Mysore Travel Guide


  • Mysore Travel Guide
Mysore At a Glance
  • Population:887,446
  • Area :128.42 sq.kms
  • Geo Location:South West
  • Average Climate:10°C - 40°C
  • Best time to visit:Throughout the year
  • STD Code:0821

Introduction

Mysore is an important city of Karnataka. Mysore Tour take you to a city known as 'the city of palaces', a nickname gained because of its glorious historical past. It houses grand and imposing palaces, majestic temples, gardens that mesmerize the tourist in Mysore.

Mysore is commercially important city of Karnataka. Mysore, the name itself brings the fumes of sandalwood to senses, Mysore is related to sandalwood products and also famous for silk saris. So there may be many reasons for tour to Bangalore. You will find Bangalore Tour very soothing and relaxing.

Mysore is located at 770m above sea level, and has a pleasant climate throughout the year. You can plan your tour to Mysore at any time of the year.

While peeping into history, we find that Mysore was ruled by Wodeyars and was their capital. Under the Wodeyar's patronization, Mysore was developed as the centre of art and craft.

Mysore offers many interesting destinations for tourists. Mysore palace is the most important tourist destination of Mysore. This palace has in store many works of art from all over the world. It is illuminated on Dussera festival, presenting the spectacle of unmatchable beauty.

Another places to visit while on Mysore Tour are Chamundi Hills, a 335 meters high landmark dedicated to Indian Goddess, Chamundeswari. Brinndaban Gardens, located near KR Sagar Dam, spread over 150 acres, is the best garden of South India. St. Philomena's Church is the beautiful cathedral, built in Gothic style. Mysore Zoo and The Art Gallery are also on list of destinations on Mysore Tour.

You can go for excursions around and near Mysore while on Mysore Tour. Daria Daulat Bagh, Fort, Himvad Gopalaswamy Hills, Melkote, Talakad, Shivsamudra, Nagarhole National Park Kabini River Lodge, B.R. Hills are some spots near Mysore worth visiting in Mysore Tour.