The birthplace of proud kings, the city of Mysore in the state of Karnataka has a unique allure. Whenever the name ‘Mysore’ is mentioned, grand palaces with intricate and vibrant architecture comes to mind.
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Arrival in Bangalore | Bangalore to Mysore | Sightseeing
Upon your arrival in Bangalore, meet a Yatra representative and drive for about three hours, covering a distance of around 140 km to reach Mysore.
Famed as the city of palaces, Mysore boasts its and royal heritage via majestic monuments. Apart from being a hub of sandalwood, premium quality silk and incense production, Mysore is also a budding point for yoga lovers.
On your way, visit Srirangapatna, the former capital of the Mysore state under Tipu Sultan and his father, Hyder Ali. Approximately 20 km from Mysore, Srirangapatna has attractions, such as Daria Daulat Palace, which is made of teakwood and has walls covered with colourful frescoes. Another famous tourist spot here is Ranganathaswamy Temple, housing the idol of Lord Vishnu. You can also visit Gumbaz, a monument, famous for its fine craftsmanship and architecture. This domed structure contains the tombs of Tipu Sultan, his father, Hyder Ali, and mother, Begum Fatima.
After reaching Mysore, transfer to the hotel, freshen up and head out for a jaunt to Brindavan Gardens. Located at the Krishnaraja Sagar Dam site, these illuminated terraced gardens are one of a kind. They portray a symmetrical pattern, similar to those of the Mughal gardens, through their paths and fountains. Housing a children's park, hydraulic research station and fisheries station, the gardens also have a statue of Goddess Cauvery at the foot of the dam.
Later, return to the hotel and retire for a pleasurable overnight stay.
Sightseeing in Mysore
In morning get ready for a day, full of sightseeing in Mysore.
First, head to the Chamundi Hills on the outskirts of Mysore city to see Chamundeshwari Temple, built in Dravidian architecture. The presiding deity of the shrine, revered by the local kings in former times, Goddess Chamundeshwari, is said to be an incarnation of Goddess Parvati or Goddess Durga. More than halfway up the hill is a giant statue of Nandi, a bull, who is also the vehicle of Lord Shiva. Approximately 4.8 metres tall, this statue is adorned with jewels and bells.
Next on the tour, visit the treasured Mysore Palace, dominating the skyline of the city. Designed by the English architect, Henry Irwin, Mysore Palace is a fine illustration of the regal bygone eras, boasting its own grandeur. With domes and town squares, the palace looks dream-like, when illuminated with thousands of lights in the evening.
After this, travel to Chamarajendra Zoological Garden, popularly known as Mysore Zoo. Initially a private establishment, it was founded in 1892 by the then king of Mysore, Chamaraj Wadiyar. The zoo, spread inside the city in about 250 acres, is considered to be one of a kind. With around 170 varieties of plants and animals, it also houses a small museum and library.
You can spend the remaining day at leisure. Apart from the above-mentioned sites, you can also visit Jaganmohan Palace and Rail Museum.
After this wonderful tour, return to the hotel and retire for some sound sleep.
Mysore to Bangalore | Departure from Bangalore
Check-out from the hotel and drive back to Bangalore to continue your onward journey. Tour Ends.
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