Mysore is known as the city of palaces and is one of the famous tourist attraction in India. It is located in the South Indian state of Karnataka. Mysore consists of towering monuments, gorgeous palaces, diverse zoos, and engraved temples. Mysore is a perfect destination for everyone, the city offers many experiences like witnessing the grandeur of Mysore palace to enjoying in 3G selfie gallery. Here is the list of things to do in Mysore:
Visit Mysore palace
It is also known as Ambavilas Palace, to have an enriching royal experience visit this royal residence. As a legacy of royal glory, the palace was home to the Wodeyar maharajas. It has amazing Indo-Saracenic architecture and imperial interiors. It has a stunning collection of stained-glass windows, mosaic floors, carved wooden doors, and lavish paintings from the Edwardian Raj era.
Sri Chamundeswari Temple
Located on the top of Chamundi Hills, Sri Chamundeshwari Temple is an ancient religious site and a gem of Mysore. The temple is built perfectly and displays a fierce form of Goddess Durga. You can have an amazing view of Mysore from here and experience Sunset at Chamundi Hills.
Go to Karanji Lake
It is located right next to Mysore Zoo, this lake is a paradise for people who want to spend some time in peace. You can go boating and enjoy the scenic view. You can also spot lake ducklings, darters, pelicans, painted storks, spoonbills, and etc here. Karanji Lake and its entire ambiance will surely impress you.
Visit Silk Factory
Have you seen silk saree being woven? You can see the preparation of Mysore silk saree At the Karnataka Silk industries corporation factory. After looking at the process you will realize why they are priced high.
Click at 3D selfie gallery
It is in Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, this three-dimensional gallery is a major attraction in Mysore now. Here you can stand in front of a 3D art and get clicked. This is a different escape from the touristy places.
Visit the beautiful Brindavan Garden, it is one of the famous tourist attraction in the city. You can enjoy the gorgeous flora range, fountain shows, and boating. It is a family-friendly picnic area.
Try South Indian food
If you are a real fan of South Indian food then try it here. In Southern states, it is quite different from how it is cooked in North India. You must try Mysore Dosa, Curd Rice, and tamarind rice. There are some restaurants that serve amazing south Indian food: Mylari hotel, Anima Madhva Bhawan, Hakka and more. Also try world’s best Boti (Mutton Dish), Paaya (trotter soup) and Kaima ball at Hotel Hanumanthu. do not forget to try Mysore Pak.
Other than these things you must also visit, Jaganmohan Palace, St. Philomena’s Cathedral and Mysore Zoo.