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 […]
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Doraiswamy Iyengar was one of the finest Carnatic musicians and a veena maestro. His style of playing the veena is often referred to as the Mysore style. The Malleshwaram 13th Crossroad has been recently renamed in the honor of Padmabhushan awardee Shri V. Doraiswamy Iyengar. Personal Life Doraiswamy Iyengar was born into a family of […]
Tipu Sultan, the son of Hyder, ruled the state of erstwhile mysore. Tipu was known for his innovative use of rocketry in his military tactics.
Take a special Mysore Dasara tour package and enjoy the festivity. From cycle tours to helicopters tours there is every kind of Mysore Dasara tour packages.
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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.
For any kingdom to flourish, it needs stability. Unfortunately in the decade following the death of Timmaraja Wodeyar II in 1572, Mysore saw two more monarchs come and go. Thus, when Raja Wodeyar I ascended to the throne, he had a tough task ahead of him. During his reign of 39 years, the Kingdom of […]
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 […]
The Oriental Research Institute is located within the Mysore University Campus. Learn more about the institute, visiting time and how to reach there.