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IN & AROUND MYSORE
Road distances from Mysore
Pai Vista can arrange daily sight seeing trips to all these prominent landmarks such as:
There are also other tourist attractions on the outskirts of Mysore City like Srirangapatna, Nanjangudu also known as ”Dakshina Kashi”, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Ooty, Coorg, Abby falls, Melkote, Shivanasamudra, Kabini river resort, B.R.Hills, MM Hills and the famous Krishnaraja Sagar Dam (KR Sagar Dam) & Brindavan Gardens which have lush green lawns, concealed lighting, refurbished dancing & musical fountains.
The Palace of Mysore situated in the Mysore city is one of the most famous tourist attractions in India after the Taj Mahal with more than 2.7 million visitors.
It is the official residence of the Wodeyars - the erstwhile royal family of Mysore.
The Wodeyar kings first built a palace in Mysore in the 14th century which was demolished and constructed a number of times.
The current palace construction was commissioned in 1897,completed in 1912 and expanded later around 1940.
The Brindavan Gardens is a garden located in an area adjoining the Krishnarajasagara dam which is built across the river Cauvery.
The garden was commissioned in the year 1927 and completed in 1932.
Visited by close to 2 million tourists per year, the garden is one of the major attractions near the city of Mysore.
The Chamundi Hills are located close to Mysore at an elevation of 1,050 meters.
The hills are named after the Goddess Chamundeswari , and a temple here honors her in the hills. A long stairway leading to the top of the hill has 1,511 steps in all, and climbing the first 400 takes some effort.
En route to the top, the steps pass the large monolithic statue of Nandi the Bull.
A panoramic view of Mysore city can be seen from the top of the hills.