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9 Best Places to Visit In Mysore In 2022

Mysore which is now officially called Mysuru is a must place to visit in Karnataka, where you can witness exotic palaces and many historical monuments.  

Historical Places to Visit In Mysore

Mysore Palace

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A trip to Mysore is not complete if you don’t visit the famous Mysore Palace; this palace is situated in the heart of the city and attracts many tourists towards it.

Mysore Palace is the former residence of the royal family of the Wodeyar dynasty, the Mysore Palace is an amazing example of the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture.

It was built in the year 1912 for the 24th king of the Wodeyar dynasty, and it is still one of the biggest palaces in the country.

Timing: 10:00 Am to 5:00 Pm

Entry Fee: Rs 40/head for adults and Rs 20/head for children 

Brindavan Garden

Places to visit in Mysore- Brindavan Garden- Aris Dairies

Brindavan Garden was built by Krishna raja Wodeyar on the riverbank of the Kaveri River, this garden is spread over 60 acres of land.

You can enjoy musical fountains in the evening these fountains come to more glory in the evening when the fountains are lighted up in various colors. 

Timing: 8:00 Am to 8:00 Pm

Entry Fee: Rs 15/head for adults and Rs 5/head for children 

Sound and Fountain Show Entry Fee: Rs 50/head for adults and Rs 30/head for children

St. Philomena’s Cathedral

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St. Philomena’s Cathedral is the tallest Cathedral in Asia which was built to honor St. Philomena; its construction date goes back to 200 years.

Before the construction of this cathedral, there was a small church in the same location, which was built by Maharaja Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar later this church was built when Maharaja noticed many people are coming from the western countries.  

Timing: 5:00 Am to 6:00 Pm

Entry Fee: Free.

Srirangapatna 

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If you are going to Mysore from Bangalore then don’t miss visiting amazing Historical places in Srirangapatna on the way.

Srirangapatna was Mysore’s capital during the times of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan. Srirangapatna Fort, Daria Daulat Bagh, Tipu Sultan Gumbaz are some of the famous tourist attractions in the city.

Location: 20 kms from Mysore city.  

KRS Dam

Krs Dam In mYsore

Krishna Raja Sagar Dam popularly known as KRS Dam is located in Mandya District; it is a huge gravity dam which is built on the banks of river Kaveri. 

This dam is the most popular tourist attraction in the city, you can also enjoy the Brindavan garden which is next to KRS Dam.

Timing: 6:30 Am to 9:00 Pm

Entry Fee: Rs 50/head for adults and Rs 25/head for children 

Other Tourist Attractions in Mysore

Mysore Zoo

Mysore Zoo

A Mysore trip is incomplete if you won’t visit Mysore Zoo which is also known as Shri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden which offers a wonderful experience.

This is one of the oldest zoos in India which was constructed in 1892, the zoo is spread over on 250 acres of land is a home for various animals.

Timing: 8:30 Am to 5:30 Pm

Entry Fee: Rs 80/head for adults and Rs 40/head for children 

Rail Museum

Mysore Railway Museum

To experience a very kind museum visit Railway Museum in Mysore which is very close to the city railway station, this Museum is the second one of its kind after the first one in Delhi.

Timing: 10:00 Am to 5:30 Pm

Entry Fee: Rs 15/head for adults and Rs 10/head for children 

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is the largest bird sanctuary in Karnataka and is home to a wide array of bird species.

This destination also offers many tourist activities some of the popular ones include bird watching, boating, etc.

Timing: 9:00 Am to 6:00 Pm

Entry Fee: Rs 50/head for adults and Rs 25/head for children 

Shivanasamudra Falls

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Shivanasamudra is the most popular waterfall on the river Kaveri, Shivanasamudra consists of two waterfalls Gagana Chukki and Bhara Chukki.

River water falling on tall rock cliffs, lush green forest all around will give you a visual treat in the post-monsoon season.

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