Bangalore to Mysore

Mysore officially know as Mysuru, is the 3rd most populous city in the state of Karnataka. Mysore is noted for its heritage structures and palaces, including the Mysore Palace for the festivities that take place during the Dasara festival when the city receives a large number of tourists from around the world. It lends its name to various art forms and culture, such as Mysore Dasara, Mysore Painting, the sweet dish Mysore Pak, Mysore masala dosa, brands such as Mysore Sandal Soap, Mysore Ink and styles and cosmetics such as Mysore Peta (a traditional silk turban) and the Mysore Silk sarees. Tourism is the major industry alongside the traditional industries.Mysore’s inter-city public transportation includes rail and bus, flights become available only during the peak time of the Dasara.




01: Mysore Palace
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 eastward. Mysore is commonly described as the ‘City of Palaces’, and there are seven palaces including this one; however, ‘Mysore Palace’ refers specifically to this one within the Old Fort.

02: Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Temple
The Chamundeshwari Temple is a Hindu temple located on the top of Chamundi Hills about 13 km from the palace city of Mysore in the state of Karnataka in India. The temple was named after Chamundeshwari or Durga, the fierce form of Shakti, a tutelary deity held in reverence for centuries by Mysore Maharajas. Chamundeshwari is called by the people of Karnataka as Naada Devathe which means State Goddess. The temple is famous for the celebrations of festivals like Aashada Shukravara, Navaratri and Ammanavara Vardhanthi. In the month of Ashadha, Fridays are considered particularly auspicious

03: Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
Mysore Zoo officially the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens is a 157 acre zoo located near the palace in Mysore. It is one of the oldest and most popular zoos in India and is home to a wide range of species. Mysore Zoo is one of the city’s most popular attractions.

04: Brindavan Gardens
The Brindavan Gardens is a garden located in the Mandya District. It lies adjoining the Krishnarajasagara Dam which is built across the river Cauvery. Visited by close to 2 million tourists per year, the garden is one of the major attractions of Srirangapatna

05: St. Philomena’s Cathedral
St. Philomena’s Cathedral is a Catholic church that is the cathedral of the Diocese of Mysore. The full name is the Cathedral of St. Joseph and St. Philomena. It is also known as St. Joseph’s Cathedral. It was constructed in 1936 using a Neo Gothic style and its architecture was inspired by the Cologne Cathedral in Germany. This is one of the tallest churches in Asia

06: Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery And Auditorium
Jaganmohan Palace is a palace in the city of Mysore, India. Its construction was completed in 1861 and was initially used by the Wodeyars, kings of Mysore as their home when the present majestic Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas Palace) was under construction after the old palace turned into ashes owing to a fire accident. It is now used as an art gallery and a function hall. The palace is one of the seven palaces of the royal city of Mysore and one of the most beautiful contributions of the Wodeyar Kings to the city during their regime.

07: Karanji Lake
Karanji Lake (ಕಾರಂಜಿ ಕೆರೆ) is a lake located in the city of Mysore. The lake is surrounded by a nature park consisting of a butterfly park and a walk-through aviary. This aviary is the biggest ‘walk-through aviary’ in India. There is also a museum, the Regional Museum of Natural History which is located on the banks of this lake

08: Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, also known as Pakshi Kashi of Karnataka is a bird sanctuary in the Mandya District. It is the largest bird sanctuary in the state and comprises six islets on the banks of the Kaveri river. Ranganathittu is located three kilometers away from the historic town of Srirangapatna and 16 kilometres north of Mysore

09: Railway Museum Mysore
The Railway Museum at Mysore, India is an outdoor exhibit of vintage locomotives. The Railway Museum was established in 1979 by Indian Railways, the second such museum after the National Railway Museum in Delhi. The museum is opposite the Central Food Technology and Research Institute on Krishnaraja Sagar Road.

10: KrishnaRajaSagara Dam
Krishna Raja Sagara, also popularly known as KRS, is a lake and the dam that creates it. They are close to the settlement of Krishnarajasagara in the Indian State of Karnataka. The gravity dam made of surki mortar is below the confluence of river Kaveri with its tributaries Hemavati and Lakshmana Tirtha, in the district of Mandya. There is an ornamental garden, Brindavan Gardens, attached to the dam

11: Mysuru Sand Sculpture Museum
Compact museum devoted to sand art, housing several intricate sculptures

12: Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangapatna
The Ranganthaswamy temple (usually referred to as “Sri Ranganathaswamy”) in Srirangapatna is dedicated to the Hindu god Ranganatha (a manifestation of the god Vishnu). It is one of the five important pilgrimage sites of Sri Vaishnavism along the river Kaveri for devotees of Ranganatha. These five sacred sites are together known as Pancharanga Kshetrams in Southern India. Since Srirangapatna is the first temple starting from upstream, the deity is known as Adi Ranga. The town of Srirangapatna, which derives its name from the temple, is located on an island in the river Kaveri.

13: Sri Nandi Temple
Hindu temple dedicated to Nandi with a massive, popular sculpture of a bull carved from stone

15: Kukkarahalli Lake
The lake is located within the Mysore city limits. There is a 4.5 km walkway on the periphery of the lake with shaded stone benches for visitors to sit, relax and enjoy the scenic serenity of the lake

16: Folk Lore Museum
The Folklore Museum at Mysore is a museum which exhibits folk art and crafts from all over the state of Karnataka. The museum has a spectacular collection of more than 6,500 unique folklore exhibits. The museum exhibits have been organized in systematic order according to the folk art forms. The gallery is divided into wings for folklore, large dolls, folklife, literature and art.

17: Melody World Wax Museum
Wax museum housing galleries of life-size statues playing musical instruments from around the world.

18: Balmuri Falls
Short, scenic waterfall stretching along a small dam, popular for wading & outdoor picnics

19: Daria Daulat Bagh
Daria Daulat Bagh literally means ‘Garden of the Sea of Wealth’ is a palace situated in the city of Srirangapatna, near Mysore. It is mostly made out of teakwood. The palace is built in the Indo-Saracenic style in mostly made of teakwood. The palace has a rectangular plan and is built on a raised platform. There are open corridors along the four sides of the platform with wooden pillars at the edges of the Plinth. The western and eastern wings have walls the other two wings have recessed bays with pillars supporting the roof. The four staircases are inconspicuous, built in the four partition walls that divide the audience hall into four rooms at four corners with a central hall connecting the eastern and western corridors. The most stunning feature of the palace is that all the space available on the walls, pillars, canopies, and arches have colorful frescoes in the style of Mysore paintings. The outer walls of the palace have frescoes of the battle scenes and portraits. The inner walls are decorated with scrolls of thin foliage and floral patterns. The wooden ceilings of the palace are pasted with canvas painted with floral patterns. On the western wall are painting that depicts the celebrated victory achieved by Haider Ali and Tippu Sultan over the English led by Col

20: Regional Museum of Natural History Mysore
The Regional Museum of Natural History at Mysore, is a museum in India with exhibits on plants, animals and geology of the southern region of India. The museum is located on the banks of Karanji Lake, with the Chamundi Hills visible in the background. It is now a landmark in the city. The museum exhibits plants, animals and geology of the southern region of India. The galleries emphasize the conservation of nature and natural resources while depicting ecological interrelationship among plants and animals. Visually challenged students can feel the exhibits of animals on the premises. The museum provides an extracurricular activity for schools and promotes environmental awareness

21: Gumbaz, Srirangapatna
The Gumbaz at Srirangapatna is a Muslim mausoleum at the centre of a landscaped garden, holding the graves of Tippu Sultan, his father Hyder Ali, and his mother Fakr-Un-Nisa. It was built by Tippu Sultan to house the graves of his parents. The British allowed Tippu to be buried here after his death in the Siege of Srirangapatna in 1799. The mausoleum was surrounded by a cypress garden which is said to have different species of flowering trees and plants collected by Tippu Sultan from Persia, Ottoman Turkey, Kabul and French Mauritius. The original carved doors of the mausoleum have been removed and are now displayed at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The present doors made of ebony and decorated with ivory were gifted by Lord Dalhousie.

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