As you begin to plan your next trip while eagerly waiting for the vaccine, we’re here to take you on a virtual tour of Mysore that might not give you the exact feeling of being there but it will surely satisfy your wanderlust for a certain period of time. Mentioned below are the places to visit in Mysore (now Mysuru) that we will virtually take you to so that you get the patience to wait a little longer before you visit this place:
• Mysore Palace
Situated in the heart of the city, this palace has managed to mesmerize people from across the world. This palace was once home to the Wodiyar dynasty and is known for its Indo-Saracenic architectural design.
• Brindavan Gardens
Brindavan Gardens is a popular tourist spot in Mysore. The extravagant garden is laid out just below the Krishnaraja Sagar Dam. Designed by Mirza Ismail and based on the Shalimar Gardens of Kashmir, it took the garden 5 years to build.
• Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens
Established in 1892, the zoo was designed by GH Kyumbeigal and established by Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar. This zoo is one of the oldest ones in South India and a popular attraction in Mysuru.
• Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
Dedicated to Goddess Chamundeshwari, it is among the 18 Maha Shakti Peethas representing the hair of Sati Devi and one of the most beautiful sites to visit on your Mysuru trip.
• Shuka Vana
Shuka Vana has set a record in the Guinness Book of World Records for inhabiting the most kinds of birds in a garden. It is also a sanctuary to thousands of birds and also heals rescued, endangered, injured, and abandoned birds.
• Kishkindha Moolika Bonsai Garden
Home to approximately 100 bonsai trees, this garden is spread across a vast estate. In addition to this, it is an extended part of the Avadoota Datta Peetham of the Sri Ganapathi Sachidananda Ashrama.
• Karanji Lake
The 90-acre lake is amongst the biggest lakes in Karnataka. It is located behind the infamous Mysore Zoo. This lake is also considered to be the largest of its kind in the entire county.
• GRS Fantasy Park
GRS is the only amusement park in and around Mysore. Spread across 40 acres of lush greenery to call its own, GRS has a wide range of dry and wet rides that cater to the entire family for a fun trip.
• St. Philomena’s Cathedral
Built by Mysore King, itis the second largest church in Asia. The church was constructed to set an example of religious understanding and harmony.
• Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery and Auditorium
Home-turned-art gallery, Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery is considered to be one of the best art galleries in India. It was renamed in the year 1955. This gallery consists of artifacts and paintings from renowned artists across the globe.
You may be trapped inside your homes but it is no excuse for not indulging in virtual trips like these. Also, we’re sure that this virtual tour of Mysore helps you in exploring the wonderful places in Mysore.
Last modified: December 12, 2020