Mysore, the land of royal majesty and beautiful landscapes is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South India. Not so far from Bangalore, the IT capital of the country, this city is a hub for all the nature, wildlife and adventure lovers. Explore nature’s hidden beauty in its untouched form, walk through the lanes of this cultural capital of Karnataka; visit popular Mysore tourist places and drool over the activities that will trickle the adventurer in you. Knock at the doors of this ‘all-in-one’ destination and experience an array of activities that will surely keep you engaged for a weekend.
Mysore is a district in Karnataka steeped in history and tradition. During the medieval period, this region was part of the Kingdom of Mysore ruled by the Wodeyar Dynasty. At that time Mysore was the capital city of the kingdom. Located on the foothills of Chamundi Hills, Mysore offers many places of heritage and history to visit. Tourism is one of the main industries in this place. Mysore is a big city. It is the second biggest in the state. When you visit this city, you understand that the old world charm here still pervades everyday life. This region is also known for its sandalwood and silk. You can buy exquisitely crafted rosewood and sandalwood furniture and such miscellaneous items from here. The silk here is high in quality. So when you buy a Mysore silk saree, you can be assured that the quality of this product is very high. The land of Mysore is a mix of granite outcrops and greenery. Nevertheless, when you visit this place, you leave the city with good memories to cherish.