Tourist Places in Mysore

Places to Visit in Mysore

Mysore - #2 of 97 in Karnataka |
Mysore Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 31406 Ratings

Mysore is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Mysore is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Mysore are February, October, November, December. There are 136 tourist places in Mysore, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Mysore can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Mysore for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Mysore Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Mysore, browse through photos & pictures, explore Mysore using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Mysore, which are great places to visit, are Venugopala Swamy Temple, Iskcon, Shiva Temple, Shidhalingeshwara Temple, Shakti Navagraha Temple. Mysore can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

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Mysore Palace,Mysore

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Mysore Zoo,Mysore

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Mysore Railway Museum,Mysore

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Mysore Palace, Mysore
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6.2 / 7 1
735 Ratings & 539 Reviews
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas Palace), known also as the Main Palace, is one among the major attractions of Mysore. Mysore Palace, situated in the heart of the city, mirrors the bygone era. The Mysore Palace of today is the fourth palace constructed on the same site. The... Read More »
"Excellent place to visit"6 days ago "Beautiful Palace"1 week ago
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  • Type: Garden
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Brindavan Gardens, Mysore
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5.3 / 7 1
304 Ratings & 246 Reviews
Brindavan Gardens is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mysore frequented by tourists throughout the year. Brindavan Gardens was once called as Krishnarajendra Terrace Garden.   Brindavan Gardens is situated towards the north west of Mysore, at a... Read More »
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  • Type: Zoo
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Mysore Zoo, Mysore
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6.1 / 7 1
230 Ratings & 180 Reviews
Mysore Zoo is a popular place of tourist interest. Mysore Zoo is considered as one of the best zoological gardens in India as it is home to diverse species of mammals, birds and reptiles. Mysore Zoo was established by Maharaja Chamaraja Wodeyar, an architect of modern... Read More »
"Best Zoo in India"3 months ago "A visit worth while"3 months ago
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  • Type: Hill
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Chamundi Hills, Mysore
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6.0 / 7 1
172 Ratings & 128 Reviews
Chamundi Hills, one of the prime attractions of Mysore, is also an acclaimed landmark of the destination. Chamundi Hills is located at an altitude of 1065 meters above sea level, to the south-east of Mysore city.   The Chamundeshwari Temple, atop Chamundi Hills, is... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
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Chamundeswari Temple, Mysore
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6.0 / 7 1
89 Ratings & 70 Reviews
"Wonderful place"6 days ago "Nice temple"3 weeks ago
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  • Type: Church
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St. Philomena's Church, Mysore
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6.0 / 7 1
55 Ratings & 42 Reviews
St. Philomena's Church, also known as St. Joseph’s Church, is a colossal church which is over 200 years old. It was Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodeyar III, who laid the foundation for St. Philomena's Church in 1933, on the site of a small church built by his father. The... Read More »
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  • Type: Village
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Srirangapatna, Mysore
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5.8 / 7 1
57 Ratings & 38 Reviews
Nestling in the waters of the River Cauvery is the town of Srirangapatna. It is said that any island formed in River Kaveri is consecrated to Lord Ranganatha and Srirangapatna is part of this culture. Three things come to one’s mind on hearing the name of Srirangapatna... Read More »
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  • Type: Sanctuary
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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Mysore
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23 Ratings & 21 Reviews
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is a major tourist attraction of Mysore. Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is a small island on the River Cauvery which is home to many indigenous and migratory avian species. Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, located about 5 km from Srirangapatna and... Read More »
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  • Type: Lake
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Karanji Kere Lake, Mysore
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6.0 / 7 1
23 Ratings & 18 Reviews
Be among the nature, fresh green environment, cool waters and the birds at the Karanji Kere Lake. It is an immersion place for the Ganesha idols after the festival. Numerous species and breeds of birds like the wild fowls, peacocks, ducks, wild hens, pelicans and the Great... Read More »
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Bylakuppe Buddhist Golden Temple, Mysore
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6.1 / 7 1
25 Ratings & 22 Reviews
Tibetan refugees have sought dwellings in India after leaving their hometowns and have created a settlement which has the tranquillity and peace of any Buddhist village. One such settlement in India which is close to Mysore is Bylakuppe. To ensure that they follow their... Read More »
  • Type: Museum
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Rail Museum, Mysore
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5.5 / 7 1
28 Ratings & 19 Reviews
The Rail Museum came up in 1979 at Mysore and is situated at Krishnaraja Sagar Road. The Chamundi Gallery showcases the development and progress of the railways. You can see the royal coaches of the Mysore Maharaja at the Sri Ranga marquee and the very first Indian made steam... Read More »
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  • Type: Museum
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Melody World Wax Museum, Mysore
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5.2 / 7 1
16 Ratings & 13 Reviews
Melody World Wax Museum is a one-of-its kind of museum showcasing a collection of over hundred life size wax statues and over three hundred instruments, all related to music. The models are shown representing various kinds of music.Established in October 2010, the various... Read More »
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Tombs of Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali,, Mysore
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5.9 / 7 1
23 Ratings & 16 Reviews
Tombs of Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali, his father is situated in Srirangapatnam, about 15 km from the Mysore City. Tipu Sultan built the tombs for his parents in 1784 AD but he was buried there in 1799 AD. The tombs look very similar to the Golconda tombs with an elegant square... Read More »
"Nice place to see"Feb 26, 2016 "A vast place"Dec 19, 2015
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Jaganmohan Palace, Mysore
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5.6 / 7 1
17 Ratings & 13 Reviews
The Mysore Palace, the original home of Krishnaraja Wodeyar III was burned down in a fire and the construction of the new Amba Vilas Mysore Palace started in 1897. Until its completion in 1912, the royal family lived in the Jaganmohan Palace which was built as an alternate... Read More »
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Nandi Statue, Mysore
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5.9 / 7 1
11 Ratings & 8 Reviews
Nandi Statue, also known as Bull Temple, is located on the Chamundi Hills, halfway to the top. Visit the Nandi statue while you’re vacationing in Mysore and visiting Chamundeshwari temple (located on the top of this hill), Mysore Zoo and the Maharaja Wodeyar’s... Read More »
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  • Type: Theme Park
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GRS Fantasy Park, Mysore
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6.1 / 7 1
17 Ratings & 12 Reviews
Visit the fun filled GRS Fantasy Park. If you are into water games then this is the place for you. Age no bar for entertainment when you take the rides of Amazonia. Amazonia is an interactive river with many games built into it. While you are in the mood for sun and fun,... Read More »
"Always awesome"Apr 16, 2016 "Fun place and worth every penny"Oct 20, 2015
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Lalita Mahal Palace, Mysore
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5.7 / 7 1
13 Ratings & 11 Reviews
"Best place to relax"3 months ago "It's a hotel now"Nov 25, 2015
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Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, Mysore
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5.9 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum is India’s first sand sculpture museum and is located in Mysore, close to the Chamundi Hills. The museum is spread over an area of about 13,500 square feet and was created by M N Gowri, who has a Bachelor in Fine Arts and who wanted to show... Read More »
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Shreekanteshwara Temple at Nanjangud, Mysore
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12 Ratings & 10 Reviews
Shreekanteshwara Temple or Nanjundeswara Temple is a popular pilgrimage destination situated at Nanjangud which is en route to Ooty from Mysore. Nanjangud is located at a distance of about 25 km from Mysore, nearby the banks of River Kapila, a tributary of the River Cauvery.... Read More »
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Regional Museum of Natural History, Mysore
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5.6 / 7 1
16 Ratings & 8 Reviews
The Regional Museum of Natural History is one of the major attractions of the historic city of Mysore. The Regional Museum of Natural History was inaugurated in the year 1995 and it was devoted mainly to Mother Nature. The Regional Museum of Natural History imparts... Read More »
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