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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

Famous For


Mysore Reviews

Jul 19, 2001 08:35 AM Read
Welcome to the city of palaces,serenic lifestyle,pure ghee sweets and silk sarees.welcome to Mysore.Mysore,having derived it's name from the evil demon'mahisha sura' is the most prefered town in karnataka after bangalore.mysore has reamined mute witness to the many changes over the years ,first ...Read More

My was I sore..
Jun 04, 2001 04:24 PM Read
Well, This time my trip down south was a mixed bag. I had been really looking forward to this trip. First of course we landed in the garden city ..bangalore. This city was a pleasant change, climate wise from Mumbai, which is sweltering now. From Bangalore, I had arranged thro a friend two trips...Read More

Fantastic, Take it from me, I live here!
Apr 11, 2001 12:30 PM Read
Well , I live in Mysore city and am a proud citizen of this BEAUTIFUL city and allow me to tell u more about this fantastic little city! So, I was just born in pune but have lived all of my life in mysore.I have visited almost all the big cities of India but not yet seen a city like this. Let me...Read More


Mysore : The land of Sandalwood and Rosewood.
Apr 10, 2001 05:14 PM Read
Located 140 Kms from the state capital Bangalore, Mysore is the erstwhile capital of Wodeyars, the rulers of Mysore state. The Wodeyar family ruled Mysore since 14th century except for a short period of 40 years when Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan were the rulers. Mysore has never failed to mesmerise...Read More

Take a short break here !!!
Apr 05, 2001 02:03 PM Read
Mysore - the land of happiness and peace and history.... This place has got an old world charm. This review is from the tourist's point of view. I have been to Mysore a number of times. It so happens that Mysore is just three and some odd hours from Bangalore and whenever my friends and relat...Read More

A must visit
Feb 20, 2001 09:31 PM Read
I should talk about Mysore from various angles. Here I go... A tourist attraction: The Mysore Maharaja Palace, The Lalit Mahal are two marvellous constructions. The Maharaja's palace is a masterpiece of architecture and art. Though the tourists are allowed to see only about 20 to 30% of the w...Read More

Oct 14, 2019 03:21 PM Read (via Android App)
I like every where travel. Mysore is very good place. I want to go Mysore in December. My friend tells this is very good place. ...Read More

Oct 05, 2019 09:58 AM Read (via Android App)
Mysore is a hostorical place where everyone must visit . It is very beautiful place to explore and enjoy. DMK Head Stalin visited here every year . ...Read More

Mysore the city
Mar 23, 2019 04:34 PM Read (via Mobile)
Mysore is the most beautiful city, and I love Mysore very much because we can enjoy each and every minute being there and it's amazing.The food they serve, musical look the city have will make your much to see there and also you can see lots of birds in the trees and they sounds like fore...Read More

Jun 22, 2018 12:57 PM Read (via Mobile)
Best place to go in vacation time or season time spend our time and gain about all things especially about mysore fort. It's an well tech city so there is no more any needed thing all things are available there and with highquantity rooms, good food, many place to visit mysore sandle sopa is ...Read More

Heritage city mysore
May 18, 2018 05:21 PM Read (via Android App)
Hi friends, Iam sharing my experience on my days in mysore. Mysore is one of the most visited tourist place in india.mysote is situated in karanataka state of karnataka. You can reach there by air, karnatakaSRTC and teain ways .the nearest railway station is bengaluru. I visited myso...Read More

Mysore.Great Place on Earth.
May 10, 2018 03:20 PM Read (via Android App)
Hello friends , I would like to share about Mysore, Last years I was visited with my families, its great experience in Mysore attmospare, Mysore is a third most popu city in the sate in karnataka. Mysore a city in India kaenataka state, was the capital of the kingdom of mysore from long...Read More

May 03, 2018 02:34 PM Read (via Android App)
Mysore it, s. Good place for tourist. .but dicember month and january month full crowd.i enjoy this place. Palace , krs its. Nice place good parking place my trip is super. Hotels are good place very clean and. Nice place in mysore hotels are. Avealiable verity rate and. Food. So freinds myso...Read More

A nice place to visit
Jan 30, 2018 06:51 PM Read
I have been to mysore about 3 times its a nice place to visit. during my trip I visited the mysore palace, ranganathitu bird sanctuary and the mysore zoo. The zoo is really big and it would take a very long time to cover the entire zoo so I with my vehicle had booked a vehicle that was provided ...Read More

Most beautiful tourist place
Jan 16, 2018 12:34 PM Read (via Mobile)
Hello Friends I have visited vrindawan garden on 9th December 2007. During collage industrial visit. I request all to must visit this garden. It is situated on bank of kaveri dam. Mysore is one historical city in karnataka. It is famous for Tippu sultan palace, mysore palace, zoo. I visited m...Read More

Clean city in karnataka
Nov 03, 2017 02:47 PM Read
I friends I am taking about very good place and very beautiful place in karnataka is mysore.mysore is a traditional place.why I am telling clean city in karnataka because no traffic .roads are very good and clean.beautiful weather.and more touring places such as world famous mysore More

Mysore tourist places
Oct 26, 2017 10:33 PM Read (via Android App)
Mysore is a verry coolest city. Mysore is atracted places.mysore in this places in a tourist. Mysore palace, chamundi hill, mysore zoogad. All places verry beauty full places. And mysore dasara festival is verry beautiful. 250 kg gold ambari in a palace is amezing .so mysore is a best for a tour...Read More

Wonderful place
Sep 11, 2017 06:26 PM Read (via Android App)
My trip to mysore was just amazing. In the morning first we went to Chamundi hills. Its famous in Mysore. Chamundeshwari Devi is worshipped here. The temple and nature was really soo beautiful. Then we visited Mysore palace. The architecture of the palace really mesmerising. Ambari and Simhas...Read More

Mysore fabulous place
Aug 28, 2017 04:03 PM Read
Hi, Mysore wonderful place. I went with my friends at college days. It's amazing tourist  place. Mysore wonderful gift given by god. When I visited this place my eyes too cool and mind as to be too relaxed. The hotel facilities are cheap and best. The hotel name is The maurya place. Wha...Read More

Amazing place for tourists
May 19, 2017 03:30 PM Read (via Android App)
We have been to Mysore last month. We have visited the Mysore palace which also had a tanga ride in front of the entry. That was an excellent way to make the tourists to view the external area of the palace. As I like horse riding felt really good and had great time. Awesome place and I apprecia...Read More



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