Mysore Pak is one of the signature sweets of the Karnataka. This sweet is available everywhere and many are involved in its preparation. But the authentic Mysore Pak is available only at a sweet stall located near the Devaraja Market in Mysore called Guru Sweets. This sweet stall belongs to the family of a chef […]
One of the major attractions of Karnataka tourism is Mysuru Dasara. It is popularly called as the Nada Habba. This annual celebration was started in the year 1610 AD in Srirangapatna by Raja Wadiyar. The Dasara celebrations first started by Vijayanagara empires of Hampi and Later the same tradition was continued by the Wadiyar […]
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 […]
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 […]
The ascension of Chikka Devaraja Wodeyar, also known as Devaraja Wodeyar II, to the throne of Mysore, marked a turning point in the history of South India. On one hand, the kingdoms of Vijayanagara and Bijapur were losing hold over their territory and on the other Mysore was independent and asserting itself as Vijayanagara’s political […]
Chamaraja Wodeyar IV was the first independent ruler of Mysore to have any political significance. He ruled for a short period of 4 years. Maharaja Sri Chamaraja Wodeyar IV– Quick Facts 7th Maharaja of the Mysore Kingdom Period of reign- 1572 – 1576 Preceded by Timmaraja Wodeyar II Succeeded by Chamaraja Wodeyar V Chamaraja Wodeyar […]
We all wait to see the majestic elephants during Dasara. The Elephant March-Gajapayana, ceremonial journey marks the launch of the Dasara Festival