Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion is located in green surroundings of Manasagangothri, Mysore University campus. The Jayalakshmi Vilas has a Museum and contains Priceless collection of Articrafts. The renovated mansion has 125 rooms, 300 windows, 287 exquisitely carved doors and it was spread across 6 acres. The princess Jayalakshmi Ammani, was married to Sirdar M. Kantharaj Urs in 1897, who later became the Dewan of Mysore. Kantharaj Urs had a house in the Fort of the Palace called “Gunamba House”.