The most populous and third biggest city in Karnataka is now renamed as Mysore. It is located at the base of Chamundi Hills. It was the capital of the erstwhile Kingdom of Mysore for nearly 6 centuries, which was ruled by the Wadiyar Dynasty.
You can travel to Mysore by taking a drive of about 146 kms from Bangalore. You can also travel by air or train for a convenient journey and to save travel time.
Visit the marvellous palace of Tipu Sultan, which will take you the era of ancient history. Mysore artisan’s walk boasts of royalty, heritage and architecture of the amazing pieces. Witness the glorifying sandalwood creation or explore the cultural city of Karnataka. Click here to know more.
Mysore is famous for Silk, Ayurveda, Yoga, Sandalwood, and Incense. Visit the range of bistros offering a variety of cuisines or you can make a visit to the busy markets.
Best time to visit:
This flamboyant city caters to tourists in all seasons. You will witness huge amount of visitors in the months of September and October, participating and performing at the Dasara festival, and during the time of Mahanavmi.
Where to stay: Best places and resorts to stay in Mysore