Places to Visit in Mysore

Mysore, former capital of Mysore Kingdom, is one of the largest cities of Karnataka state. Owing to its rich cultural heritage and plenty of tourist attractions, this city gets many visitors every year. There are some excellent places to visit in Mysore for travellers, including the most popular palace belonging to Wodeyar dynasty. People visiting this city would find some great varieties of silk sarees, handicrafts, artifacts, and incense sticks, which they can purchase while shopping in Mysore. A pleasant climate offers the required convenience for travellers in getting around in this city.

Brindavan garden
Brindavan Garden Mysore
 Among the most visited places other than the Mysore Palace is Brindavan Gardens. These gardens are located below Krishna Raja Sagar dam, and is extremely popular among visitors for its illumination after sunset. Chamundi Hills is another great spot for tourists to explore while on a tour of the city. It is located on the outskirts of Mysore and has an elevation of over 1,000 metres above sea level. Tourists visiting Mysore Zoo would get to witness some of the most rare species of animals that move around freely in spacious surroundings. Other than all these attractions, travellers can also visit some beautiful lakes of Mysore, such as, Karanji, Lingabudi and Kukkaranahalli. There are really good budget hotels in Mysore for people who are travelling on limited budgets. Facilities provided in such hotels would make for truly memorable stays. 

Mysore Palace
Mysore Palace-Tourist Attraction
When it comes to having a comfortable accommodation while vacationing in Mysore, Hotel United-21 would be an ideal choice. The facilities provided in United-21 Mysore hotel are always desired by tourists. Rooms and suites in this hotel are well-equipped with latest amenities. Another benefit of booking an accommodation in this hotel is that its guests would have great convenience in visiting Mysore Palace, as it is located very close to it.

Sri Trinayaneshwara Swamy Temple

Sri Trinayaneshwara Swamy Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Sri Trinayaneshwara Swamy Temple
Sri Trinayaneshwara Swamy Temple

It existed before the reign of Raja Wodeyar and was renovated over a period of time by Maharajas of Mysore.

Trinayaneshwara temple in Mysore
Trinayaneshwara temple in Mysore

Trinayaneswara (the one with three eyes) as lord Shiva is considered to have a third eye on his forehead. The occasion of Maha Shivaratri witnessed long queues in front of all Shiva temples in the city, especially in the century old temples Trinayaneshwara temple