Mysore or Mysuru is a city located 145 Km away from Karnataka’s capital city of Bangalore. Known for its delectable contributions like to Mysore masala dosa and Mysore Pak, the city of Mysore attracts tourists from all India and world. Nicknamed as “the palace city”, Mysore is home to the iconic Mysore Palace which is not only the city’s main attraction; it also houses the royal Wodeyar family. If you are planning a trip to Mysore, then read through the next paragraph with talks about the best tourist attractions in Mysore.
Mysore, Karnataka’s 3rd largest city is without a doubt one of the main tourist attraction in Karnataka. The city is home to plenty of amazing places to see, starting from Mysore zoo to the opulent Mysore palace. Apart from being the residence of the royal Wodeyar dynasty, Mysore Palace was also the seat of the Kingdom of Mysore. On taking a tour of the palace one gets to see numerous antiques and paintings on display as well as get a feel of the life of the royals in the olden days. If you happen to visit the palace in the evening of a weekend, you’ll see the palace light up with thousands of incandescent bulbs. Atop the Chamundi hills sits the Chamundeshwari Temple, a religious site in the city where one can witness religious activities as well as picturesque views of the city. Mysore zoo and the Karanji Lake are two more attraction located within the city that can be enjoyed by Children and adults, especially nature lovers. St. Philomena's Church is another top attraction in Mysore located within the city; make sure you stop by if you happen to Visit Mysore for Christmas holidays. Travel to the outskirts of Mysore and find some more spectacular tourist attractions like Brindavan gardens, Krishna Raja Sagara Dam, Tipu’s Summer Palace and Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary. Mysuru is also known for celebrating the Hindu festival of Dasehra with all pomp and show. As can be seen from the wide range of tourist places, Mysore will satisfy History buffs, nature enthusiasts or any kind of holiday goers looking to have a good time.
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