• Mysore
  • Mysore - Description of the City
  • Getting to Mysore

Mysore -- 140 Kms from Bangalore, in the Southern Indian State of Karnataka, lies Mysore, the abode of untold grandeur and glory. Mysore, the capital city of the Wodeyars has always enchanted its admirers with its quaint charm, rich heritage, magnificent palaces, beautifully laid-out gardens, imposing buildings, road shady avenues and sacred temples.

There's an old world charm about the city that reaches out and leaves no one untouched. Mysore is one of the major cities of Karnataka. Today, Mysore is a vibrant city teeming with tourists and visitors. It is known the world over for its exotic sandalwood and rich silks. Its grand and imposing palaces, majestic temples, gardens leave an ever-lasting impression on the visitor. Situated 770m above sea level, Mysore has a warm and cool climate throughout the year.
Palaces worth visiting in the city of Mysore include the Mysore Palace, Brindavan Gardens and Chamundi Hills

  • By Air -- The nearest airport is Bangalore, 150 kms away.
  • By Rail -- Mysore is connected by superfast trains to Bangalore as well as Chennai.
  • By Road -- Mysore is connected to Bangalore (150 kms) and Ooty (140 kms)

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