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Tourist Attractions in Mysore, India

 
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Mysore is one of the top tourist destinations in the state of Karnataka,India. With a rich cultural and royal heritage to its credit, Mysore offers its tourists many options to explore and admire. Be its History, Architecture, landscapes or just pure floral beauty - Mysore has it all. Here is the list of our top must-see destinations in Mysore

Mysore Palace - One of most remarkable landmarks of the city. The Mysore Palace is a witness to the royal splendor that this city enjoyed. It was the official residence of the former royal family of Mysore, and also housed the durbar (royal offices). Read More...

Brindavan Gardens - The Brindavan Gardens, is a celebrated beauty spot in Mysore. Its world famous for its symmetric design. It is one of the most beautifully laid out terrace gardens in the world. This garden sits besides the Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) dam and attracts huge number of tourists every year. Read More...

Chamundi Hills - Perched at the top of Mysore, Chamundi hills is the abode of Chamundeshwari Temple and the Nandi. A panoramic view of the city is seen from the top of the hills. At dusk, the view of the city is breathtaking, and on Sunday evenings and during the Dasara festival, the illuminated Mysore Palace glitters like 18 carat gold. Read More...

Mysore Zoo - One of the oldest and most popular zoos in India. Located on the outskirts of Mysore, the zoo is home to a wide range of wild animals. The official name for the zoo is Shri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, though for all practical purposes its known by its short name. Read More...

For a detailed list of tourist attractions in mysore, follow the link below

http://www.mysorehub.com/20090927108/mysore/tourist-attractions-in-mysore.html

 

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Mysore History

Till 15th century the land on which Mysore is located was famous by the name of Puragere. The famous Mahishūru fort was constructed by the ruler Chamaraja Wodeyar III somewhere in 1524 and later his son Chamaraja Wodeyar IV was the one who ruled this region. Slowly the Vijayanagar Empire started to decline somewhere and by the year 1565 it lost control of this region totally. This is when Mysore started to work as sovereign state. Later on, the famous ruler Tipu Sultan took control of Mysore. Under Tipu’s rule most of the Mysore was re-established as he wanted to remove any traces of the Wodeyar rule. After the decline of Tipu the Wodeyar... Read more »

 
 
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