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Mysore, Karnataka

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Fast Facts

It is located in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is known for sandlewood products. It enjoys moderate climatic condition.

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Did You Know

Mysore is known for sandlewood products.

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Mysore, also known as the city of palaces is located in the state of Karnataka. Large number of travelers from all over the world frequents this city to explore its cultural richness. Known for sandlewood products, Mysore celebrates Dasara festival with great pomp and excitement. The city is dotted with numerous attractions, which makes the city all the more popular among the tourists.

Climate of Mysore

Mysore enjoys a pleasant and moderate climatic condition. You can experience a cool and equable temperature. Mysore has a tropical climate and the monsoon is of tropical type. The summers are warm and the winters remain cool. Distinctly, Mysore enjoys four distinct type of climate, namely cold, hot, south west monsoon and north east monsoon.

Transportation in Mysore

Getting to Mysore is very easy. You can avail the Bengaluru Interantional Airport in Bangalore, which is the nearest airport to Mysore. If you are coming by train, then you can get down at Mysore railway station. NH-212 and state highway 17 passes through the city. Regular buses also ply on the roads of Mysore.

Tourist Attractions in Mysore

Mysore is historically and culturally very rich, which are reflected in the various tourist attractions of Mysore. You can find a number of popular museums, palaces, gardens and parks, temples, zoos and religious places, which are worth visiting. You can contact tour operators, who will take you to these places. Some of the popular tourist hotspots are as follows:

  • Mysore Palace
  • Mysore Zoo
  • Brindavan Garden
  • Jaganmohana Palace
  • Folk Arts Musuem
  • Mahabaleshwara Temple
  • Bandipur National Park
  • Chamundi Hill
  • Rail museum
  • Somanathapura
  • St. Philomena's Church
  • Ranganathittu Birds Sanctuary
  • Karanji Lake and Park
  • Kukkarahalli Lake
  • Lalitha Mahal Palace

Dining in Mysore

You can visit the local eateries and restaurants, and taste the authentic dishes of Mysore. Idli and dosa are the popular delicacies of Mysore. Rice based dishes are popular in this part of the country. Coconut, spices and tamarind are the common spices used in all recipes of Mysore dishes.

Hotels in Mysore

Indus Valley Ayurvedic Center, Hotel Royal Inn, Hotel Regaalis, Hotel the President, Hotel Viceroy, Lalitha Mahal Palace, Hotel Kaynes Mysore, Hotel Paradise, Nalapad Residency Mysore are the major hotels, which are located in the city of Mysore.

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