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Best things to do in Mysuru

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Scenic Lookout
“Chamundi Hill has the most revered temple in the region, that of the Goddess Chamundi.”
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Premise
“The first reason why tourists pick Mysuru. Known for its Indo-Saracenic interior, paintings, artifacts etc. Palace Tour Timings: 10 AM to 5:30 PM. Palace illumination Timings: 7 PM to 7:45 PM (Sundays, National Holidays, State Festivals) 7.40 PM to 07.45 PM (Monday to Saturday, after the sound and light show) Sound and Light Show Timings: 7 PM to 7:40 PM (Monday to Saturday) except Sundays, National Holidays and State Festivals.”
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Palace
“beatiful. be there when they turn the lights on Sunday nights and sometimes daily”
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Asian Restaurant
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“MALL OF MYSORE IS THE LOACTED ABOUT 2KMS AWAY FROM THE HOTEL WHICH BOASTS OF NUMEROUS SHOPS AND MOVIE THEATRE AND KIDS PLAY ZONE AND FOOD COURT ”
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Zoo
“Timings: 8:30 PM to 5:30 PM (Closed on Tuesdays). Best Time To Visit The Zoo: Before 11 AM or after 3 PM. The Birds are active in morning hours, Mammals will be active after 3 PM.”
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Point of Interest
“Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery is a must-visit attraction for art lovers. Originally built as a residential palace in 1861, it was formed into a museum and art gallery in 1915. Precious artefacts and artworks from all over South India are kept here on display. The entrance door of this art gallery features intricate carvings that are exemplary of fine craftsmanship. The gallery houses Raja Ravi Varma's original oil paintings which are based on various mythological themes. Indian Artist S.G. Heldnker's marvellous artwork named Lady With The Lamp is also kept here. Other exhibits featured in the art gallery are exquisite metal, ceramic and glass artefacts. In addition, a unique assortment of ”
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Lake
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Cafe
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“Wildly popular with local yogis, this buzzing healthy cafe offers a menu of satisfying Indian and Western dishes, including great salads, served up on tree trunk tables. Their green smoothies and lassis and other drink concoctions (beet and ginger lemonade) are also superb.”
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Clothing Store
“Nice gift shop, awesome bread ( ask the to slice it) decent pizza good coffee”
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Natural Feature
“This lake is surrounded by a nature park consisting of a butterfly park and a walk-through aviary.”
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Flea Market
“Dating from Tipu Sultan’s reign, this lively bazaar has local traders selling traditional items such as flower garlands, spices and conical piles of kumkum (coloured powder used for bindi dots), all of which makes for some great photo ops. Refresh your bargaining skills before shopping.”
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Church
“The beautiful Cathedral of St. Joseph and St. Philomena located in the heart of the city is constructed in a Neo Gothic style and its architecture was inspired by the Cologne Cathedral in Germany. Make sure you visit the Catacombs at the bottom of the church (subject to viewing times)”
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Premise
“Easy Day, KFC, Apple, Branded stores, DRC Cinemas, across the street is Gold's Gym”
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Movie Theater
Restaurant
“A palace converted into a hotel, you can visit this place which is magnificent and beautiful. Make use of the restaurant, swimming pool or the coffee shop”
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