Places to see

Nagara Hole

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Naragahole Spread across 650 sq kilometers in Karnataka this National park is a wonderful forest home for wildlife ranging from Elephants to tigers to deer to Bison and many other animals. To reach Nagara Hole, you need to travel 89 kilometers from Mysore as shown below. First you need to proceed in Mysore to Coorg road (Madikeri – Mangalore […]

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KRS (Brindavan Gardens)

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KRS (Brindavan Gardens) is an adjoining park beside the KRS Dam. Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) Reservoir is around 21 kms from Mysore as shown below. The Dam was built on the Cauvery river and is in Mandya district of Karnataka in 1924.  Construction of the garden was started in the year 1927 and completed in 1932. […]

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Chamundi Hills

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Chamundi Hills is in Karnataka.The Chamundeshwari Temple is situated on the top of Chamundi hills. It is about 10 km from Mysore. The temple was named after Durga, the fierce form of Shakti.  Goddess Chamundeshwari is held in reverence for centuries by the Wodeyars of Mysore kingom. The original temple was built by Hoysala kings […]

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Mysore Zoo

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Mysore Zoo is the heart of the city. It is just 2 kilometers from the busstand and 4 kilometers from the railway station. View Larger Map Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens popularly known as Mysore Zoo is spread across 100 hectares of land was started in 1892. The zoo was opened to public in 1902. This […]

Historic Places

Mysore Palace

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Mysore palace is the official house of  Wodeyars (Kings of Mysore).  This palace is known as Mysore Palace or Ambavilas Palace.  The construction of this palace was started in 1897 and completed in 1912. It was expanded in 1940. Temples in the Palace complex: There are 12 temples in the palace complex.  Important temples are […]