Introduction of Mysore
Mysore is one of my favorite place in south India. when I travel to South India it’s my first choice to go in Mysore India. Mysore is also known as “City of Palace” Mysore is also Famous for his majestic Mysore Palace, and Dussehra Festival is a famous festival in Mysore. Also if you plan your trip in summer vacation then it’s the best time to travel in this city. Because this time climate is pretty cool.
How to reach Mysore
Well, you can reach Mysore by Three options, First, you can reach Mysore by Air, you can take flights to Mysore from all over Indian airports and International airports. The second one is you can reach Mysore By train and the Third one is you can reach Mysore by Road.
Mysore Tourist places
Here is the list of Best Places to visit in Mysore. and Top 10 Mysore Tourist Places.
- Mysore Palace
- Jaganmohan Palace
- Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion
- Lalitha Mahal
- Brindavan Gardens
- Mysore Zoo
- Chamundi Hills
- Mysore Railway Museum
- St Philomena’s Church
- Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
1) Mysore Palace
Mysore palace is located in Sayyaji Rao Road, Mysore, Karnataka. This palace is also known as Ambavilas Palace. Mysore palace is the official residence of Wadiyar dynasty. This palace was built in the Indo-Saracenic style and Government of Karnataka is current tenants of the Mysore palace. In 1897 Mysore palace construction was started and in 1912 construction completed this palace. And Maharani Pramoda Devi Wadiyar is the owner of the Mysore palace. This palace is looking so pretty and all room are in this palace is very cool and historical. also around the garden in this palace is very nice.
Mysore Palace Address: Sayyaji Rao Rd, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka 570001
Hours: Open ? 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Architectural style: Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture
Construction started: 1897
Architect: Henry Irwin
2) Jaganmohan Palace
Jaganmohan Palace is located in City Bus Stand, Deshika Road, Mysore. This palace is open in 1861. This Palace is now converted into an art gallery and a function hall. In this art Gallery is one of the largest collections of artifacts in South India.
Jaganmohan PalaceJaganmohan Palace Address: Opp City Bus Stand, Deshika Road, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka 570024
Hours: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Phone: 0821 452 7474
Function: Palace, Art museum
3) Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion
Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion is the campus of the University of Mysore. Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion is one type of museum of priceless collections of artifacts. During the period of Krishnaraja Wodeyar, this palace was built. if you have visit Mysore then must visit this place.
Jayalakshmi Vilas MansionJayalakshmi Vilas Mansion Address: Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion, University of Mysore Campus, Mysuru, Karnataka 570006
Hours: Open 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
4) Lalitha Mahal, Mysore
Lalitha Mahal is located in Lalitha Mahal Palace Road, Siddhartha Layout, Mysore. This Palace is a second largest palace in Mysore. Lalitha Mahal was built in 1921. This Palace construction cost is 1.3 million. In this palace, many rooms are interesting like The Reception Hall of the Palace, The main stairway made of Italian marble, The Grand Ballroom.
lalitha mahal Address: Lalitha Mahal Palace Road, Siddhartha Layout, Mysuru, Karnataka 570028
Phone: 0821 247 0444
5) Brindavan Gardens
Brindavan Gardens is located at KRS Dam Road, Mysore. This Garden is operated by Cauvery Niravari Nigama. This Garden was completed in 1932. The attraction of this garden is Fountains. In this garden, there are many fountains exist and this all fountains are looking pretty at after sunset. So I recommended If you haveshownw the fountains then you must go after sunset.
Brindavan Gardens Address: KRS Dam Road, Mysore, Karnataka 571607
Area: 24 ha
Hours: Open ?8:30 AM to 8:30 PM
Phone: 080 2657 9231
6) Mysore Zoo
Mysore zoo is most attraction traveler point in Mysore. This Zoo was set up by G.H. Krumbiegel. Mysore zoo is most popular and one of the oldest zoo in India. In this zoo you Bangal Tiger is popular. Also, you can see an animal like elephant and birds in this park. This park is 100 years old. After 1972, this zoo was handed over to the Forest Department.
Mysore Zoo Address: Zoo Main Road, Indira Nagar, Mysuru, Karnataka 570010
Area: 99 ha
Phone: 0821 244 0752
7) Chamundi Hills
This place is located 13 away from Mysore. Chamundeshwari Temple has existed on the top of this hill Chamundeshwari temple built in quadrangular structure style. On Dusshera festival many visitors have come to Chamundi hills for visit this temple.
Chamundi Hills Address: Chamundi Hill Steps, Chamundi Hill, Mysuru, Karnataka 570010
8) Mysore Railway Museum
The Mysore Railway Museum is located on KRS Road, Opp. CFTRI, Medar Block, Mysore. In this museum shows an outdoor exhibit of vintage locomotives. In 1979, The Indian Railways established The Railway Museum was established. Also in this museum, you can see many old train model like The ticket counter, Model of locomotive and much more things are relevent to Indian railways.
Mysore railway museum Address: KRS Road, Opp. CFTRI, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysuru, Karnataka 570005
9) St Philomena’s Church
St Philomena’s Church is located in Lourdes Nagar, Ashoka Road. This church was build in Gothic Revival architecture Style. And the full name of this church is Cathedral of St. Joseph and St. Philomena. St Philomena Church is one of the tallest churches in Asia. This church design was inspired by Gurmen architecture design.
St Philomena’s ChurchAddress: Lourdes Nagar, Ashoka Road, Lashkar Mohalla, Mysuru, Karnataka 570001
Architectural style: Gothic Revival architecture
Phone: 0821 256 3148
10) Ranganathittu bird sanctuary
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is located in Ranganathittu Road, District Mandya. In this bird Sanctuary all over Asia many birds are come and stay. This bird Sanctuary is also known as Pakshi Kashi of Karnataka. When winter starts in India then 40,000 birds congregate in this bird sanctuary. Mysore is19 Km away from this bird Sanctuary.
Address: Ranganathittu Road, District Mandya, Srirangapatna, Karnataka 571438
Area: 16 ha
Hours: Open ?9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Phone: 0821 248 1159
Top 5 Hotels in Mysore
- Country Inn & Suites By Radisson Mysore
- Regenta Central Herald Mysore
- Hotel Sandesh The Prince
- The Quorum Hotel
- Lalitha Mahal
Best 5 Resorts in Mysore
- The Windflower Resorts and Spa Mysore
- Grand Maurya Hotel & Resort
- The Village, Mysore
- Silent Shores Resort & Spa
- Amblee Holiday Resort