Mysore Tourism

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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Facts and Stats for Mysore*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mysore

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

    • Air Pollution 44.77 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 55.49 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 38.69 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 44.51 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.79 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.8 (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 36.67 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.67 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60 (High)
    • Car Stealing 38.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.07 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 36.67 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 48.21 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.23 (Moderate)
  • Living in Mysore - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Mysore is 143.03 (High)

    • Safety Index 57.41 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.66 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 51.68 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.11 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.43 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 67.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.95 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 47.79 (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 3.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 37.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 33.08 USD

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

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