Located in the state of Karnataka, Mysore is a major destination for the travelers planning their visit to a heritage site. Also known as the city of palaces, Mysore is dotted with numerous cultural destinations and imposing destinations. Large number of tourists from all over the world visits this city to visit the various tourist attractions and cultural destination. Sandalwood products of Mysore are largely popular. The Dusshera festival in Mysore is a major festival, which is celebrated with great excitement and verve.
Mysore enjoys a cool and equable temperature. Tourists can visit this city almost anytime of the year. The tropical climate of Mysore is characterized by warm summers and cool winters. However, this city also experiences rainy season.
Being a major heritage and historic sites in India, Mysore is well connected to other parts of the country. The transportation network of Mysore is excellent and reaching there will not be a problem at all. Bengaluru Interantional Airport in Bangalore is the nearest airport, which can be availed by the tourists visiting Mysore. Get down at the Mysore railway station to get to this city. NH-212 and state highway 17 passes through the city.
Known for its rich cultural resource, Mysore has numerous tourist attractions. There are wide ranges of museums, palaces, gardens and parks, temples, zoos and religious places, which you can not miss out. Some of the major places of attractions, which are worth visiting are as follows:
- Brindavan Garden
- Mahabaleshwara Temple
- Mysore Palace
- Lalitha Mahal Palace
- Jaganmohana Palace
- Mysore Zoo
- Rail museum
- Kukkarahalli Lake
- Folk Arts Musuem
- Ranganathittu Birds Sanctuary
- Bandipur National Park
- Chamundi Hill
- St. Philomena's Church
- Karanji Lake and Park
Some of the tastiest delicacies of India are found in Mysore. For some spicy and tangy cuisines, visit the local eateries and restaurants in Mysore. Idli and dosa are the chief delight of this city. Here, you can splurge on various rice based dishes and coconut, spices and tamarind are the common ingredients used in all recipes of Mysore cuisines
Coming here, you will never face any problem with the accommodation. There are various categories of hotels in Mysore to satisfy the individual needs of the guests. Some of the popular hotels available in Mysore are Hotel Royal Inn, Hotel Viceroy, Hotel Regaalis, Lalitha Mahal Palace, Hotel the President, Hotel Kaynes Mysore, Indus Valley Ayurvedic Center, Hotel Paradise, Nalapad Residency Mysore and many others.