Mysore, ‘The City of Palaces’ has a hint of beauty in everything related to it. There are some stunning places to visit in Mysore. Places that would make anyone fall in love, instantly! Mysore in itself is a breathtakingly beautiful experience. It has an enigma that envelopes it and engulfs all travelers. Hence, Mysore tourism become a must to be ticked off ASAP on your to – do list. But once you’re there, won’t you be stuck up with regard to what to do? Here is some help with things to do in Mysore and the best places to visit.
It should be next on your vacation list, with these Mysore tourist places!
It has heritage, a display of culture, mind boggling architecture and a city of equally amazing people which makes this one –stop shop destinations for tourists.
1. Mysore Palace
Your trip to Mysore remains unjustified if you don’t visit one of the largest palaces in India, the Mysore Maharaja Palace. Occupying the centre of the city, this 1897 construction and 1912 reconstruction, due to fire damage is a mesmerizing form of architecture. You will experience around you, the air of Hindu, Gothic and Islam as well as the Rajput styles. Intricate craftsmanship is experienced with the stunning interiors. Moreover, the 98,000 bulbs illuminating it at night will surely be a feast to your eyes!
2. Karanji Lake
What is Mysore sight – seeing, without paying a whole hearted tribute to its natural beauty? A visit to the Karanji Lake will reconnect you to nature. A reconnection in the most beautiful way! It is moreover, one of the biggest lakes in the Indian state of Karnataka. You will enjoy spotting different migratory birds here. Also, the huge bird enclosure allows tourists to observe birds closely. Surely, one of the best things to do in Mysore!
3. Shivanasamudra Falls
Located 85 km from the main city, it is another one of the Mysore attractions. There are two falls, both listed in the global top 100 waterfalls. It looks like a divine place. Somewhere you would love to get lost and never want to be found again. Isn’t that enough to magnetically pull you to Mysore already? Yet there is more!
One of the best places to visit in Mysore is this pilgrim centre. It is a mesmerizing place to satisfy the spiritualist within you. A peaceful and divine experience, it pulls devotees with a mystical power. You will be completely lost in its tranquillity. Situated on the hilltop, Sri Yoganarasimha Swamy temple is extremely famous. A spectacular view of sunrise can be experienced from this place.
5. St. Philomena’s Church
Churches are always a major tourist attraction but what’s special here is its 200 year old history. Yes, this church is 2 centuries old! Gothic style has been used for the building of this church, also known as St. Joseph’s Church. Once it was a small place, but Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV laid the foundation of the present structure. Talking of the whole of South Asia, this particular one is among the largest Cathedrals. Found in this church is a relic of the 3rd century, belonging to St. Philomena.
With all these places to visit in Mysore, aren’t you already packing your bags? To help you with all the traveling, there Vedanta Wake Up! There is just too much offered. From full day sightseeing tours covering 3 of the above mentioned Mysore attractions to half day tours, you can choose whatever suits you best and fit in your budget. Also, taxi services are provided at reasonable rates. For more, visit www.vedantawakeup.com.
Indulge in the magical experience of Mysore!