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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 tourist place.
Nov 18, 2016 08:05 PM Read
I want to share my personal experience about Mysore tourist place. This place is very popular and many tourists are coming for entertainment. This place accessibility is not bad, but I do not like this inside structures. This place location is good because many local sightseeing of this place...Read More

Mysore is very beautiful tourist place.
Oct 27, 2016 07:05 PM Read (via Android App)
Mysore is Asia's most cleanest city, Beacose this one main attractive city in India, the greatest Mysore palese is very very beautiful and ambari is one of the main attractive, Mysore Chamundi Betta is also Historical place the people like it, dasara is most important festival in Mysore and Karn...Read More

A Trip to the Mysore Palace
Sep 26, 2016 11:10 AM Read
I had been to Mysore by bus in the month of November 2015. I had been to Mysore on a winter morning by the KSRTC ordinary bus in November, 2015. The total journey takes approximately 3:30 hours and passes through Kengeri, Bidadi, Ramanagara, Channapatna, Maddur, Mandya and Srirangapatna. The far...Read More

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Mysore
Sep 22, 2016 12:03 AM Read (via Android App)
Mysore was city of palace there is a big palace it popular with the name of Mysore palace.Mysore is located in Karnataka state near Bengaluru.it was very beautiful city.tipu sultan was great king he was freedom fighter he fought with British army to got freedom.and sacred in the battle.he was gr...Read More

Mysore :
Dec 17, 2015 06:38 PM Read
Mysore is a lovely city nether less of the rumours that is it cursed or cannot progress into the 21 century. I think this place is filled with rich culture and thats what makes a city beautiful to visit. Love the zoo as its a childhood favourite of mine. The mysore palace is also a must see p...Read More

Great City..!!
Apr 21, 2015 12:47 PM Read
Very nice city.Less traffic, some good places to roam around and autorikshaw walas are very good there. Weather is good there, so places are very romantic. Mysore place is very near to bus stand and it is very much good. In the evening/dark, the lighting will attract you there at Mysore place...Read More

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