Chamundi Hills is located 13 kilometres east of Mysore. The hill is crowned by a temple known as the Chamundeshwari Temple. The hills and the temple above it are named after the Goddess Chamundeshwari. These lush green hills offer a spectacular trekking experience, scenic beauty and a chance to visit the Chamundi Temple. Quick Facts […]
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
Chamundi hills, is a must visit when in Mysore, Goddess Chamundeshwari temple, Nandi, Mahishasura statue are the important deities on the hill.
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Sati Stone And Nandi Idols have been found in Mysore. Let us know more about this excavation. Giant face to face idols of Nandi (sacred bull) and a Sati stone has been found at Arasinakere in Jayapura Hobli of Mysuru Taluk. According to experts, these idols date back to Hoysala rulers, who ruled Karnataka between […]
Mysore has recently got its first celebrity wax museum, the Chamundeshwari Celebrity Wax Museum, which also happens to be the first one in the state of Karnataka. With its inauguration in October 2018, this museum has now become one of the most popular attractions in Mysore that is frequented by tourists from all over the […]
One of the biggest temples of the Old Mysuru region including Bengaluru is the Srikanteshwaraswamy temple or Nanjundeshwara temple in Nanjangud (Officially known as Nanjanagudu) town. This temple is on the banks of the river Kapila which is also called as the Kabini. This river is a tributary of the river Cauvery. The major attraction […]
Kumbha Mela is an integral part of Hindu tradition, beliefs and mythology. According to the beliefs, in Hinduism, the Kumbh Mela is a pilgrimage that is celebrated four times over a course of 12 years. The geographical location of Kumbh Mela spans over four places in India and the sites keeps rotating between one of […]
There’s a high chance you will find a bar of the Mysore sandalwood soap in every home in Karnataka. The soap is as popular today as it was a century ago. While you may not see too many advertisements for the soap, vintage prints are considered collectibles. Read on to find out more. While some […]
We all wait to see the majestic elephants during Dasara. The Elephant March-Gajapayana, ceremonial journey marks the launch of the Dasara Festival
A Gold card is usually sold duringÂ Mysore Dasara. This gives you access to all important events during dasara and you can avoid all those long queues. It has been reasonably accepted by the tourists.