The MM Hills Forest (Male Mahadeshwara Betta) in Karnataka now attracts wildlife lovers with its new Safari zone, apart from being a famous pilgrimage centre. It is also considered a tiger reserve. MM Hills Forest – Fauna and Flora The MM Hills forest is mainly a combination of deciduous and evergreen. The wildlife sanctuary is […]
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 moniker of Cultural Capital of Karnataka.
Mysore Dasara 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 notable heritage structures in Mysore like the famous Mysore Palace and the Jaganmohana Palace. Other significant tourist spots in Mysore include Somanthapura, Karanji Lake & Park, Chamundi Hill, Brindavan Garden and Rail Museum.
Mysore is also famed for its exceptional quality of Mysore Silk and a unique tradition of painting known as Mysore Painting. This city offers quite a few mouthwatering delicacies like the Mysore Pak and Mysore Masala Dosa. Read more about Mysore
Venugopala Swamy temple, Mysore, precisely at Hosa Kannambadi near the backwaters of Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS dam), is a magnificent demonstration of the Hoysala architecture. An emerging tourist attraction, it is a must-visit place because of its scenic location and architectural beauty. History of Venugopala Swamy temple, Mysore (Hosa Kannambadi) The Venugopala Swamy temple, Mysore, […]
Fine dining in Mysore adds another dimension to your visit to the heritage city. Its regal charm and sober atmosphere indeed make fine dining a great experience. Here are seven premium places, including restaurants, cafes, bakeries, etc, for perfect fine dining in Mysore with a touch of uniqueness and sophistication. Restaurants for fine dining in […]
Are you looking for the schedule of Mysore Dasara? Here are Mysore Dasara’s events, schedule, and venue. The world-famous Mysore Dasara is celebrated between the 15th and 24 October 2023. It will be inaugurated by the well-known Kannada music composer lyricist Hamsalekha. He will inaugurate the 10-day celebration atop the Chamundi hills. The inaugural ceremony […]
Retirement homes in Mysore call for a pleasant and comfortable living to age gracefully in Mysore’s sober atmosphere, away from the hustle and bustle of an over crowded city. Here are the top retirement homes in Mysore, which offer the senior adults much more than just comfortable living. Harmony Retirement Communities Harmony retirement communities by […]
Whether you’re a history buff or a nature lover, Safari Quest in Mysore is the place to base yourself and explore what the city and the area around have to offer. With the promise of nature-inspired stays in the heart of the city, they offer the best of both worlds. Safari Quest in Mysore is […]
We all wait to see the majestic elephants during Dasara. The Elephant March-Gajapayana, ceremonial journey marks the launch of the Dasara Festival
Did you know Mysore is called the yoga hub of India? Want to know the history of yoga in Mysore and how the city will be playing a major role on International Yoga Day 2022? Read on to find answers to all your questions. Mysuru city, which is located 150 kilometres from the state capital […]
The Jwalamukhi Tripura Sundari temple in Mysore is a must-visit for devotees. Well, Mysore is known for its beautiful temples and the legends associated with them. Of these, the Chamundeshwari Temple is probably the most renowned. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Chamundeshwari, a form of Durga who slew the demon Mahishasura. However, this isn’t […]
The Jumbo Savari on Vijayadashmi is the highlight of Mysore’s annual Dasara celebrations. Since 2012, Arjuna has been the star of this show. The tale of Arjuna is fascinating. A crowd gathers every year to watch the caparisoned elephant majestically walk down the Raja Marga while pulling the 750-kg golden Howdah with an idol of […]