5 Places to Visit in Mysore, Tourist Places & Top Attractions

The most populous and third biggest city in Karnataka is now renamed as Mysore. It is located at the base of Chamundi Hills. It was the capital of the erstwhile Kingdom of Mysore for nearly 6 centuries, which was ruled by the Wadiyar Dynasty.

Distance from Bangalore:
You can travel to Mysore by taking a drive of about 146 kms from Bangalore. You can also travel by air or train for a convenient journey and to save travel time.

Attractions:
Visit the marvellous palace of Tipu Sultan, which will take you the era of ancient history. Mysore artisan’s walk boasts of royalty, heritage and architecture of the amazing pieces. Witness the glorifying sandalwood creation or explore the cultural city of Karnataka. Click here to know more.

Activities:
Mysore is famous for Silk, Ayurveda, Yoga, Sandalwood, and Incense. Visit the range of bistros offering a variety of cuisines or you can make a visit to the busy markets.

Best time to visit:
This flamboyant city caters to tourists in all seasons. You will witness huge amount of visitors in the months of September and October, participating and performing at the Dasara festival, and during the time of Mahanavmi.

Where to stay: Best places and resorts to stay in Mysore
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Just fifteen minutes away from Mysore Town in Karnataka, resides the most celebrated and stunning amusement park, the GRS Fantasy Park. A perfect holiday destination, spread across 40 acres of lush green environment, this theme park rejuvenates it's visitors with endless joy.

Situated on the Mysore-Bangalore highway, it has created bundles of remarkable memories for its tourists over the past 13 years. This water park is a bewitching place and is customized in a way to cater different adrenaline levels of all age groups. 

The GRS Fantasy Park came out as an epitome of adventure in the Southern-Indian region. Featuring 33 dry and wet thrilling rides and multipurpose playstation for everyone, it ensures a fun filled vacation for the entire family.

The main attractions of this water park are its water games and the interactive river called Amazonia. With facilities such as spacious restaurants, gift shops and amphitheater, this park takes the visitors to a state of ecstasy that they will never forget in their entire life.

This park is the greatest pride of Mysore since it has bagged 7 National Awards for Excellence at the International Amusement Expo held in Mumbai in 2013 and 2014. It has also won the APT National Award for Dragon's Den in 2003 for being the most innovative ride commissioned in India during 2002-2003.

It is not only known for providing it's customers thrill and cheer but also is the most responsible business venture across the town. The park is recognized as one of the major green spots in the city of Mysore. So, come enjoy the breathtaking ambiance and exhilarating array of rides at this park.
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Wonderful place to visit with loves once, this place would give you full camping expereince with various activities. Must-visit guys
This is one of the best watersport activity to take part and enjoyed with family and friends, My kids enjoyed this, the company we booked provided us with good kayak boat and paddle along with safety life-jackets to make sure we are safe... This activity doesn't need prior experience as it is suited for beginners as well... the staff was helpful always there with us the entire activity in-case for any emergency required... Breathtaking place and the expereince was amazing
Through this vehicle rental, we were able to cover all the sightseeing of the place even tried the street foods of the place, the vehicle was nice and the service was really great... Definitely recommended this to all the families.
The documentation part was very easy and quick, the staff was very professional and friendly providing us with good and clean bikes with no hidden charges. Through this bike, we were able to roam the place and completed within 2-days...
We really appreciate the operator for responding to our call from time to time and as well guide us through Whatsapp, We receive a nice warm welcome from the staff, the place was absolutely beautiful, nice tents, great meals, and the activity was something excited and fun. We explore the campsite and the nearby places by trekking... we indulged in water activity like coracle, rafting, and kayaking on day time and we enjoyed the campfire with music after sunset. Totally-satisfied.
Stayed for two days.. a very beautiful and pleasant place to hangout with family and friends...safe for kids...we really enjoyed the stay here
We loved our stay at this resort. The location is decent and it has lot of open space to stroll around and enjoy the lush greenery. Sunset view from here is spectacular.
Fantastic place for family and friends for a good weekend, friendly environment, nicely arranged everything, great facilities, nice host and hospitable staff. Beautiful place and the expereince was beyond expectation. Thanks to Thrillophilia for this wonderful package at affordable prices.
Renting the bike was always the best choice to travel and explore the place, this is the fast and comfortable way without hassle, I booked this bike with Thrillophilia and the operator contacted me through WhatsApp and shared the hub location which was easy to find, the staff helps with the documentation part and provided with good bike per my choice with a helmet...I must say the service was excellent... would definitely advise this to everyone who travels to Mysore
Jeep-safari was always fun to explore the forest, nice driver cum guide who explained to us in detail about the forest and its wildlife. We really had a great tour and the place was truly full of flora and fauna.

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