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Things to do in Mysore

Mysore boasts of a plethora of things to do. Visit some magnificent and grand palaces, historical monuments, ruins and beautiful gardens. Connoisseurs of art and culture will have a great time exploring the variety of beautiful structures, museums and art galleries in this city. Religiously inclined can pay homage at various temples like Sri Mahalingeshwara. Work up your appetite by shopping for some famous Mysore silks, incense and sandalwood carvings and satisfy your hunger by feasting upon large thalis of sumptuous local food. Go for a short picnic to nearby Srirangapatnam or enjoy gazing birds in Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary that is 15 kms from Mysore.

Sightseeing in Mysore

Sightseeing in Mysore is all about visiting its various museums, art galleries, City Palace and temples among other things.

Shopping in Mysore

Shop till you drop is an apt statement for Mysore, as there is plethora of options for shopping in Mysore.

Activities in Mysore

There is a wide range of outdoor activities in Mysore ranging from hang gliding and bungee jumping among others.

NearBy Places in Mysore

Some of the interesting places near Mysore have been mentioned below for your convenience.

Srirangapatnam (12 km) is a river island that because of its natural protector in the River Cauvery had for long been a coveted location for many powers.

Eating Out in Mysore

The city of Mysore offers a wide variety of dishes to satisfy the taste buds of its visitors.

Festivals & Events in Mysore

Dussehra festival in Mysore is truly spectacular. Celebrated in October every year, this festival commemorates the victory of good over evil, the defeat of the demon Mahishasura by Goddess Chamundi.

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