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Mysore, previously known as Mysuru, is the third largest and second most populated city of Karnataka. Situated right at the foot of Chamundi Hills, Mysore was once the capital of the Kingdom of Mysore. The rich cultural environment of Mysore has earned it the title of Cultural Capital of Karnataka.

Dussehra in Mysore is celebrated with great pomp and grandeur for ten days and people from every corner of the globe visit this city during the festival. There are some remarkable heritage structures in Mysore like: The famous Mysore Palace, Jaganmohana Palace. Other significant tourist places in Mysore include Brindavan Garden, KRS Backwaters, Mysore Zoo, Rail Museum Chamundi Hill, Somanthapura, Karanji Lake & Park, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Tipu Sultan’s Birth place, Palace & Tomb and the Venugopala Swamy Temple which was submerged in 1930 was restored to its original glory in 2000 and is now a living monument close to Brindavan Gardens. Mysore is also famed for its exceptional quality of Mysore Silk and a unique tradition of painting known as Mysore Painting.


Mysore Palace


Dussehra, Mysore

jaganmohan palace art gallery

Jaganmohan Palace (Art Gallery)


Brindavan Garden

Mysore zoo

Mysore Zoo

157-acre, One of the oldest and most popular zoo's in India
ranganathittu bird sanctuary

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

blue lagoon

KRS Back Waters (Blue Lagoon)

balmuri falls

Balmuri Falls

tipu sultan birth palace

Tippu Sultan's Empire


Submerged Venugopala Swamy Temple


St. Philomena's Church


Railway Museum


Chamundeshwari Temple


Chennakesava Temple