Visiting Mysore during your next vacations will be an altogether unique experience. This biggest city of Karnataka, popular for sandalwood and its products waits with many pleasures, wonders, and adventures for the tourists on a leisure trip. The city with great tourist potential is also popular for its places preserving heritage monuments and architectural masterpieces of the by gone era. The beautiful palaces offer a unique identity to this jewel city of Karnataka. This glamorous city has acquired many names like ‘Garden city’, ‘City of Palaces’ and ‘City of Yoga’. Further it is also well known as cultural capital of the state.
The list of Mysore tourist places being too long, we will have a glance at the more favored tourist places of Mysore. Experience the elegance of these destinations by visiting following must visit Mysore sightseeing places.
It is not only a local attraction of Mysore but is popular on a national level for its beautiful landscapes and the incredible varieties of flowering plants. You will get mesmerized by with the large number of fountains which are adorned with colorful lighting. It is advisable to visit this garden in the evening to witness fountains dancing on the pulse of changing colors of lights.
Chamundi Hills (Chamundeshwari temple)
This hillock visible from a long distance is popular for the Chamundeshwari temple located on the top of the hill. This deity of Mysore royal family is also popular by the name ‘Mahishasura Mardini’. A huge idol of Nandi is located on the seven hundredth step of the hills. The architecture of the temple is superb with a seven storied Gopura located at the entrance.
This is an incredible most visited monument of India located at the center of the city. This three storied building has beautiful square towers at strategic points which are covered by domes. Special craftsmen from Jaipur and Agra were involved in the creation of this unforgettable piece of architecture.
Apart from these must visit places you have lots of other exotic sight seeing options in Mysore.