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Top 7 places to visit in Mysore

Tripiwiki : 03 Dec 2020
Karnataka has been ranked as fourth most popular destination for tourism among states of India with highest number of national protected monuments. It is home to 507 of the 3600 centrally protected monuments in India. Karnataka is know for it's rich ancient sculptured temples, modern cities, the hill ranges, forests and beaches. Hampi, Mysore, Jog Falls, Agumbe are few of the top sites to visit.

Following are the Top 7 places to visit in Mysore

Brindavan Gardens, KRS Garden, Mysore (1 out of 7 places to visit in Mysore)

The Brindavan Gardens is a garden located adjoining to KRS Dam in the Mandya District of Karnataka, India. This garden is one of the major attractions of Mandy/Mysore region. KRS Dam is one the most famous dams in South India which is Named after Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV of Mysore. KRS Dam is also locally called as Kannambadi Katte or Dam. Its symmetric design and terrace gardens clustered around topiaries, pergolas and gazebos instantly become a favourite among travellers. The illuminated dancing fountains on the northern side of the Brindavan Gardens are surely one of the many highlights of this place. KRS Dam is located at approx 20km from Mysore, 45km from Mandya, 143km from Bengaluru, 253km from Mangalore.

Chunchanakatte Falls (2 out of 7 places to visit in Mysore)

Chunchanakatte Falls is a famous waterfall formed by Kaveri River. Located near the village of Chunchanakatte in Mysore district. It is located about 15 km from the town of KR Nagar. A natural waterfall with surrounded by greenery makes this place an ideal picnic spot. The river fall off at a height of 20 metres divided as two different waterfalls, then at the base it continues as one river again.

Lalitha Mahal Palace (3 out of 7 places to visit in Mysore)

The Lalitha Mahal is located near Chamundi hills in Palace city Mysore, Karnataka, India. It is the second largest palace in Mysore after famous Mysore Palace in the city center. it is located on a small hillock, at the foothills of Chamundi Hills. The elegant palace is painted pure white. Now it is converted into a heritage hotel, still maintaining the original royal ambience of the palace and is run by unit of the Government of Karnataka. Lalitha Mahal Palace is known for its architectural excellence and beauty. Mysore is located at approx 142km from Bengaluru, 256km from Mangalore, 480km from Chennai, 655km from Goa.

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Mysore (4 out of 7 places to visit in Mysore)

Mysore is a beautiful historic city located near Bangalore in Karnataka, India. Mysore was the previous capital city in the state of Karnataka, India. Historic city of Mysore is famed for its magnificent palaces and is also known as the Palace City of India . there are seven palaces including the great Mysore palace located at the center of the City. Mysore offers a variety of attractions like palaces , temples, gardens, dams, waterfalls, forts, museums, zoo etc. All this is accompanied by the serenity of nature, making Mysore a dream destination of every travel enthusiasts. Mysore is also know as Cultural capital of Karnataka. Mysore is located at approx 142km from Bengaluru, 256km from Mangalore, 480km from Chennai, 655km from Goa.

Mysore Palace, Ambavilas Palace, Mysore (5 out of 7 places to visit in Mysore)

Mysore Palace also know as Ambavilas Palace, is a historical royal palace located at the heart of Mysore city of Karnataka, India. It is the official residence of the Wadiyar dynasty. Mysore is commonly described as the 'City of Palaces', and there are seven palaces including this. Mysore Palace is now one of the most famous tourist attractions in India, after the Taj Mahal. Mysore offers a variety of attractions like palaces , temples, gardens, dams, waterfalls, forts, museums, zoo etc. All this is accompanied by the serenity of nature, making Mysore a dream destination of every travel enthusiasts. Mysore is also know as Cultural capital of Karnataka. Mysore is located at approx 142km from Bengaluru, 256km from Mangalore, 480km from Chennai, 655km from Goa.

Nagarhole National Park And Tiger Reserve, Rajiv Gandhi National Park, Mysore (6 out of 7 places to visit in Mysore)

Nagarahole National Park, a perfect gateway for nature lovers is located between Mysore and Coorg districts of Karnataka, India. Nagarhole National Park, also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park, is one of the largest wildlife reserve in Karnataka.In Kannada words ‘Nagara’ signifying ‘Cobra’ and ‘Hole’ signifying ‘River’. The Kabini River winds through jungle landscapes, home to tigers, Asian elephants and a variety of birds. The park is filled with waterfalls, hills, valleys, streams and forests. The park is famous for its rich population of animals and birds. Nagarhole national park provides many different types of safari experience. October to May is the best season to visit Nagarhole National Park. The park usually remains closed during June to September, which is the rainy season here. Nagarhole National Park is located at approx 88km from Madikeri, 128km from Mysore, 259km from Bengaluru, 227km from Mangalore, 164km from Ooty, 314km from Kochi, 558km from Chennai.

Talakadu Sri Keerthinarayana Temple, Sri Keerthinarayana Temple, Mysore (7 out of 7 places to visit in Mysore)

Talakadu also Known as 'Talakad' is on the banks of the river Kaveri near mysore in mysore district of Karnataka, India. It is a historically important place, as it was the capital of the Gangas for a long time. Talakadu used to be an impressive town with more than 30 temples, in ancient times. A Queen's curse buried the temple town in sand. The most imposing temples here are Viadyeshvara, Pataleshvara, Maruleshvara, Kritinarayana, Gourishankara and the Anandeshvara. Visiting Talakad, you realize the rich heritage and millennia of history we have. Temples from 6th century, dug-up by Archeological Survey of India since 1970-80s, should be a national pride and craze amongst the history-tourists. Talakadu Cauvery Basin Picnic Spot is also one of the places to visit nearby. Talakadu is located at approx 45km from Mysore, 85km from Mandya, 134km from Bengaluru, 31km from Shivanasamudra Falls, 26km from Somanathapura Temple.


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