About Mysuru (Mysore) city

  • The heritage city of Mysuru is situated at the foot of Chamundi Hills and is well known for its traditional culture and art. Mysuru is located 140 km from Bengaluru and has good railway network and highway to travel by car and buses. The Mysuru airport is about 15 km away from the city has domestic flights to some of the major cities in India.

  • Weather at Mysuru is pleasant and comfortable during the month of January and may require warm clothing past sunset.

  • Mysuru is famous for its sandalwood and rosewood artifacts, stone sculptures, incense sticks, inlay work with ivory and its exquisite KSIC Mysore silk sarees.

Places of interest around the Mysuru city

  • Forest: Bandipur national park and Nagara hole tiger reserve, BR hills, MM hills and Gopalaswamy hill.

  • Water falls: Shivana samudra, Bhara chukki and Hogenakal falls.

  • Monuments and Palaces at Srirangapattana and Mysuru.

  • Historical temples: Shravana Belagola, Belur, Halebidu, Somanatha Pura, Talakadu, Srirangapatna and Nanjanagudu.

  • Others: Zoo, Brindavan garden, Ranganathittu Bird sanctuary, Palace museums, Namdroling Monastery (Golden Temple).