Visit Mysore - Best of Mysore

Situated at the base of the Chamundi Hills and the second largest city in the Karnakata state, Mysore is 146 kilometres southwest of Bangalore, the capital of the state. Ruled by the Wodeyar dynasty until 1947, whose love for art and culture has left an everlasting imprint on this “cultural capital of Karnataka” This predominantly Hindu city lends its name to the Mysore style of painting, sweet Indian dish Mysore Pak and Mysore silk saris. A trip to Mysore is a must-do for sure!

Mysore has earned itself the sobriquet of “The City of Palaces” and this name suits the city. The beauty of Mysore is experienced in the city’s enchanting sights, its laid back lifestyle, and the calm and serene atmosphere. The visitor to the city is bound to come away with beautiful memories of this city and would want to re-live the same experience over and over again.

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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Mysore

  • Private Full-Day Mysore Tour with Visit to Srirangapatna
    Private Full-Day Mysore Tour with Visit to SrirangapatnaNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Visit Historic Srirangapatna and majestic Mysore in a day. Enjoy a breathtaking view of beautiful city from Chamundi hills. W...

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  • Save 21% Mysore City Tour
    Mysore City Tour

    Duration: 1 Days

    Walk through the offbeat experiences of Mysore, an ancient city of India that offers you a concoction of culture and senses. ...

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  • Walking Tour: Best of Mysore
    Walking Tour: Best of Mysore4 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Take the ideal tour for an immersion of history, local market and exploring local street food in Mysore. Visit the home of cu...

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  • Save 8% South Indian Culinary Experience with Local Host Family
    South Indian Culinary Experience with Local Host FamilyNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 3 Hrs 30 Mins

    Join this 2.5 hour tour for a truly memorable experience in Mysore.Learn how to cook an authentic 3-course South Indian meal ...

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Facts and Stats for Mysore*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mysore

    Know the pollution level of Mysore before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 42.35 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 54.26 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35.94 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.49 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 38.02 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 36.73 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 35.11 (Low)
  • Mysore: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mysore for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mysore.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 39.06 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.19 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 36.67 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.44 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.64 (Moderate)
  • Living in Mysore - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Mysore is 141.93 (High)

    • Safety Index 58.09 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.7 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 49.4 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23.36 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 22.24 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 16.3 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 45.03 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mysore

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mysore

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 32.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.74 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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