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6 Best Places to visit in Mysore

12 May, 23

Savita Bansal

 6 Best Places to visit in Mysore

Mysore is also known as Mysuru. It is situated in South Central Karnataka state, southern India. Bangalore is the capital of Mysore. Its geo-graphical coordinates are 12 degrees, 18 minutes 26 seconds north and 76 degrees, 38 minutes 53 seconds East.

It is located at an altitude of 24 to 7 feet. The founder of the Mysore dynasty is the Wodeyar dynasty (Also spelt as Wadiyar). Soldiers of the Vijayas dynasty belonged to the Arasu Wadiyar community of Karnataka.

Aadi Yaduraya Wadeyar was the King of Mysore in 1399 CC.

Raja Chamaraja Wadiyar, who ruled from 1513 to 1553, built a small port and named it Mahisuranagara (Kanada for Buffalo Town), from which Mysore gets its name.

Maharaja Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar founded the independent State of Mysore in 1947. Kannada, Tamil, Hindi and English are spoken in Mysore.

The population of Mysore is 1288000. Mysore is famous for electrical and electronic products, sugar, salt, iron, pepper, cardamom, beetle nut, tambaku, sandalwood, silver, gold and precious stones.

Mysore pak is the famous sweet of Mysore. It is made of chickpea flour, sugar and ghee.

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Mysore Silk Saree is a solid base fabric made with 100% pure silk. Idli and dosa is a famous food in Mysore. Hindus are a majority in Mysore state. The Ganga Shikara Vokkaliga cast is the highest in Mysore.

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Here are some famous places in Mysore named Amba Vilas Palace, Jaganmohan Palace, Lalitha Mahal Palace, Rajendra Vilas Palace, Cheluvamba Mansion, Karanji Mansion and Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion.

Red soils, lateritic soil, deep black soil, saline, Aluva, colluvial soil and brown forest soil are found in Mysore.

Cotton, grams, groundnut, jowar, maize, ragi, ray, sugarcane, sunflower, and Turner are famous crops in Mysore. Mysore is notorious in the world for timber sandalwood, rosewood, gravestone, puppets, incense sticks, inlay work with ivory and its silk saree. 


  • Mysore Palace


It is situated in Sayaji Rao Road, Agrahara Chamarajapuram, Mysore. It is 2 kilometres far from Mysore junction. It opens from morning 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM till evening. Its architecture is in Indo-Saracenic craftsmanship.

The Palace of Mysore, also called Amba Vilas Palace. It’s a literal palace in the megacity of Mysore in Karnataka.

Maharani Pramoda Devi Wadiyar is the proprietor of Mysore Palace. If you want to feel some royal king, you can view it here.

The old fort's first palace was made by Yaduraya, the founder of the Wadiyar dynasty, in the 14th century. It was designed by the English mastermind Henry Irwin.

Here is a list of some hotels where you can stay and relax.

  1. The Viceroy Comforts.

Distance It is 49 kilometres from Mysore Palace.

  1. Hotel Golden Castle. 

Distance It is 6.2 kilometres from Mysore Palace.

  1. Villa Park
  2. It is 3.5 kilometres from Mysore Palace.
  3. Heritage in
  4. It is 4.6 kilometres from Mysore Palace.
  • Lalitha Mahal



It is positioned at the bottom of Chamundi Hills. It’s location is Lalitha Mahal Palace Road, Lalitha Mahal Nagar Layout, Mysore.

It opens in the morning from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM till evening. Lalitha Mahal Palace was built by the erstwhile Maharaja of Mysore to welcome his guest.

Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV was the founder of this palace in 1921. There are 54 rooms in Lalitha Mahal Palace. It was managed by the Ashoka Group.

It is spread over a 40-acre campus. The nearest airport is 8.7 kilometres from Lalitha Mahal. You can also play some games like tennis and billiard here.

It Is the second largest palace in Mysore, and its interiors are of Belgian Crystal and Persian carpets.

  • Jaganmohan Palace



Its address is Deshika Road City Bus stand Devaraja Mohalla, Chamarajapuram Mysore.

It opens from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM in the evening. It's famous for exclusive art. The nearest airport is 11 kilometres from this palace

Mummadi Krishna Raja Wadiyar was the founder of Jaganmohan Palace in 1861. The palace is built in traditional Hindu style and has three storeys. A family tree of the Wadiyars tracing the lineage of the royal family is painted on a wall in the palace. The entry fees for adults are Rs 20 and for children Rs 10. 

 Here is the list of some hotels near Jaganmohan Palace.

  1. Pai Vista
  2. It is 5.6 km from the palace.
  3. Rs. 7185 approx
  4. Royal Orchid Metropole Hotel

Distance It is 9 kilometres from the palace

Cost Rs.14666 approx

  1. Southern Star Mysore
  2. It is one kilometre from the Palace

Cost Rs. 6834 approx

  • Karanji Lake



Karanji Lake is situated at Chamundi Hill. It is the most beautiful place in Mysore. It is spread over 90 acres. You can enjoy nature, which can clearly be seen from here.

It is 5 kilometres away from the railway station. It opens from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Entry fees are Rs 10 for adults and Rs 5 for children. It’s the home of migrant catcalls.

The lake is surrounded by a nature park with a butterfly fly park and a walk-through aviary. 

It has boating facilities. You can find Peacocks here. It has the biggest indoor bird shelter. It’s also known as the Fountain Lake.

Here is a list of some popular hotels near Karanji Lake.

  1. Pai Vista
  2. It is 6.5 kilometres from Karanji Lake

Cost Rs 6331 approx

  1. Radisson Blue Plaza, Hotel Mysore.

Distance It is 9 kilometres from Karanji Lake

Cost Rs 11680 approx

  1. Hotel MB International

The distance it is 1.3 kilometres from Karanji Lake

Cost Rs 1426 approx

  1. Urban house sepoy Grande.

Distance It is one kilometre from Karanji Lake

  1. Rs 3375 approx
  2. Hotel Loksagar
  3. It is 1.3 kilometres from Karanji Lake

Cost Rs 5416 approx

  • Melody World Wax Museum



It is located in Vihara Marga Kurib Harley Siddhartha Layout Mysore. It opens from 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM. Entry fees are charged Rs. 30 per person. The railway station nearest to the museum is 10 kilometres away from here.

It is famous for life-size statues playing musical instruments from all over the world. It is the 3rd largest Art Museum in India. Melody World Wax Museum has 1200 musical instruments and 100 Life Size wax statues. The name of the instruments is Jazz, Pop, Chinese Tribal Rock, Punjabi, Bhangra, Hip Hop, etc. 

Here is the list of hotels near the museum.

  1. Grand Mercure Mysore.

The distance it is 4.4 kilometres from Melody World Wax Museum

Cost Rs 5255 approx per night

  1. Fortune JP Palace

The distance is 2.1 kilometres from Melody World Wax Museum.

Cost Rs 4590 approx per night

  1. Radisson. Blu Plaza Hotel.

The distance is 1.5 kilometres from Melody World Wax Museum.

Cost Rs 7350 approx per night

  1. Country Inn, Mysore.

Distance It is 10 kilometres from Melody World Wax Museum

Cost Rs 5626 approx per night.

  1. Silent Shores Resort.

Distance It is 11 kilometres from Melody World Wax Museum

Cost Rs 6479 approx per night

  • Railway Museum



It is located near KRS road, Madar block, Yadavagiri, Mysore.

It is opens Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM. It is 2 kilometres far from the metro. Entry fees are Rs 15 for adults and Rs 10 for children.

The Railway Museum was set up in 1979 by Indian Railroads. It has vintage locomotives. It is a wonderful place, especially for children who want to learn about railway history. It has locomotives and a gallery of photographs and paintings.

Railway signals and lights are also available here. The museum has a battery-operated mini-train which rides for children.

Here is a list of some popular hotels near the Railway Museum.

  1. Southern Star Mysore.

Distance It is 5 kilometres from Railway Museum, Mysore.

Cost Rs 5524 approx per night

  1. Royal Orchid Metropole Hotel.

Distance It is 5 kilometres from Railway Museum, Mysore

Cost Rs 5037 approx per night.

  1. The quorum.

Distance It is 6 kilometres from Railway Museum, Mysore.

Cost Rs 12250 approx per night.

  1. Emerald Clarks Inn Suites.

Distance It is 6 kilometres from Railway Museum, Mysore

Cost Rs 4383 approx per night

  1. Hotel Loksagar

The distance is 1.3 kilometres from Railway Museum. Mysore

Cost Rs 5416 approx per night.






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