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 41.2 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 52.4 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.87 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 34.91 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40.87 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.26 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 35.65 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 32.21 (Low)
  • 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)
  • Quality of Life Index of Mysore is 143.77 (High)

    • Safety Index 58.09 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.7 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 47.9 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23.36 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 22.53 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.48 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 45.15 (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 2.8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.46 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 32.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.33 USD

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

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