We all wait to see the majestic elephants during Dasara. The Elephant March-Gajapayana, ceremonial journey marks the launch of the Dasara Festival
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Today, Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India. This status was not achieved in a few years but is the result of a foundation laid down by the erstwhile Maharaja of Mysore, Maharaja Sri Krishnaraja Wadiyar-IV or Sri Sir Krishnaraja Wodeyar- IV or Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar. He was the 24th king of the […]
Humsafar Express was submitted to the nation by PM Narendra Modi. Know about Palace Queen Humsafar Express’s features, routes, and timings.