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Top 10 Sight Seeing Places in Mysore

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Mysore palaces have always been famous around the world and in India.  It is one of the beautiful places in India to visit.

Each and every year’s thousands of tourists from India and outside the country visit Mysore and places near Mysore. 

Today hereby, we will try to throw light on some of the best tourist places near Mysore along with different Mysore palace as well.  Let’s get started.

 

Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Mysore

Chamundeshwari Temple

Chamundeshwari Temple
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This is one of the most well known Hindu temples that are one of the prime tourist attractions for pilgrims.

Situated in the Chamundi Hills, 13 km away from the main city of Mysore this is considered to be a sacred Maha Shakti Peethas that has its own importance in spiritual pages.

This temple is situated at a height of 1000ft at the top of the hill.

 

Ranganathaswamy Temple

Ranganathaswamy Temple
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Made out of beautiful granite and work of art, Ranganathaswamy Temple is another most attractive temple that the city of Mysore has to offer for the tourists.

This temple is situated in Srirangapatna.  This temple belongs to God Ranganatha where people of all religions visit and considered to be a sacred place of worship.

This temple has got 21 tower gateways and built on the island created by Kaveri.

 

Mysore Palace

Top 10 Sight Seeing Places in Mysore
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Mysore Place is a place that all of us are aware of.  Located in the heart of the city, this magnificent historical palace and a great tourist spot of Mysore have history written all over it.

This Royal residence of the kings is considered to be the official residing place of the Wadiyar dynasty who is known to rule Mysore for years as mentioned in the history books.

 

Lalitha Mahal

Lalitha Mahal
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Built by the Erstwhile Maharaja of Mysore, Lalitha Mahal in today’s date is another place of great attraction for tourists from India and different parts of the world.

It is considered to be the second largest place in Mysore located near the Chamundi Hills.

This Mahal has been transformed into a palace hotel where tourists and visitors can enjoy the taste of great food as well.

 

Jaganmohan Palace

Jaganmohan Palace
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This beautiful Place once inherited by the Royal dynasty of Mysore has now been converted into an art gallery along with a function hall for use.

Among the different other Mysore palaces that are found, this place is exceptionally good for visiting.

This palace was constructed and completed in the year 1861 and portrays a stunning work of art and architecture that is truly an eye-catcher for the tourists.

 

St. Philomena’s Church

St. Philomena’s Church
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St. Philomena’s church is considered as one of the oldest Catholic Church that is situated in Mysore.

It is considered to be the largest Church in Asia, a true place to visit if you are in Mysore.

It is truly an architectural excellence that captivates the eyes of thousands of tourists who regularly visit the place.

 

Talakadu

Talakad
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Once this place had 30 temples Located about 45 km south-east of the city of Mysore the Talakadu town is like a desert-type and is situated at the banks of the Kaveri river.

Considered to be one of the finest pilgrimage places for Hindus, this place has much to offer than its scenic beauty.

 

Melukote

Melukote
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Situated at Mandya district, Karnataka, popularly known as Thirunarayanapuram, Yoga-Narasimha Swamy Temple is one of the most sacred places for the Hindus to offer prayers.

This temple is built on the rocky hills of Yoganarasimha which is situated around 51 km away from Mysore.  This place is most prominent for its activities related to the Srivaishnava sect.

This place offers excellent architectural work to its visitors and found with different types of inspirations printed on the temple surfaces.

 

Bylakuppe

Bylakuppe
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Considered as the second largest Tibetan settlement, this place is one of the most visited place for those who visit Mysore.

This small town is well known for Namdroling Monastery that is located to the west of the Mysore.  The Golden Temple and Ingalakere are different other places of tourist attraction as well.

As per records, the Government of Mysore has made an allotment of nearly 3,000 acres of land at Bylakuppe for the Tibetans to settle and thus this town is inhabited by Tibetan families as well.

 

Nanjangud

Nanjangud
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Officially known as the Nanjanagudu, this well-known town is situated at the banks of the River Kapila.

This city is also famous by its name as Dakshina Kashi which has to offer different sightseeing along with different variants of bananas as well.

For thousands of years, this place is known as the Shiva Centre as well.

 

Thus concluding..

For more places of interest in Mysore, one can simply Google or check with the different tourism guides.

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