12 Best Places to Visit in Mysore at Night - 2021 (with Photos)
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If you have been looking for some night time fun in Mysore, then you will not be disappointed as there are many beautiful places to visit in Mysore at night. You get some amazing night spots like pubs, shops, palace, laser light shows, musical fountains, temples, churches, and markets that remain open till late at night and are a treat to your eyes.

These places come to life at night and offer to showcase the real beauty of the heritage city- Mysore. The tourist places in Mysore at night have something for everyone. Children, elderly, couples and everyone else get exciting places to explore that will surely match their choice and liking.

The nighttime ambience, music, food, lighting and the very welcoming people at these hotspots are enthralling and fun to see.  In all, this city provides one-of-its-kind vacation experiences which will surely be cherished for the rest of your life.

Here are some of the best places to visit in Mysore at night:

COVID-19 : MYSORE is in Orange Zone
Last Updated: 29 Sep 2020
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Entry is open from all domestic states.

  • Face masks to be worn when in public
  • No e-passes, test certificates or accommodation proof are required by travellers before entering Mysore.
  • There is no requirement of a COVID-19 test or thermal screening upon entry in Mysore.
  • There is no lockdown in Mysore except in containment zones
  • Mysore has done away with all forms of night curfew and weekend lockdowns
  • Supermarkets, malls, parks and other attractions, others can cinema halls, pools, theatres and open-air theatres have opened up.
  • Social distancing norms are to be followed when out in public or using public transports.
  • Restaurants, pubs and clubs are to function with 50% of seating capacity.
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Mandakalli airport or Mysore airport is functional and is receiving flights from Bangalore, Goa, Chennai, Hyderabad and 5+ other destinations.

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Buses, taxis, cabs and auto autorickshaws are plying on the roads normally.

The state government of Karnataka has taken several steps to curb the spread of Covid-19 while tourists to visit Mysore. Thrillophilia recommends you follow all guidelines and safety measures issued by the government and practice personal hygiene to keep yourself safe.

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Savandurga Trek

Savandurga is known to be one of the biggest Asian monolithic rocks which is worth a trip while touring Mysore. The adventurists like cave explorers, trekkers, and rock climbers consider Savandurga to be one of the finest places for a quick escape.

The hill comes to life at night as hundreds of tourists explore this tiny peak after sunset. The two very famous temples located at the peak of the hill are the must-see attractions while Savandurga trek. The weather and scenic beauty at night contribute to a fantastic voyage to savandurga trek.

Savandurga Hills, 123 Kilometres from Mysore city.

INR 1250 per person.


Maharaja’s Palace

Also known as Ambavilas Palace, this gorgeous palace defines the true beauty and grandeur of Indian heritage and architecture.

Flanked with gardens, the majestic structure of Maharaja’s Palace is illuminated with lights and sound which is a treat for the onlookers at night. Truly a spectacular show against the deep dark sky.  

Location: Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysore

Timings: Open every day between 10:00 AM- 5.30 PM for palace visit.

Palace Illumination Show: Sunday and public holidays between 7 PM-7:45 PM

Sound and Light Show: Every day except Sunday and Government holidays. Open between 7 PM-7:45 PM

Entry Fee: INR 20 per child
                 INR 40 per adult
                 INR 200 per foreigner
                 INR 10 per student
                 Children below 10 years of age are exempted from the fee.


Brindavan Gardens

Brindavan Gardens is one of the top places to visit in Mysore at night. It is a perfect place to hang out with friends, family and your loved one. The magical fountain show is the highpoint of these gardens which is beautifully decked with some gorgeous lights and the jovial music increases your fun-o-meter.

The fruit orchard is an ideal place to take an evening stroll and the boat ride is just the right way to end your day.

Location: Situated around 23 kilometres from Mysore, built across the famous Krishnaraja Sagar Dam.

Timings: Open every day between 6:30 AM- 9.00 PM.

Entry Fee:
 INR 5 per child and INR 15 per adult. Children below 5 years of age are exempted from the fee.


St. Philomena’s Cathedral

Built between 1933-1941, St. Philomena’s Cathedral is a neo-gothic style church which showcases a peculiar architecture flair. The stained glass windows on this church with a depiction of Christ’s Era makes it look unique and very beautiful.

This remnant from the 3rd AD century has been retained safely and it is a sheer pleasure to visit this Cathedral at night as the candlelit prayer room gives you peace and solace even during the most tiring days. Being one of the largest Gothic-style Cathedrals in Asia, it is one of the most preferred places to visit in Mysore at night.

Lashkar Mohalla, Ashoka Road, Mysore

 Every day from 5:00 am to 6.00 pm.


Ranganathaswamy Temple

Ranganathaswamy Temple- dedicated to Lord Vishnu is a beautiful Shrine standing gorgeously on the culturally rich town near Mysore- Srirangapatna. The stunning architectural splendour shows the craftsmanship back in Hoysala and Vijayanagar time.

The beauty of this temple attracts thousands of pilgrims every year. The lighting, serenity in the shrine and the inner peace it gives makes it a must-visit destination. If you wish to see this temple, tucking in at night is the best time as you get to see the beauty of this temple at its best.

Location: Srirangapatna, 14 Kilometres from Mysore

Timings: Morning- 7:30 AM-1: 30 PM
                Evening-4PM-8PM, Monday to Sunday

Entry Fee: No fee for general Darshan
                  Rs 50/person for Viswaroopa Seva
                  Rs 250/person for Quick Darshan.


Khedda Lounge

Amid the most popular places to visit in Mysore at night, Khedda lounge is a heaven place to be for everyone. The plush comfy sofas, excellent music, dim lights and vibrant décor offers an ideal place for anyone to relax after a long tiring day.

The ambience at Khedda lounge bar is classy yet very simple and welcoming. This lounge bar offers some of the best spirits in Mysore like vintage wines and top-class international brands. The scrumptious food served at the lounge makes it a must visit a place with your family and friends while travelling to Mysore.

Location: Nazarbad, Mysore

Timings: Opens at 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Average Cost: Rs 1,600 for two people.

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Chamundeshwari Temple

Above the sea level at a height of 3500 meters, Chamundeshwari Temple located at Chamundi hills offer break-taking views to the visitors. Very famous amid the spiritual tourists, it is also known for the scenery it provides especially at night.

You can see the entire Mysore city lit up from the hills which looks stunning. If you want to see the nightlife in Mysore, then you need to see it from the hills. Beautiful, gazing with lights and the cold winds are true bliss. Undoubtedly one of the best ways to spend your time in Mysore!!

Timings: Open every day. Visit between 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Location: Chamundi Hill Road, Vijay Nagar, Mysore.


Garuda Mall

One of the favourite places to hang out amid school and college goers, Garuda mall is a small 2 storeyed mall which is always alive with the buzz of youngsters and soothing music. The food outlets at this mall offers some authentic city dishes which is a must try.

Garuda mall is famous for its PVR experience. It is a great place to catch up some late night movie. So while in Mysore, explore the mall and get a little laid back and enjoy some fun-filled movie with your loved ones.  

Location: Makkaji Complex, K R Circle, Mysore

Timings: 9 AM to 11 PM.


Devaraja Market

One of the most important places to visit in Mysore at night is the Devaraja Market. Known to be an important tourist hotspot, this place shows the true colours of the beautiful city- Mysore. Even if you do not plan to purchase anything, this beautiful market is a nice location for photography and capture the real Mysore.

It comes to life at night with alluring lights and people’s buzz. This market has around 800 shops which are spread over 3 acres of land. In all, a huge place to explore which is surely going to make you spend some bucks on Mysore souvenirs.

Location: Sayyaji Rao Road, Devaraja Mohalla, Shivarampet, Mysore

Timings: 6 AM to 9:30 PM


Ashoka Road

If you love jewellery and wish to get a locally made piece, then Ashoka Road is just right for you. Glittering with lights and jewellery at night, this place houses numerous jewellery shops and goldsmiths who expertise in jewellery making in the city.

The thousands of options available at this place ensures to suit your style and taste. The budget is not a problem as you get options in all range. The staff at these shops are welcoming and are happy to show all their creations very patiently. Ashoka road is the best choice for a long evening walk while you shop some very famous bracelets and earrings in Mysore.

Ashoka Road, Mysore

8 AM to 11 PM


Mall of Mysore

Enjoy your nightlife in Mysore at the very famous- Mall of Mysore. Dazzling with lights, shops, local people and mouth-watering cuisines at food courts and restaurants, this place provides everything under one roof. It comes to life at night with nice ambience and welcoming people around.

The location of this mall makes it even more important to visit as it is surrounded by the Gold Course, Mysore Zoo and the Race Course. The scenery at the backdrop of hills is simply stunning. Mall of Mysore was the 1st of-its-kind shopping mall in Mysore featuring distinctive design and architecture with blends of modern and traditional elements.

Location: No.C-1, M.G Road Indira Nagar Extension, Nazarbad Mohalla, Mysore

10 AM to 10 PM.


The Road-Pub

Known to be one of the finest places to enjoy an evening at Mysore, The Road Pub is a classy resto-bar that ensures to entertain their guests and have the best time while staying in the city. It is a great place to see the actual nightlife in Mysore.

The pub is designed with wood, natural stones, and glass which gives a real outdoorsy feel. The cool dim lights with road theme and the bike and vintage car props make it look jazzy and exciting. The DJ plays rocking songs for you dance till you drop.

Location: Dora, Mysore

Timings: Opens at 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Average Cost: 
Rs.750 for two people.

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