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M Y S O R E

Location     :  Mysore city is at 770m above sea level and 140 kms from Bangalore.
Area            :  6,269 sq. kms.
Population :  Approx.22,81,653

Tourist Spot in & around Mysore City »

Krishna Raja Sagar Dam
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Cauvery River
Ranganathittu
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Cauvery Fishing Camp
Le Palais du maharaja
Jaganmohan Palace
Devaraja Market
Railway Museum
Chamundi Hill



How to reach Mysore?

: Roadway :
There is a good network of roads that connects Mysore to other important cities of the region. We would provide you all India tourist permit vehicles for the local transportations and also for the intercity drives too.
: Railway :
Mysore is connected with most of the metros like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chennai through regular trains.
: Airway :
The nearest airport from Mysore is 140 km away in Bangalore, from where one can take flights for most of the important cities in India..

History of Mysore
Mysore city was the capital of the old royal Mysore province. The word Mysore expands to "Mahishasurana Ooru" which means the town of Mahishasura. The story goes that the demon Mahishasura was killed by goddess Chamundeshwari atop the Chamundi hill near Mysore, hence the name. Ever since, the Mysore royal family has worshipped Chamundeshwari as the palace deity.
Hills dedicated to her stand at the eastern end of Mysore town today.

The Wodeyar family ruled Mysore since 14th century except for a short period of 40 years when Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan were the rulers. Mysore has never failed to mesmerize the tourists with its quaint charm, rich heritage, magnificent palaces, beautifully laid-out gardens, imposing buildings, broad shady avenues and sacred temples. The charm of this city leaves no one untouched

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