WELCOME TO MYSORE
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.