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  1. Welcome to Mysore Travel Guide

  2. Mysore Palace History The word Mysoreorginates from the word “mahishur“meaning ‘The town of Mahishasura in Kannada’. Mysore has been linked with the Puranic story found in the Devi Bhagavatha. As stated in the story in the Devi Purana, Mysore was ruled by the demon Kind Mahishasura, a buffalo-headed monster. In reaction to the prayer of the Gods and Goddesses to rescue them from the demon, Goddess Parvathi, took birth as Chamundeshwari and killed the monster on top of the Chamundi hill located close to Mysore.

  3. Mysore Culture For many centuries, Mysore has been a city where all religions lived harmoniously. At its cultural peak, under the Vijayanagar Empire, the Wodeyar rulers encouraged religion and culture, without discrimination. This evolved into a distinct cultural style known as the “Mysore Style“and is prevalent in its arts and crafts. Over time this creative culture stretched far and wide it was prefixed with the word “Mysore” to identify the unique cultural heritage. To this day, in Karnataka, the highest quality of any jasmine flowers are known as Mysooru Maligae (Mysore Jasmine). The impact of the culture and the tradition of several dynasties that have ruled Mysore is found in the culture and custom of mysore at present. The architecture found in the learning centers and the temples od mysore bear an imprint of the tower structure and carvings of the hoysalas while British influence is found in the government buildings.

  4. Mysore Tourist Places Mysore attractions are one of the favourite tourist destination city in Karnataka. It was formerly the capital of the state and hence has played an important role in the history of the state and of South India. Like many other cities in India, Mysore has developed into a modern cosmopolitan. However is has kept its rich historical culture and legacy, creating an exclusive experience for travelers. Mysore attracts people from all over the country and the world, that are seeking the splendor and unique culture, that Mysore has to offer ,Mysore Visiting Places is world class tourist Place In India.

  5. The KRS Dam and Brindavan Gardens The KRS dam and the adjoining Brindavan Gardens are both worth visiting. The Brindavan Gardens is one of its kinds in the country. It is famous all over for its vividly lit dancing fountains that come alive once the sun dips beneath the horizon.The dam was built across river Kaveri in 1924. It is the main source of water for the districts of Mysore and Mandya. The water is used for irrigation in Mysore and Mandya and it is the main source of drinking water for all of Mysore, Mandya and almost the whole of Bengaluru city, the capital of the state of Karnataka. The water released from this dam flows into the state of Tamil Nadu, and is stored in Mettur dam in the Salem district. Take heaven and seek peace of mind at any of the three pristine lakes in Mysore. Not only have these lakes become popular among visitors,it’s also a utopia for migratory birds set among lush green terrain and walking trails for all to enjoy.

  6. Mysore Zoo Visiting the oldest zoo in India is becoming a huge attraction over the past few decades. The Mysore Zoo was founded by Maharaja Chamaraja Wodeyar in 1892. It flourished under Royal financing but was eventually handed over to the government after independence. Today the Zoo is equipped with modern facilities, captivating animals, and has become a pioneer in breeding methods for animals in captivity. Mysore Zoo was started with an area of 10.9 Acres and during 1907 another 6.22 acre was added to the zoo.

  7. St. Philomena Church The St. Philomena’s Church in Mysore is one of the oldest churches in India. It is over 200 years old. Initially over 250 years ago there was a small church in its place. When the capital of Mysore state was move from Srirangapatnam to Mysore city in 1799, many British officers and soldiers came and settled down in Mysore.

  8. Mysore Historical Places The Mysore Zoo, established in 1892,the Karanji and Kukkarahalli lakes are popular recreational destinations. Mysore has the Regional Museum of Natural History, the Folk Lore Museum, the Railway Museum and the Oriental Research Institute. The city is a centre for yoga-related health tourism that attracts domestic and foreign visitors, particularly those who, for years, came to study with the late ashtanga yoga guru K. Pattabhi Jois. A short distance from Mysore city is the neighbouring Mandya District’s Krishnarajasagar Dam and the adjoining Brindavan Gardens, where a musical fountain show is held every evening. Places of historic importance close to Mysore are Mandya District’s Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangapatna And other neighborhood Mysore visiting places are Somanathapura and Talakad. B R Hills, Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta hill and the hill stations of Ooty, Sultan Bathery and Madikeri are close to Mysore.

  9. All About Mysore The Vijayanagara Empire disintegrated in 1565. The power vacuum created soon after was exploited by Raja Wadiyar (ruled 1578–1617). He expanded the borders of the Mysore kingdom and in 1610 changed the capital city from Mysore to Srirangapatna; a rare island formed by the river Kaveri, which provided natural protection against military attacks. Today Mysore is a growing, highly motivated city that has been able to retain its picturesque old traditions and peaceful charm. Today the city is famous worldwide for its excellent sandalwood and rosewood artifacts, stone sculptures, incense sticks, inlay work with ivory and its exquisite silk sarees.

  10. Address: Mysore, Karnataka 570003 Website: Facebook: Twitter: G+ Piterest: