Mysore Dussehra: Dussehra like Mysore will not be seen anywhere else, there is a different hustle and bustle...

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Mysore Dussehra: The name of Mysore is also derived from Mahishuru, the name of Mahishasur. Which is included in the special tourist destinations of India. This city, which is called the cultural capital of Karnataka, has many specialties in itself. The rulers here have also been art lovers, perhaps that is why a wonderful confluence of art and culture can be seen here. Mysore Silk, Mysore Pak, Mysore Sandalwood, Mysore Painting, Mysore Dussehra, and even Mysore Dosa, the name of this city is reaching every corner of the world.


Mysore Dussehra is very special
Apart from tourist places, food, and handicrafts, Dussehra held in Mysore also has its own identity. Tourists come from every corner of the world to see it. It was started by the Wadiyar kings in the 16th century. On the day of Vijayadashami, a tableau of Goddess Chamundeshwari appears riding on a decorated elephant. Behind which people walk with drums and dancing. If you are wondering where to go during the Dussehra holidays, then you can plan here.

Places to visit in Mysore
Mysore Palace

Its real name is Amba Vilas Palace. This grand palace built in 1912 remains in the first place in the list of tourists.

Lalita Mahal Palace
This white palace, built in 1921 near Chamundi Hills, has also been seen in many films.

Jaganmohan Palace
This palace was built in 1861. There are attractive paintings in Mysore style on its walls. It has now been converted into an art museum. Cultural programs also keep happening here.

Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum
This is the first museum in India, where about 150 artifacts made of sand can be seen.

Vrindavan Garden
This huge garden built in 1932 near Krishnaraj Dam was famous for its beauty. It is still popular among tourists.

Wax Museum Melody Park
This museum has the largest collection of musical instruments. More than a hundred wax sculptures can be seen here.

Karanji Lake
If you want to spend some time in the peace of nature, then this lake situated in the lap of hills surrounded by greenery can be a great place.

Tipu Sultan Palace
This palace built in Srirangapatnam near Mysore, which was the summer residence of Tipu Sultan, is called Dariya Daulat Bagh and many personal items of Tipu Sultan are displayed here.

Rangathittu Bird Sanctuary
If you are a bird lover, then you will get to see more than 170 species of birds in this bird sanctuary near Sri Rangapatnam.

How to go
You can reach Mysore by traveling two hours by bus or car from Bangalore.


When to go
Although the weather of Mysore is generally good, the best time to visit here is from September to March.

What to buy
Mysore silk, Mysore incense sticks, sandalwood oil, Mysore Ganjifa cards, Mysore paintings, Mysore sandal soap, ivory carvings.

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