Mysore Holiday Packages
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Mysore tourism revolves around three M's, Myth, Majesty and Marvel. Mysore is an authentic tourist extravaganza with its glorious history and rich tradition. Mysore is located around 140 km from Bangalore, this City of Palaces bursts at the seams with a mind boggling array of attractive destinations. A trip to Mysore is always an enriching experience since you will come across its rich culture, heritage, glorious history, and breathtaking tourist sites apart from the friendly and hospitable people.
Mysore is aptly called the "Sandalwood City". As the visitor enters this city of gardens and avenues of flowering trees, he is greeted by aromas of sandalwood, rose, jasmine and other fragrance. Mysore is situated at the base of Chamundi Hills on which the famous Chamundi temple is located and it is frequently visited by loads of tourists as well as pilgrims all the year round.
Known as the ‘City of Palaces', the history of Mysore is clearly reflected in the rich architecture of the city. The Mysore Palace is a must see for the tourists on their trip to Mysore which is an exemplary instance of the Indo Saracenic style of architecture. There are many places to see in Mysore and some of them to mention would be St. Philomena's Church, Mysore Zoo, Jaganmohan Art Gallery, Jayalakshmi Vilas, Rajendra Vilas, Karanji Lake and Kukkarahali Lake. The palaces in Mysore exhibit a mixture of Dravidian and Oriental style of architecture.
Mysore derives its name from Hindu mythology. The word Mysore means the town of demon king Mahishahsur. The city of Mysore was ruled by Mahishahsura, the buffalo headed king during the 10th century. However due to his growing violence, the Hindu Goddess Chamundeshwari defeated and killed the demon king on the Chamundi Hills at the outskirts of the city. Since then the Royal family of Mysore has worshipped the deity at the temple on the Hill.
The Mysore paintings and handicrafts have a grace and class of their own and are loved by the tourists. Mysore houses a number of significant handicraft retailing stores and factories on its outskirts. Sandalwood oil, agarbathis and incenses manufactured in Mysore are exported all over the world. There are innumerable craft centers dealing in a wide range of ivory, sandalwood, rosewood and teak carvings and furniture.
Mysore city has never failed to impress its visitors as it is home to some of the finest tourist sites and the most popular among the tourist attractions in Mysore is the Chamundi hills that house the Goddess Chamundeshwari temple. The Mysore Dusshera festival, celebrating the victory of good over evil, is celebrated with traditional pomp and pageantry and attracts tourists by hordes. Best time to visit Mysore is between September and March.
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