MYSORE:- Mysore is the second largest city in the state of Karnataka. The City is situated at the base of Chamundi Hills and is famous for the Dussehra Celebrations during which a large number of tourists visit the city.
Hindu mythology says that Mysore was ruled by Mahishasura a demon who was later on killed by Goddess Chamundeshwari. Till the 15th Century, the area where Mysore stands today, was know as Puragere. The Fort was constructed in the year 1524 by Chamaraja Wodeyar III.
Mysore city is the cultural capital of Karnataka. Dussehra is the most important festival of the city and this festival is celebrated for a period of 10 days. Mysore is also know as City of Palaces. There are a large number of palaces around the city to be visited,. The most famous attraction of Mysore is the Mysore Palace, which is best visited during the evening when the whole palace is lit up with sparkling lights.
Nearest Railway Station / Airport : Mysuru (110 Kms).