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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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Historical and cultural place
Feb 06, 2017 12:15 PM Read
We went some day before to Mysore, place is very nice, they by more local sightseeing places like Mysore palace, Chamundi hillls, Mysore ZOO, KRS dum with musci fountain, Park, Ranganath swamy temple, Tippu summer and winter palaces, Talakadu cauvery river with lot of sand on entire place, Lalit...Read More

Very beautiful City
Jan 19, 2017 08:40 AM Read (via Android App)
Mysore[3] ( i/ma?'s??r/) , officially renamed as Mysuru, is the second most populous and also the second largest city[4] in the state of Karnataka, India. Located at the base of the Chamundi Hills about 146 km ( 91 mi) southwest of the state capital Bengaluru, it is spread across an area of 128....Read More

Historical Place
Jan 02, 2017 03:51 PM Read
Mysore Palace a feast for the eyes, Tippu Palace the history which can be seen as we have only read the Summer Palace the Dagah, Chamudi Temple the Goddess of Mysore Shakti Goddesses , Zoo which is a zoological park with almost al animals, the KRS dam or The Brindavan gardens which was built by ...Read More

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Core of karnataka
Oct 23, 2016 01:25 AM Read (via iOS App)
King of karnataka deserves this! beautiful place located in india I love to visit it again n again tipu sultan taken the name of india upto next level palace is great n the surroundings of the palace are even better shops n stores are located there which made it more special to th...Read More

About Mysore
Oct 13, 2016 08:07 PM Read (via Mobile)
Mysore is the best and peaceful city to live and has the best climatic conditions. Mysore is also called the palace city.Mysore is surrounded with many tourist places and the best tourist place the good thing is don't worry about people everyone has a good heart to help in any condition you are....Read More

Nice tourist place
Aug 28, 2016 10:29 PM Read (via Android App)
Mysore is known mysuru , a city in India's south western Karnataka state was the capital of the kingdom of mysore from 1399 to 1947.in itd center is opulent mysore palace, seat of the former ruling wodeyar dynasty.The palace blends hindu , islamic , Gothic and Rajput styles .mysore is also home ...Read More

Histoic city
Aug 10, 2016 08:49 PM Read (via Android App)
Its oficially named as mysuru. Is the third most populous city in the state of karnataka  india.  Located at the base of yhe chamundi hills about 146 km southwest of the state capital bangalore. Its spread across an area of 128. 42 km square. According to the provisonal resultsof the 2011 nat...Read More

Musical Fountain - Brindavan Garden
Apr 04, 2016 04:25 PM Read
In the backdrop of the KRS dam, the Brindavan Garden in Mysore boasts of the musical fountain/light show in the evenings at around 7pm. Our experience in March 2016 was very bad. The show is of very poor quality. People were leaving the venue in droves. It did not appear that the concerned of...Read More

Heritage City
Feb 13, 2016 07:47 AM Read (via Android App)
Mysore city is 150 kms from Bangalore. One can visit this place any time of the year. Must visit places are Mysore Palace, KRS Dam ( Brindavan gardens) , Chamundi hills, Mysore zoo, Lalitha mahal, Karanji kere and shopping at Devaraj urs road, Kalpana road and Sayyaji Rao road. There are many...Read More

I love liv3 in mysore
Jan 17, 2016 12:37 PM Read (via Android App)
Mysore is a cleanest city in india and it great to me that I live in mysore . Mysore has many tourist place and it has all facilities to live in mysore . and also has many ancient memories in mysore Mysore is right place to live with good knowledge Because it provide good education a...Read More

Decent place
May 29, 2015 09:03 PM Read
We decided to visit Mysore on Dussehra as this festival is celebrated with full zeal there. There are many places visiting on the way to mysore are a bird sanctuary and Tipu Sultans fort. After visiting these places we headed towards mysore and visited an ancient temple which was beautiful but h...Read More

Historical Place
May 29, 2015 05:09 PM Read
Mysore once the city of Emperors & king & great leaders, is famous for its Palace, Zoo the Rail museum. Mysore once the place of great leader Tipu Sultan who fought against the British has a great historical background where you can visit Mysuru palace, the palace with beautifully designed squar...Read More

Beautiful city
May 23, 2015 03:05 PM Read
Mysore is a beautiful city located just 3 hours away from Bangalore. It is well connected to Bangalore by road and rail. There are many attractions in Mysore like Brindavan gardens, Chamundeshwari temple, Mysore palace, etc. It is also famous for the Infosys campus there. The drive to Chamund...Read More

Cool place mysore
May 20, 2015 07:28 PM Read
Mysore is an historical and very cool and traffic less and good education place, Am basically from mysore I would like to share opinion about my native, In our mysore have lots of historical temples Srirangapattana, Nanjanagoodu, Chamundi Hiils, Mysore palace, KRS, Tippu summer palace, Mysore Zo...Read More

Royal place-Mysore
May 04, 2015 03:12 PM Read
If you are travelling to the south don't miss the chance to visit Mysore or Mysuru.This is the third largest city of Karnataka.very well connected by bus and train from all over the Karnataka.As soon as you enter the city you will fell the royal charm. Middle of the city is the  palace.the pa...Read More

Nice city..!!
Apr 21, 2015 02:06 PM Read
I was in Infosys Mysore DC.So it was great opportunity for me to get a training in world class Training center and to see Mysore.Living in Mysore for 3 months, Now I undertsood why narayan murthi made his world class famous training center in mysore. Because the wheather is awsome there.It I ...Read More

A very nice city
Apr 11, 2015 12:42 PM Read
Mysore is a very nice heritage place, just 3 hours from Bangalore. There are many buses and trains to Mysore from Bangalore. Also, there is a fly bus service from Bangalore International Airport twice a day and back. This bus is so comfortable that u don't feel u r traveling. It has many form...Read More

City of Mysore: the Oldest Cultural City & Highly
Apr 04, 2013 03:22 PM Read
Mysore the historic city of Karnataka is famous for its magnificent palaces and majestic buildings. The huge green sprawling gardens and the avenues of aligned trees, surely attract the tourists all the time. The exotic place is full of graceful silk, sandalwood fragrance and the fabulous handcr...Read More

I hate mysore esp the autorikshaw walas...(genuine
Apr 13, 2012 09:05 PM Read
The worst place/city I ever visited is MYSORE...actually I am from tamilnadu...we(family with a kid n parents) really had a v tough time last year... THE AUTO RICKSHAW FELLOW r REAL ROUGES (I am not blaming the entire people of mysore........I can never forgot they way they treated us just be...Read More

Wondeful place
Dec 23, 2011 11:00 AM Read
Hello friends I am writing this review on historical place Mysore which is my favorite place. Long year back I have visited so I thought to pen it. I have been to mysore twice in 2005 with my friends & 2006 in July with my whole family. Well start with the details Mysore is a place in Karn...Read More

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