Mysore is a significant traveler city of Karnataka. The city was the recent capital of the state and subsequently has assumed a vital part in the historical backdrop of the state and of South India. Today it has formed into an advanced city like numerous different urban communities in the nation. However, this city has not put some distance between its rich, authentic and social legacy. Mysore city is a most loved traveler end in Karnataka. Both domestic and international travelers come see the magnificence of the city of Mysore. The city has various destinations an individual can visit. There are various palaces, waterfalls, museums, sanctuaries, galleries and amusement parks. The city of palaces is the example of Dravidian architecture and shows the luxurious life lead by the Emperors.
It holds the position of second in size, which is located in nearby Chamundi Hills. In 1921 Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV built the Palace, which was built in the style of Italian palazzo. It has well spaced terrace and landscaped gardens
Krishnaraja Wodeyar III made the unique attractions of Mysore in 1861.It has well maintained three floors, stain glass decoration and ventilators. Now it's known as in the name of the Jaganmohan Art Gallery. The work of renowned Raja Ravi Verma and Svetoslav Roerich, the Russian painter is included in the gallery.
Jayalakshmi Vilas was constructed by Maharaja Chamaraja Wodeyar for his eldest daughter. It is famous and attractive about its architecture style. 12 pillar kalayanamandapa is the delight feature of the palace.
The Cauvery Niravari Nigama (Cauvery Irrigation Department) is taking care about Garden's maintenance. The main attraction of the Brindavan garden is the musical fountain. The frames from Brindavan garden will give refreshment for your eyes and mind.
It is very close to the Mysore palace. The height of the hills is around 1000 meters. It gives the view of Mysore Palace, the Lalitha Mahal palace, Karanji lakes, Kukkarahalli lakes,etc. The Mahabaleswara temple stands nearby to the Chamundi Temple .
The church is built upon the Neo Gothic style in 1936 situated in the Diocese of Mysore. It is built in the honor of St. Philomena, who is the saint of the Catholic Church. The height of the Cathedral is 175 feet, which is having 800 people seating capacity. We can see glass paintings of the birth of Jesus, the last Supper, the Crucifixion, etc. It is one of the oldest churches in India, which is over 200 years old; there was a small church before 250 years.
Sri.Chamarajendra Wodeyar established Mysore Zoo in the year of 1892, later it changed as 'Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens'. Many wild animals, birds, reptiles, etc. are living there as close to the nature. It is a good place to take an educational trip with your children.
Srirangapatna: It is around 13 km away from Mysore city. It is a famous pilgrimage centre; name derived from Ranganathaswamy temple . It was the capital of Mysore during the period of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan.
Shivanasamudra Falls: The biggest waterfalls in India located in Mysore which is the sixteenth large in the world. It is located in the river bank of Kaveri. In 1902, the first the first Hydro-electric Power station started in Asia at Shivnasamudra falls
Talkkad, Bylakuppe and Ranganthitu Bird Sanctuary are the other nearby location in Mysore.