Mysore: Is There Any Spot to Explore for Tourists?

When you travel to new places, you do not just get the pleasure of seeing new things and exploring the rich diversity; but you also bag a lot of knowledge. You do not just get the leisure and pleasure but education and learning too.   After all, as you go wide and far, you come across spots that win your heart with pure natural beauty. You get to come across green landscapes, crystal-clear streams, snow-capped mountains, sandy beaches, luxurious -green hill and much more.

One place that you should give a visit to in India is Mysore. It has so many places for you to explore that you would not be disappointed for sure. You can book your rooms in Radisson blu plaza Mysore and ensure that your stay is comfortable in the city. And if you are wondering what type of spots are there for you then keep on reading.

Mysore Palace

Mysore’s proud possession and one of India’s most visited fascinations , Mysore Palace is an unbelievable man-made edifice. It is a splendid structure that tells manifold tales of India’s complex and intriguing past. This palace was once a regal residence of the mighty Wodeyar rulers, who ruled Mysore for nearly seven centuries. …

It is undoubtedly the most famous tourist attraction of Mysore; Mysore Maharaja Palace is situated  in the heart of splendid Mysore city. One of the hugest palaces in India, this palace was decorated a known British architect, Henry Irwin. Residence of Mysore kings Wodeyars, the current day structure of the palace was constructed in 1912 when the previous wooden constructed caught fire during a wedding function of Chama raja Wodeyar eldest daughter Jayalakshammanni.  Anyhow, the stunning palace is known for its splendid architectural beauty that blends Muslim, Hindu, Gothic, and Rajput chic of architecture.

Brindavan Gardens, Mysore

Are you a person who loves nature?  Well, this spot is going to please you then. Scattered over a large area of nearly 150 acres, Brindavan Gardens are believed to be the finest in Mysore. This gorgeous stretch of land is located only a level below the popular Krishna raja Sagar Reservoir that is constructed across the Cauvery or Kaveri River. The garden is nearly eighteen 8 kilometers north west of this city of Mysore.

Moreover,  the most distinguished thing about Brindavan Gardens are the stunning and elegant fountains that look wonderful during the night when the authorities light them up. Sunset is the finest time of the day to visit this garden and relish the sight of water (from fountains) dance to the rhythmic tunes of pleasant music. The entire zone of the garden that is full of grass, shrubs, and trees looks like a well-manicured splendid lawn. Inside the garden, there is even a children’s park, hydraulic research station and even that of fisheries station. You will not be disappointed by this amazing spot. Of course, whether or not you are a nature love, this spot needs to be on your go to place.

Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum

Do you feel that you are a creative and innovative person? Do you like to appreciate and relish the art of different times? Well, then this museum is going to be of your choice.  You will find it to be a distinct and comparatively a new addition to the list of sightseeing places in the realm of Mysore.  This spot showcase a huge array of brilliantly sculpted sand creations. One of its kinds in the entire India, Mysore sand sculpture museum, offers the sculptures made just out of sand and water. All the sculptures here depict unparalleled craftsmanship, accuracy, and innovative excellence. You will surely end up praising the art of this space abundantly.

Somnathpur Temple

If you are a religious person then you must not miss out this spiritual destination. Talking about Somnathpur Temple, it is a protuberant attraction in a tiny namesake village, situated about thirty five kilometres away from Mysore. This temple is even known as the Keshava Temple and Chennakesava Temple. Constructed by Hoysala rulers during their reign in this region, the temple stands as an artefact of the bygone era. The …

Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery

It is Jaganmohan Palace, an optional home of Mysore royal family, was rehabilitated into an art gallery in the year 1915. It was during the rule of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV. In the respect of Sri Jaya Chamarajendra Wodeyar Bahadur, this art gallery was retitled as Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery in the year 1955.  One of the finest and refined art galleries in India, it brags of rich collection of artefacts and stunning paintings of the renowned painters from all over the world. If you love art then you cannot miss out on this. You will be highly impressed with the vision of the artists who have their art in this place.

Lingabudi Lake

Situated in Srirampura  that is 8 km from the centre of city, Lingabudi Lake is a beautiful looking freshwater lake. Constructed in 1828 by Mysore king Krishnaraja Wodeyar III, this lake is one of the eldest lakes in Mysore. It is even believed to be the hugest lake of Mysore with an area of nearly 260 acres. The tourist and visitors get attracted towards this spot because of its scenic charm and beauty. You can also spend some quality time with your loved ones at this stunning spot. The backdrops here will mesmerise you for sure.

Kukkaranahalli Lake

Kukkarahalli Lake, considered as a prominent and loved attraction of Mysore, is located in the middle of Manasagangothri, the Mysore University campus. This lake was constructed in the year 1864 by Mummadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar as a chief source of irrigation. Visitors can relish an amazing view of the lake here.

St. Philomena’s Church

It might interest you that this is second largest churches in the entire Asia. It was constructed by Mysore King for the European residents of Mysore. It has set an example of religious harmony and understanding. This church is devoted to St. Philomena. You will find the building to be really huge and attractive. People who believe in religions do visit this spot for sure in their visit to Mysore.

Chamundeshwari Temple, Mysore

This stunning temple is situated atop Chamundi Hills, this is one of the most well-known temples in South India. The temple was built by the Wodeyar family as a devotion to their family deity, Goddess Durga. It is constructed in the Dravidian style and has a decorative seven-tier pyramidal tower at the entrance. There are even two ways to reach the temple : you can do it by driving up the hill or simply by climbing up the 1,000 steps.

Also, in case you take the steps, you may also come across troops of monkeys on either side. There are different iconic landmarks in the city like Mysore Palace, Krishna Raja Sagar, Lalitha Mahal Palace, and St. Philomena’s Church that you can spot from the hill.


So, you can do your reservation for lodging at Radisson blu plaza Mysore and ensure that you explore the city of Mysore in a relaxed manner.