Mysore Tourism

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.

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

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

    • Air Pollution 48.68 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 48.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 44.48 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 43.49 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Mysore for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mysore.

    • Burglary and Theft 42.49 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 47.96 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.83 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 39.37 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.66 (Low)
    • Attacks 39.83 (Low)
    • Drug offense 38.79 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 67.49 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.87 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.38 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.48 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.1 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Mysore is 131.25 (High)

    • Safety Index 57.15 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.7 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 58.48 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20.79 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 22.89 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.46 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 50.18 (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.

  • 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 3.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 42.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 31.64 USD

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

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