that the lit Mysore place is a must-watch! And since, we were reaching Mysore by Fri night, we thought we would extend the stay until the Sunday to wi...Read More

MYSORE
Jan 02, 2016 10:53 PM Read
Mysore is an attractive place for tourism. It is Karnataka, India located at the base of Chamundi hills. The cultural ambience and achievements of Mysore earned it the sobriquet Cultural capital of south karnataka. Mysore is noted for its palaces especially Mysore palace and for the festivities ...Read More

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