Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Mysore is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Mysore a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Mysore.
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Imposing and grand, the home of the Wodeyar Royal Family is nearly as impressive as the Taj Mahal. It also has much more to offer. The palace is a eclectic mix of Muslim, Rajput, Hindu and Gothic architecture styles. There are four main rooms; the Ambavilasa (for private audience with the King), the Doll Pavilion, the Kalyana Mantapa (the marriage ...
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Chamundi Hills, Mysore, Karnataka 570001
07:30 am - 06:00 pm
These eight hills are among the most sacred in the country. Legend has it the the eponymous goddess once defeated the demon Mahishasura here, and was consequently enshrined. There’s a lovely temple dedicated to her on one of the hills. The hills offer a panoramic view of the area surrounding Mysore and one can see the Mysore Palace, the race ...
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Chamrajpura, Mysore, KA 570004
08:30 am - 05:30 pm
This white palace is one of the most beautiful creations left to Mysore by the Wodeyar kings. The three story building was built in the traditional Hindu style and was built to serve as an alternative retreat for th Roal Family. The Art Gallery here holds an immense collection, most of which are paintings depicting epic scenes. There’s a curi...
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ashoka road, Mysore, Karnataka 570001
05:00 am - 06:00 pm
Philomena is a nice name, isn’t it? She was a young girl martyred at the age of 14. She was a consecrated virgin and as such had spurned the advances of the Roman Emperor Diocletian. The emperor had her scourged, drowned, shot with arrows… efforts foiled by the work of angles protecting the girl. He finally decapitated her.Her remains ...
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Jayalakshmi Vilas mansion, Mysore, Karnataka 570001
08:30 am - 06:00 pm
The Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion is a building in of Mysore city, Karnataka. It is placed in the green surroundings of the Manasagangothri, which are the grounds of the University of Mysore. It climbs on a hillock on the west side of Kukkarahalli Kere lake. The Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion houses a display center of extremely valuable accumulations of an...
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Lalith Mahal Road, T Narsipura Rd, Mysore, KA 570011
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Lalitha Mahal is the second biggest royal residence in Mysore. It is found close to the Chamundi Hills, east of the city of Mysore in the Indian state of Karnataka. The castle was completed in 1921 at the requests of His Highness Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore for the selective stay of the presiding Viceroy of India. Built on a ...