Places to See and Things to do in Mysore
Mysore or Mysuru as known officially is a city in the state of Karnataka. This ‘’Royal’’ city crowns the southern part of the Republic of India. Located in the foothills of Chamundi Hills, this city offers the most mesmerizing sceneries. The views are to die for.
Famed for the glittering royal heritage and magnificent monuments, this city is FIT FOR A MAHARAJA. If a person wishes to see the true culture of the Nation, this city is a must visit place.
Mysore derives its name from a mythical word ‘Mahisuru’ ,the place where Demon Mahishasura was slain by GoddesChamundi, an avatar of Parvati. The 10 day dussehra festival is organized every year to celebrate this victory of good over evil.
Mysore had served as a capital city under the Kingdom of Mysore from 1399-1956. A new maharaja, YaduveeraKrishnadattaChamarajaWadiyar, was crowned in 2015, at the age of 23.