Best Known Mysore Tourist Places

Mysore is the city located in the Karnataka state of India. The name Mysore is the anglicised name of the word ‘Mahishuru’ which means abode of Mahisha. Mahisha is the demon according to Hindu mythology. Mysore is very famous and the most popular hill station of India. People also knew this place with the Chamundi Temple. All the tourism who follows traditional pilgrimages at Chamundi will always visit Mysore. Many tourists, from India and from the different countries come here at Mysore to enjoy the beauty of Mysore. Mysore always remains fixing with crowd. Tourist always uses to visit temples of Mysore.
Places to visit in Mysore
1. Mysore Palace: – Mysore Palace or the Mysore Maharaja Palace is located in the heart of the city. Mysore Palace is one of the most visited monuments in India. And it’s one of the largest palaces in the country, also known as Amba Vilas Palace, was the residence of the Wodeyar Maharaja’s of the Mysore state.
2. Brindavan Garden: Brindavan Gardens lies adjoining the Krishnarajasagara dam ( KRS Dam ) which is built across the river Kaveri. A dam at the length of 8600 ft. and height of 130 ft. above the river bed was built below the confluence of the three rivers – Cauvery, Hemavathi and Lakshmanateertha in 1924. The place was formerly called as Kannambadi after the Kanveshvara temple in the village submerged in the reservoir. Earlier to this, it was known as Kanvapuri, where the sage Kanva is said to have had his ashram and worshiped shiva.
3. Jaganmohan Palace: – Jaganmohan palace was built in 1861. Krishnaraja Wodeyar III built it up. It was built completely in Hindu style and served as a royal palace. After the burnt down of the older Mysore Palace, this Jaganmohan Palace was housed by a royal family. This Palace is established with three floors. These floors are totally covered with stained glass shutters.
4. Chamundi Hills: – these hills are closed to the Mysore city. Average elevations of this hill are around thousand meters. Tourist can see a beautiful view of Mysore city from the top of this hill. With other landmarks, we can see racecourse, Mysore palace, Lalitha Mahal and Kukkrahalli lakes. On every Sunday evening, we can see some special and beautiful views here. At Dasara festival, Mysore Palace view from this hill looks like a glittering gold.
5. Lalitha Mahal: The Lalitha Mahal Palace is the second largest palace in Mysore. It is located near the Chamundi Hills. Lalitha Mahal Palace was built by the Maharaja Krishna Raja Wodeyar Bahaddur IV to host his most important guest, the Viceroy of India. Designed by E.W.Fritchley, a much patronised Mumbai-based architect of those days and constructed by B. Munivenkatappa, the building was built in 1931 at a cost of Rs.13.00 lakhs. Built on a raising ground, the palace was fashioned on the lines of the St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and is one of the imposing structures of the Mysore city.
These are some of the great views of Mysore city. Tourist from different countries, used to stay here for near about a month to observe all the beautiful places of this beautiful city “Mysore”.
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