September 28, 2021

11 Famous Places to See in Mysuru (Mysore)


Top Tourist Attractions in Mysuru (Mysore

From 1399 to 1947, Mysore (or Mysuru), a city in India’s southern Karnataka state, served as the capital of the Kingdom of Mysore. The magnificent Mysore Palace, seat of the previous reigning Wodeyar dynasty, is located in the heart of the city. The palace incorporates Hindu, Islamic, Gothic, and Rajput design elements. The centuries-old Devaraja Market in Mysore is also home to spices, silk, and sandalwood.

Best Places to Visit in Mysuru (Mysore)

  1. Mysuru Palace
  2. Mysuru Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden)
  3. St Philomena’s Church
  4. Talakadu
  5. Karanji Lake
  6. Kabini or Kapila River
  7. Jaganmohan Palace
  8. Railway Museum
  9. Chamundi Hill
  10. Chamundeswari temple
  11. Srikanteshwara (Nanjundeswara) Temple

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How to Reach Mysuru (Mysore)

By Air

Mysore Airport (MYQ) serves as the city’s primary air gateway, with direct flights to major cities like as Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Goa, and Kochi. Alliance Air, IndiGo, and TruJet are some of the airlines that fly out of Mysore Airport. Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) is the closest airport to Mysore for air travellers from all over the country and the world. From there, one may use public transportation, such as a bus, or hire a private cab to get about Mysore.

By Rail

Mysore Junction (MYS), also known as Mysuru Junction, is the city’s principal railway station. It is located on the Mysore-Bangalore railway line and serves a variety of cities, including Chennai, Delhi, and Mangalore, with both short and long distance trains. At the train station, public transportation like as buses and rickshaws are easily accessible to carry passengers to their preferred location.

Major train stations in Mysore: Mysore Junction (MYS), Ashokapuram (AP)

By Road

Mysore boasts a well-maintained network of expressways and motorways that connect the city to other regions of South India, making it one of the most popular routes to get into the city.

Interstate bus terminal and major bus station of Mysore: KSRTC Bus Stand