The city Mysore recently changed its named to Mysuru, is the City of Palaces. One of the most visited monuments in India, the Amba Vilas Palace, or Mysore Palace is the glittering Palace as in day time its Royalty and architecture amuse you, and in the night your senses will be numed by the lightning of the Palace. wherein it seems like the Palace is Shining like the star illuminating 97000 bulbs together. This is one of the Major Attraction in the city specially during Dusara festival. Other Palaces like The Jaganmohana Palace, The Jayalakshmi Vilas and the Lalitha Mahal are also very historic and good.
The krishnaraja sagar i.e the KRS dam along with Brindavan garden is must visit place of Mysuru as the Dam is 18 Km from the city but you have good road connectivity at all time of day.
The overall design of the Dam displays an orientation of Mughal patterns-with garden paths and a shimmering necklace of fountains.On the South bank there is a pavilion, where visitors can get a breathtaking view of the gardens. The best time to visit is between 5 to 8 in the evening as you can also enjoy the Water musical fountain show.
Adding a touch of sanctity to the place is a beautiful Chamundi Hill and the Dravidian Temple, dedicates to Sri Chamundeshwari Devi, the diety is considered as incarnation of Durgga and Parvati.The hill is 3,489ft. above the sea levels and is 12 km from Mysuru city. and the view of the city from the hill top is marvelous.
One of the unique and interesting place in Mysuru is the Sand Museum, Using 115 truckloads of construction sand, Ms. Gowri, a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) graduate, has created 150 sculptures on 16 themes in a 13,500 sq ft area on the Chamundi Hills main road here. This has become the most popular destination for art lovers. You will be amazed by each of the figures created by her as it seems she has added life to the sand made figures. There is a huge Sculpture of Lord Ganesha welcoming you and the themes of the museum is also very Good. It is surely one of its kind!!
Other places you can visit is the Rail Museum, the St. Philomena’s Church, Zoo, Bandipur national Park, etc.
You will also love shopping here in the silk and sandelwood(Chandan) market. It showcases a large varity of options for different kinds of products also you will find some explicit handcrafted wodden articles and other decorative stuff to add as material memory for your Visit…..Published in