Top 10 Places to Stop Over in And Around Mysore

Mysore may be an underrated city as we never discuss our trips to Mysore because rarely any of us went there. That’s because you have no idea about the beauty in the town, so lets at India By Car and Driver start with the top 10 places to visit in the cleanest city of India.

Know Mysore Better With These Top 10 Places

Here are the best ten places to stop over in Mysore.

Mysore Palace

Also called the Mysore Maharaja Palace is the largest structure you will ever observe in the city. The place is located in the city’s heart, so we realized that you could not miss it anyway.

Overall, it is a must-visit tourist attraction to be included in your Mysore travel list.  

Mysore Palace

Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace

Also called the Dariya Daulat Bagh, Tipu Summer Palace was indeed the summer getaway of Tipu Sultan. It is one of the well-known tourist locations in Mysore.

The majesty of Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace is one of a kind as the pillars of teak and alluring interiors painted with floral motifs will be a grand feast for your eyes.

Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace

Tour Suggestion :- Southern Grandeur Tour Package

Chamundi Hills

Chamundi Hills is the symbol of Mysore. It is famous for the Chamundeshwari Temple, made in the 11th century and refurbished and changed into a tourist attraction.

The temple has a 5 m tall idol, which we believe was sculpted from only one rock. From there, a 1000 steps flight leads to the beautiful Chamundi Hills.  

Chamundi Hills & Chamundeshwari Temple

Tour Suggestion :- Southern Odyssey Tour Package

Karanji Lake 

Lying at the bottom of the famous Chamundi Hills is a large Lake known as the Karanji Lake. Built by the king of Mysore, Karanji is a 90-acre water container among the biggest lakes in Karnataka.

 It is a famous tourist spot to visit while enjoying your South India Tour.

Karanji Lake 

Tour Suggestion :- Southern Explorer Tour Package

Mysore Zoo

At the rear of the Karanji Lake is the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens at Mysore, also known as Mysore Zoo.

The zoo is covered over 157 acres of land and holds a massive collection of wildlife species not only from our incredible India but from all over the world.

Mysore Zoo

Tour Suggestion :- South India Explored Tour Package

Nimishamba Temple

Nimishamba Temple is devoted to Goddess Nimishamba, who is an incarnation of Goddess Parvati.

It is considered that Goddess Nimishamba is an upholder of forgiveness, and she will remove all the troubles from your life when you visit the temple and pray.  

Nimishamba Temple

Brindavan Gardens

The Brindavan Gardens have situated a level below the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam, also known as KRS Dam.

It is a primary tourist attraction adjacent to Mysore and is also seen as one of the most beautiful gardens in Karnataka.

Brindavan Gardens

Lingabudi Lake

Spread across a region of 260 acres, LIngabudi Lake is one of the hugest and oldest lakes of Mysore.

It is a freshwater Lake, which is a perfect weekend escape in Mysore if you are searching for a silent and calm place to get away from the hustle-bustle of life.     

Lingabudi Lake

KRS Dam

On top of the famous Brindavan Gardens, Krishna Raja Sagar Dam, also called KRS Dam, is a major sightseeing destination near Mysore. Almost all the tourists, which make it to this place in Mysore, are ensured a refreshing experience.

It is the first irrigation dam in India and is one of the most charming tourist spots around Mysore.   

KRS Dam

St. Philomena Church

St. Philomena Church exists as a 20-decade old church known as St. Joseph’s Church. Constructed in gothic style, the church was inaugurated by Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV. 

It is amidst the largest cathedrals in India and is devoted to St. Philomena, a third-century Greek saint.   

  

St. Philomena Church

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