Sir MV is considered the “Father of Modern Mysore State”. As the Diwan of Mysore, he built a number of dams including the MV dam in Melinajuganahalli. It once was a beautiful sight but today is a dirty, foul-smelling spot. Riversides, lakes, and dams have always been popular picnic places. Their picturesque beauty gives respite […]
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
The Devraja Market in the heart of Mysore is a must visit on every tourist’s itinerary. The market offers a glimpse into the everyday life of people from Mysore. Through the market is spread over 3 acres, most people do not spend more than an hour in the market. This leaves you with plenty of […]
Some markets in India are important tourist sites in themselves. In Mysore, a visit to the Devaraja market is a must on every tourist’s itinerary. Many heritage walks in Mysore include the market. Even if you don’t plan on buying anything, the market offers some great photography opportunities. It also gives tourists an insight into […]
A number of musicians today are focusing on fusing Indian and western styles of music as a new style of music. However, fusion music is not new and has a history dating back centuries. The Royal Carnatic Orchestra is considered to be one of the first East-meets-West experiments in India. The orchestra was once the […]
Planning a one day trip to Mysore? What are the top 3 must do things here? Below is our suggestion. Before we discuss the places, let us know a bit about the city. Mysore is known by many names. It is the City of Palaces, the city of Yoga, the Garden City, the Ivory City […]
Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre Resort in Mysore has been voted as the best ayurvedic wellness center in India. Know about Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre Resort.
The Mysore Dasara Parade is held on the streets of Mysore city. Read on to know more about the legend behind Mysore Dasara Parade or Dasara procession.
Kishkinda Moolika Bonsai Garden, Mysore is one of its kind gardens. Know more about Kishkinda Moolika Bonsai Garden, its timings, entry fee etc.
Mysore Zoo- everything you should know about Shri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens. Mysore Zoo timings, entry fee, history and adoption programs.
There are many sightseeing options near Mysore. Check out the most visited places near Mysore and add some of them to your next trip. Read on to know more.