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Saturday, June 6, 2009

Palace of Mysore


Palace of Mysore is one of the most renowned and famous palace in the state of Karnataka. It is situated in Mysore district and was built in the year 1912. It is the official residence of the Royal Family of Mysore "The Wodeyars" who ruled Mysore for 500 years.

Distance From Bengaluru: Approximately 150 kms.
What's Special: It is the venue for the famous Mysore Dussehra festival which is celebrated every year during the autumn season. Some of the well known spots in the palace are as follows: The Old Palace, the Dolls Pavillion (Gombe Thotti), Elephant Gate, Chamunda, Golden Howdah, Marriage Pavillion, Portrait Gallery, Casket Room, Wrestling Courtyard, Royal Furniture, Public Durbar Hall, etc...
Mode of Transport: Buses, Trains and any private mode of transport by road.
Near By Places: Brindavan Gardens, Krishna Raja Sagara Dam (KRS), Srirangapatna, Mysore Zoo, Chamundi Hills, Cauvery River, Mandya, Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary, Mysore Exhibition etc...