Top Tourist Places To Visit in Mysore

Top Tourist Places To Visit in Mysore

  • Mysore
  • Karnataka
  • India
  • Area

    Mysore district covers and area of 6854 sq. km.

  • Best Time to Visit

    September to March.

  • Main Languages
    Kannada, English, Tamil, Urdu, Kodava, Tulu and Sankethi.
  • Population

    According to 2001 Indian Census the population of the Mysore district was of 2.641 million.

  • Temperature
    Summer - Max : 34oC. Min : 21oC.
    Winter - Max : 27oC. Min : 16oC.

Mysore Overview

Mysore is located in Southern India and is the second biggest city of Karnataka. The city was also the former capital of the Wodeyar dynasty and is also colloquially referred as the cultural capital of the state. The city also claims its name to fame for being the second cleanest city of the country. The nearest international airport to the city is Bangalore airport, which is located near Devanahalli. The Mysore airport is situated 12 km away from the city.

There are many places one can visit while in Mysore such as Mysore Palace, Brindavan Gardens, Chamundi Hills, Jagmohan Palace and Art Gallery, Lalit Mahal Palace, St. Philomenas Church, Parks and Gardens, Datta Peetham, Mysore Zoo, Karanji Kere, Jayalakshmivilas mansion, Happy Man Park etc. Some of the popular restaurants in the city are By The Way, Madhva Bhavan, Hotel Mylari, Gayathri Tiffin Room, Shilpashri Rooftop Restaurant, Veg Kourt, Samrat Vegetarian Restaurant etc.


Climate & Geography

The Mysore district slumps in the Southern Plateau and is also the southern region of the Deccan peninsula. The months between June and August in the city witness monsoon season. The precipitation during this season ranges from 50–80 cm (20–31 in). The temperature reaches to 35 °C (95 °F) during the months, March to May. Rest of the year, the weather is tropical and overall climate of the Mysore is very delightful.


Transportation

Moving around the Mysore city is not at all inconvenient task. The services of taxis or auto rickshaws or buses can be opted according to one’s budget.


Car/Taxi: One can easily get the car/taxi booked to explore the city. The taxi service can also be availed for railway transfer and airport transfer.


Bus: The buses can be boarded to travel to the various regions of the Mysore. The bus fares are also very less.


Auto Rickshaw: There is a prepaid auto rickshaw booth in railway station building. One can also board to the auto rickshaws to reach to various areas of the city.



Shopping & Entertainment

While in Mysore, one can shop at one’s heart content for silk saris, sandalwood carvings and plethora of perfumed incense sticks. Some of the popular market places in the city are located at Ashoka Road, Sayyaji Rao Road, and Devaraj Urs Road. The Devaraja market is on Dhanwanthri Road. One can also enjoy hours practicing yoga in the city and visit the various cinema halls located here to watch movies.



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    Perfect vehicle very knowledgeable driver strongly recommended for family trip after the trip you will feel vinod as a family member ...more
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    had a nice flawless travel for 10 days using bmc holidays. The BMC holidays Manager Mr Manjunath is good and polite person his itinerary for tour package is good. Driver Mr Anand was good and nice, showed some different place nearer to itinerary places.5 star Hotel given to us Mr Manjunath. ...more
  • 5/5
    Good service. I booked Mysore to Coorg 3 days package. Hotel and car is good. Over all nice service. I recommend best travel agency in mysore fox travels Mysore ...more
  • 5/5
    Excellent trip had with our driver Gautam at budget price, happy to explore Coorg as well as Mysore within limited time as well. ...more
  • 5/5
    We have taken Mysore-Coorge Package form Devika travels from 1st to 5th Nov,16 We are 4 families. Great Arrangement of Both the Hotels,Coorge and Mysore as well as Transportation. Thanks a lot for your Great Support. Looking forward to Book Such tours through Devika Tours in future also Thanks- Kishor Lele and Family,Pune ...more

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Frequently Asked Questions
  • What Activities can be done in Mysore?

    Mysore offers a plethora of activities for travelers that include - watching historical sites, exploring markets, enjoying nature, and witnessing traditional arts and crafts.

  • What is the best time to visit Mysore?

    The best time of the year to visit Mysore is October to March. You can enjoy pleasant weather at this time.

  • What is the primary language spoken in Mysore?

    Kannada & English are widely used languages spoken by residents in Mysore.

  • What are the transportation options available in Mysore?

    Taxis, auto-rickshaws, Tongas, and local buses are the best options for transportation available in Mysore.

  • Are there any public transportation available in Mysore?

    Local Buses & trains are popular options for transportation in Mysore.

  • What types of accommodations are available in Mysore?

    Hotels, resorts, & guest Houses are the popular options for accommodations in Mysore.

  • What are some must-try local dishes in Mysore?

    You can relish the taste of local dishes that include - Mysore Masala Dosa, Mysore Pak, Idli, Vada, Bisibelabath, Uttapam, Shavige Bath, Poori Saagu, Kesari Bath, Bonda, Khara Bath.

  • What are the top tourist attractions in Mysore?

    Explore these preferred tourist places in Mysore for every traveler - Philomena Church, Mysore Palace, Chamundeshwari Temple, Brindavan Gardens, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, GRS Fantasy Park, KRS Dam, Chunchanakatte Falls, Jaganmohan Palace & Philomena’s Cathedral.

  • Are there any special events or festivals in Mysore?

    The Mysore Dasara festival in October is the most famous in Mysore. Vairamudi Brahmotsavam, Ugadi, Talakadu Panchalinga Darshana are other famous festivals in Mysore.

  • What is the nearest major airport or train station for Mysore?

    By air, you can reach the Mysore Airport and by train, you can reach Mysore Railway Station.

  • How many days should I plan for the Mysore trip?

    Travelers should arrange the trip for two to three days to explore Mysore completely.

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