The city of Mysore in Karnataka was the capital of the Kingdom of Mysore till 1947. A laid-back city with a number of sightseeing places, Mysore is one of the top places to visit in Karnataka. Famous for the silk and sandalwood it produces, the city of Mysore is the place to visit with your family and friends if you are looking for a laidback vacation. Here are some of the things you’ll see if you take a Mysore Tour Package.
The star of all the tourist attraction in Mysore is the opulent Mysore palace. Located in the centre of the city, the Mysore palace is the home of the royal Wodeyar family. A tour of the palace will show you a large collection of royal antiques and the central hall will definitely leave you in awe. You’ll be in for a surprise if you happen to visit the palace around 7 pm on a weekend as during this time the entire palace if lit up with thousands of little bulbs, and it’s a sight to see! Whether or not you are travelling with your kids the Mysore Zoo is a must visit place in Mysore. It is home to a large number of species from around the world. The Chamundi hill gets its name from the Chamundeshwari temple that sits atop it. You can take the scenic ride up to the temple on a car or climb over one thousand steps to reach the top. The view of the city from over the hills alone make it a totally worthy trip. Situated in the outskirts of the city are the famous Brindavan Gardens, an ideal spot to go on a picnic, Brindavan gardens are also known for the fountain shows.
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