TRAVEL GUIDE FOR ONE DAY MYSORE TRIP

  1. Chamundeshwari Temple, Mysore

You can visit a majestic one day tour starting with the mythological place of Chamundeshwari temple. It is a spiritual landmark the Chamundeswari Temple is also renowned as Krauncha Pitham as it is one of the eight Maha Shakti Peethas. The temple is dedicated to goddess Chamundeshwari with people have faith to be the fierce incarnation of Shakti(Durga). The auspicious temple has been attracting visitors seeking a peaceful and intriguing temple visit.

  1. Nandi Statue, Mysore

The statue is carved out of a single stone of black granite; the Nandi Statue inspires visitors with rich history and culture. It is located high above the Chamundi Hills, the revered celestial vehicle of Lord Shiva, measures 15 ft by 24 ft. The 350 years old monolith was sculpted during the rule of Dodda Devaraja and still famous among people.

  1. Mysore Wax Museum

The Wax Museum is popular as Melody Wax Museum with 19 galleries and more than 300 musical instruments. It is created by Shreeji Bhaskaran in 2010 and set up in a 90 year old building to honor all the musicians’ across the globe; the museum is a necessary visit.

  1. Mysore Zoo Park

A visit to the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens also famous as Mysore Zoo for an up-close view of various animals including giraffes, lions, tigers, white rhinoceroses and baboons is a must visit destination of Mysore city. It is located in the vicinity of Mysore Palace; the wondrous sanctuary is one of the oldest zoos of our country.

  1. Mysore Maharaja Palace

The official residence of the Wodeyar dynasty, who leads the state from 1399 to 1950, has been attracting million of visitors every year. Here you can explore the amazing Indo-Saracenic architectural style used to build the domes, turrets, arches and colonnades. The most surprising element of the palace is the secret tunnels that open up the way to secret places like Srirangapatna.

  1. Tippu Summer Palace, Mysore

A visit to the Tippu summer Palace during the one day trip is just perfect experience. As the name suggests itself the Palace was the summer retreat of the king of Mysore, Tipu Sultan. The grand palace offers visitors a chance to see the architectural splendor and rich history. The marvelous double storied palace constructed by teak wood with walls and ceilings ornamented with striking floral motifs is a worth visit.

By Train

Mysore is decently connected by railways to all major cities and the railway station is just about 2 kilometres from the main city. You can take many express trains between Bangalore and Mysore with the duration of about three hours and the fastest way to reach. You can check where is your train online. Some of the trains that run between the cities are Tippu Express, Chamundi Express, Kaveri Express and Mysore Express.