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Mysore Travel Guide

Mysuru or Mysore is Karnataka’s palace capital. The city is located in the hilly terrain of the Chamundi Hills in the state of Karnataka. Earlier the capital of the Kingdom of Mysore, this city now dazzles people because of its rich heritage and modern city-life. The star attraction of this cosmopolitan city is the Mysore Palace.
The royal palace reflects its Indian, Islamic and European architecture. Other must-visit attractions are Chamundi Hill, Brindavan Gardens, Sri Chamundiswari Temple, Karanji Lake, and St. Philomena’s Church. Well for shopping, Mysore has real gems at Devaraja Market in the form of sandalwood handicrafts, spices, incense sticks and various accessories. And for the love of Indian ladies, Mysore sarees are available in all the best prices. The most-famous sweet delight of this city is, of course, Mysore Pak. Best time to admire Mysuru is in the monsoon of June to September and in the winter of October to March.
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How to Reach Mysore
Mysore is one of the popular tourist destinations in India as well as the cultural capital of the Indian state Karnataka. It is also an eminent industrial hub that host industries like IT, automobile and textile. Thus one who is thinking how to reach Mysore needs not to worry as the city is well knitted by roadways, railways and airways. Mysore city also encircles India’s impressive archeological and heritage sites as well as eco-tourist destinations and hill stations. The distance from Madikeri, Coorg to Mysore is approximately 120kms where as from Bandipur National Park it is approximately 80kms. The distance from Bangalore to Mysore is approximately 140kms whereas from Halebid to Mysore en route Hassan is approximately 160kms. Mysore by road from Mangalore is approximately 260kms whereas the UNSESO World Heritage Sites of Badami and Hampi, Mysore is approximately 570kms and 410kms respectively. One planning to drive from Coimbatore to Mysore may have to drive approximately 5 hours covering a distance of 210kms en route Conoor and Ooty. From Ooty to Mysore the distance is approximately 120kms. One driving from Munnar to Mysore has to take National Highway 209 and National Highway 212 and cover a distance of approximately 340kms. If you are planning an unexpected and adventurous drive from Goa to Mysore then you need to take the Edapally Panvel Highway that connects to National Highway 66 followed by State Highway 7 and cover a distance of approximately 605kms.
The Mysore Railway Station that is located right in the heart of the city connects the city with all major cities in India. Thus one who is planning to visit Mysore by train may only worry about the rush of reservation. Mysore railway station has three lines, connecting it to Bangalore, Hassan and Chamarajanagar.
One who is planning to visit Mysore by air across the border needs to book a flight to Bangalore that is the closest international airport from Mysore. Whereas the city itself host a domestic airport that plies scheduled flights to major cities like Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi and Kolkata.

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Which hotel is the best budget hotel near Railway station?
Mannars residency is only 700 meters from railway station provide the best service with reasonable price thank you
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We three people and a 3year kid are coming from bangalore Please suggest a good hotel with ac and restaurant in mysore for saturday and sunday Thank you
A2B residency Just outside station It’s an excellent,value for money hotel
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Please suggest good resort or hotel for family vacation with two small kids for 3 nights in Mysore city.
Hotel Ni Ambaari Suits. It is at walkable distance from Mysore Palace and local market
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Are the vehicles from Bangalore airport to Mysuru moving ? Is there any problem because of the revert cauvery river protest.?
There is absolutely peaceful & normal traffic on Mysore - Bangalore Roads.
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How many hours to reach Ooty from Mysore?How far is Ooty from Mysore?
Dear sir, mysore to ooty distance is 125 km and it will take 3 to 3.5 hours journey thank you
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