Was the erstwhile capital of the Wadayer Kingdom who ruled for 400 years. Famous for its Dusara carnival during the month of October. It is a college town and a heritage city. Popularly called as the airconditioned city of India. Enjoys the most moderate salubrious climate in the whole country with an anual precipitation of 30 inches. Surrounded by two famous rivers, Cauvery in the North and Kabini in the South.To the South of the city is a reserve forest of over thousand acres and a mountain called Chamundi Hill. Atop the mountain is the famous Chamundeswari temple visited by millions of people each year. Many sight seeing attractions with in 2 hours of drive. City has three palaces. The main palace is illuminated each Sunday between 7-8 PM.
Famous for handicrafts, sandal wood and silk. Worth visiting the silk factory and sandalwood oil factory. World famous for Incense and sandal wood soap. Famous for Ayurveda and Yoga. New York Times has listed Mysore as the fourth top most destination for tourists among the 31 most popular destinations.
Thousands of students from various countries study in Mysore. Mysore University is one of the top 10 universities in the country. There are two Universities, two medical, two ayurvedic and four Engineering colleges. World famous forÂ Yoga Gurus, Pattabhi Jois and Krishnamachar and Iyengar. Internationally known for its famous Ayurveda Centre, Indus valley Ayurvedic Centre, where people from more than 50 nationalities regularly come for Ayurveda treatments. Samskrit College in Mysore is one of the oldest schools in the country. Katnataka State is the most beautiful state in the Union. This is the only state in the country, which legally bans cow slaughter.