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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

Awesome place in India
Dec 29, 2015 01:56 PM Read (via Android App)
Mysore is the most attracting tourist place in india. There are many of historical places like mysore palace. Mysore place is the great and beutiful palace built for moments on king tipu sulthan. Brindavanam garden is the most awesome garden dedigned by the cutting grass and music fountian which...Read More

Historical city
Dec 16, 2015 02:57 PM Read (via Android App)
Mysore is known as historical city of india. It is very famous because of king Tip Sultaan. Mysore is also famous for its Royal palace. This is wonder of mysore. In my south tour I saw this beautiful city. It has wonderful brindavan garden. In garden every where well design cutting grass and in ...Read More

Excellent scalpatur of mysore
Dec 12, 2015 03:31 PM Read (via Android App)
Mysore is known as city of Tip sultaan. It is wonderful city of India. In this most famous is brindaa van garden and mysore palace. In the brindaa van garden I like mostly music fountain which dance with music and its greenness. Mysore is also famous for mysore palace on the occasion of dasheraa...Read More

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Mysooru
Dec 07, 2015 03:21 PM Read
We have went here planning and very much surprised to see such a great city.it looks like so clean and tidy city I have ever seen.even the traffic is not like huge and it was really a great place for tourists as it the safest place to go.we spent almost 2 days here and we have many memories arou...Read More

Best tourist place
Dec 02, 2015 07:40 PM Read (via Android App)
Mysore is one of the best tourist place which I ever seen in India. This city is really clean and really maintained very well by the government. It has very good tourist places like GRS park, Mysore Zoo, Brandavan garden etc which are really attracted everyone. In karnataka only mysore has be...Read More

Very clean city
Dec 02, 2015 06:19 PM Read (via Android App)
Had visited mysore couple of months back along with my friends. We were travelling to ooty and decided to visit mysore also which was on the way. The first amd formost thing you notice about this beautiful city is its cleanliness. The main roads are very clean and broad and there is greenary ...Read More

Mysore: The Best Ever Experience
Nov 24, 2015 11:37 AM Read (via Android App)
I visited Mysore in the month of April 2014. The Mysore is small, clean and tidy city of Karnataka. This is the best place I have ever experienced till I have started traveling. Firstly, the best thing I liked is the Musical Fountain dance in Vrindavan Garden. That place is very cool, calm an...Read More

Good destination
Oct 27, 2015 12:39 PM Read (via Android App)
Very good place in karnataka. We visited this I think 5, 6 years before for family trip. It was navarathri festival and too rush, crowded also. that time we can not able to see the palace. We have taken kids and all so it was full security, still did not want to take risk then we cancelled...Read More

Culture of Mughal Mysore
21 days ago Read (via Android App)
The first impression of Mysore is the Mysore Palace. With heap rickshaw cost of traveling you can roam and enjoy and explore the real Mysore. I was really impressed by the Dance Art Schools, guardens, animals and birds park. The local foods are very nice. You can collect good stuffs like ornamen...Read More

I love going there
21 days ago Read (via Android App)
There are many place which are to be seen the palace, vrendavan .You can get any thing for cheap price by bargaining. I have got 3ring, a key chain, a pouch and a bar of chocolate for only 250RS. Its actual price in amazon is about 500RS. I wish you will also go.

Amazing place
Oct 01, 2019 06:29 AM Read (via Android App)
I is so amazing place. Mysore is the best place where I was arrived. The location of the palaces there is very beautiful. Me and my family loved this place.

Mysore city
Jul 14, 2019 07:22 PM Read (via Android App)
Hi all, I am from mysore, I love mysore city because it is a tourist place, historical places n the main thing is dasara prosession will be done in mysore. While on dasara time different kinds of states peoples comes to mysore to watch mysore dasara prosession. After the prosession finished, peo...Read More

Historical place
Apr 07, 2019 09:23 AM Read (via iOS App)
Mysore Palace is a historical palace and a royal residence at Mysore in the Indian State of Karnataka. It is the official residence of the Wadiyar dynasty and the seat of the Kingdom of Mysore. The palace is in the centre of Mysore, and faces the Chamundi Hills there is wood work gifts and many ...Read More

Heaven of peace
Apr 01, 2019 10:00 PM Read (via Android App)
One of the most beautiful city in India is Mysore, beautiful city and hence called as a cleanest city and there is no mich crowd which allow people to enjoy and lead calm lofe. It is very much suited for the retired life people. There are lot of places to visit like palace, Brindavan garden, ...Read More

Mysore - the city mahishasur
Mar 08, 2019 10:20 PM Read (via Android App)
This city has a lot of history and meanwhile it's getting smarter too. One place you can find old palaces and other there are smart modes of transportation. This is the best city to stay. It has IT companies like Infosys and l& t . And it is closer to many weekend getaways like Ooty, madi...Read More

The great state of Mysore
Jan 13, 2019 10:23 PM Read (via Android App)
One of the best and cleanest cities in India is Mysore. There are loads of places to visit around Mysore like the Mysore palace, zoo, Brindavan gardens, Jaganmohan Palace, St. Philomena'Cathedral, Chamundeshwari temple, Shivanasamudra falls, railway museum, koddagu trek, and many more. It...Read More

Mysore trip
Aug 26, 2018 12:22 PM Read (via Android App)
Last month I was visited mysore.its such a wonderful place.from banglore it will take only 3-4 hour.so many places is there to visit in mysore.i was visited sriranganatha temple, mysore palace, chamundi temple, st.antonys church, mysore silk hut.from chamundi hill we can see full view of mysore ...Read More

Best place (must visit )
Mar 06, 2018 05:38 PM Read (via Android App)
Mysore is one of beautifull tourist destination where we many place to explore now I will share my experience what I saw in mysore . Mysore is mainly famous for its zoo and its palace mysoree zoo has many animal and bird the zoo is very neat and tidy the white toger of mysore is beatifull ...Read More

Royal place
Sep 16, 2017 09:32 PM Read
It is also called Mysore or Mysuru. It is a wonderful place with significant importance in history. The city is also the seat of art and music and is rightly called Karnataka’s cultural capital. Today, Mysore is a major industrial hub. They include BEML, J. K. Tyres, Wipro, SPI, Falcon Tyres, L ...Read More

Mysore city
Aug 27, 2017 03:16 PM Read (via Android App)
Such a brilliant experience I had from mysore. I did go mysore before 2 years and still I remember the days I spent there. I went both Maharaja's and Tippu Sulthan's palace, we should see if once. And I did go Chamundi Hills , Wax Museums, Nature Park, Mysore Zoo. Mysore Dam with Garden is super...Read More

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