There is a touch of beauty in everything concerning Mysore, which fondly known as “City of Palace”. The city is one of the major tourist destinations in India, with magnificent palaces, stunning gardens, colorful festivals and exceptional craftsmanship are some of the special features that make Mysore unique.
Mysore Palace, also known as Mysore Maharaja Palace is one of the largest palaces in India. The architecture is a blend of Hindu, Islam, Gothic and Rajput styles. While it is a feast to your eyes during daytime, you will be completely mesmerized by the sight of the palace illuminated by over 98000 bulbs in the night. Karanji Lake is situated in the foot of the famous Chamundi Hills, which was constructed by King of Mysore and this lake is behind Mysore Zoo and under the control of the Zoo. Karanji Lake encourages migratory birds and you can find over 90 species of birds here.
Chamundi Hills is 1065 meters above the sea level. The Chamundeshwari Temple on top of the hill belongs to 11th century. The specialty of the 5-meter tall statue it was sculptured out of a single rock in 1659. Shri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens otherwise known as Mysore Zoo, one of the oldest zoos in India, constructed in 1892.Covers over 250 acres of land, being home to all kinds of animals around the world. It tracks tourist for its widest range of species.
Brindavan Gardens located below Krishnaraja Satar dam, spreads across 150 acres of land and renowned as India’s best and beautiful gardens. It’s known for various shapes and size of the fountains and its lush meadows. Musical fountain it’s prime attraction to this place.