The city of Mysuru is located in the foothills of the Chamundi Hills. The city of Mysuru served to be the capital city of the Mysuru Kingdom for almost 6 centuries till the year 1956. Mysuru is a highly noted city for its structure of the architecture of the tradition, the palaces of the existed Kingdom, and above all, the crowded and the most celebrated festival of the city, Dasara, which attracts a major crowd from around the world to witness the amazing view of the festival.
This spectacular city is popularly known as the City Of The Palaces. It is an always common destination that enhances the beauty in another level with its heritage and the architecture. Namely the third largest city in Karnataka, this city provides the magnificent story from the culture and the history through the various attracted sites seen within it.
Mysuru is famous for its notable structure and heritage foundation of palaces including the Mysore Palace. Moreover, the time during the festival, Dasara, is when the whole city of Mysuru would be completely lit. Mysuru is famous for its sweet named Mysore Pak, Mysore Masala Dosas, Sandals, Ink, silk sarees and much more products of origin.
The city of Mysore has the airport, also known as the Mandakalli Airport, which is well connected to the major cities like, Goa, Bangalore, Chennai and Mumbai with 1 terminal for the domestic needs.
There are buses available from the cities as well as the other places that connect the road to Mysore well from any corner via road.
The Mysore Junction Railway Station is the station that serves on the railway lines between Mysore. Hence, there are direct connections to Mysore, creating better and easier routes to the city of Mysore from any other cities of the country.
The best place to visit in the whole of Mysore would be the Mysore Palace, the residence that belongs to the Royal family of Mysore. It still stands as a majestic view to the eye. It is an extraordinary work of architecture and culture, counted to be one amongst the biggest palaces in the country. It is counted to be one among the most beautiful work of Indian architecture and the pride. It was the official residence of the Dynasty.
Spread across 60 acres of land; this beauty was structures after the Shalimar gardens of Kashmir. It has been built across the Kaveri River.
This temple is built on top of the Chamundi Hills in the 12th century, which is about 3500ft above the hill. The main attraction of this temple is the silver plated entrance and the gold idol.
Considered being one of the best zoological gardens in India with an area of around 157 acres of land. This zoo gives home to variety of species of birds, mammals and reptiles. The zoo was built near the palace for the Royal family.
THE FESTIVAL OF DASARA
The most happening place in Mysore is during the season of Dasara. Thousands of people come from various corners of the world to witness this lighted festival that gets crowded with all the native and foreign people. The 10 day festival lights up the whole location for celebration.
THE MYSORE PALACE AT NIGHT
Thousands of lights are illuminated during Sunday nights and on holidays on the Mysore Palace, which provides an extravagant and majestic look to the structure of the magnificent palace. It lights up really bright in the dark sky at night, which makes it glow with the deep dark background.
ILLUMINATION FOUNTAIN IN BRINDAVAN GARDEN
The garden, which is spread across 60 acres of land, provides a mesmerising look during the night with the dancing fountain. It consists of variety of colours and laser flashes. The water spreads across creating a dancing movement along with the music. This energetic blast of the choreographed dance of the water with the lights and music brings a different vibe within the audience.
This well connected place is a safe and calm place for any solo travellers. The road systems are connected well with the major roads and cities. Thousands of tourists arrive in this place for their vacations and has proved to be a safe place for solo women travellers.