Home to ornate palaces and Gothic-themed churches, Mysore (now Mysuru) is the third-largest city in the southern Indian state of Karnataka. Once the capital of the Kingdom of Mysore, the city promises a relaxing getaway with much to experience and explore. When travelling to Mysore and looking for accommodation, Treebo Komfort Suites is your best bet. This modern hotel located in the residential neighbourhood of Yadavagiri is close from the Mysore Airport, Mysore Railway Station and from the Mysore Suburban Bus Stand.
The down served as the capital of the princely State of Mysore for nearly six centuries with distinguished rulers like Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali. The city is also known as the cultural capital of Karnataka and is famous for its various temples, palaces, forts and old churches. The town is known for being the birth place for various styles of Indian arts and crafts. Mysore is a major tourist destination in India and should be visited by all who want to experience the rich culture of this historical city. There is a touch of beauty in everything concerning Mysore, the Karnataka city. The city is one of the major tourist destinations in India thanks to its rich cultural heritage and historic importance.
Mysore unique and a much sought holiday destination. If you have already decided on Mysore for your forthcoming holiday tour, here are few most important places to visit in Mysore, to justify your trip to Mysore. :
Mysore Palace, also known as Mysore Maharaja Palace is one among the largest palaces in India. It is situated in the city’s center. The palace was built in the year 1897 using wood, which was damaged due to fire. It was later reconstructed in the year 1912.
Karanji Lake is situated at the foot of the famous Chamundi Hills. King of Mysore constructed the lake. The 90-acre water body is amongst the biggest lakes in the state of Karnataka. Karanji Lake encourages migratory birds and you can find over 90 species of birds here.
Chamundi Hills is 1065 meters above the sea level. It is just 3 kms from Mysore. The Chamundeshwari temple on top of the hill belongs to 11th century.
Mysore Zoo also known as Shri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens offers wonderful experience. This is one among the oldest zoos in India having been constructed in 1892. The Zoo is spread in a sprawling 250 acres of land and houses stunning range of species.
Brindavan Gardens is situated below Krishnaraja Sagar dam.