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Private Excursion to Mysore and Srirangapatna from Bengaluru
"The tour starts early in the morning after meeting your personal chauffeur in your hotel lobby. He will make a brief stop on the way to Srirangapatna should you choose to have breakfast (at your own cost). Drive 160 Kilometers (app pillars canopies and arches have colourful frescoes in the style of Mysore paintings. Tombs of Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali looks very similar to the Golconda tombs with an elegant square chamber with a brick dome. The excellent workmanship is evident in the carved stone windows ebony doorways artistically designed with inlaid ivory. St. Philomena's church is a Catholic church built in honour of St. Philomena in the Diocese of Mysore India. It was constructed in 1936 using a Neo Gothic style and its architecture was inspired by the Cologne Cathedral in Germany.Your private Guide will assist with few recommendations to have lunch (at your own cost) in the royal family of Mysore
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Private Mysore Tour with Visit to Srirangapatna
"Start the tour after meeting your private Guide in your Hotel lobby. Local guide will discuss the plan of the day and would try to understand your preferences.Drive 20 Kilometers (approx) to Srirangapatna from Mysore city. Although situated a few Srirangapatna lies in the neighbouring district of Mandya.The Ranganthaswamy temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ranganatha is one of the five important pilgrimage sites along the river Kaveri for devotees of Ranganatha. These five sacred sites are pillars canopies and arches have colourful frescoes in the style of Mysore paintings. Tombs of Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali is situated in Srirangapatnam; it looks very similar to the Golconda tombs with an elegant square chamber with a brick dome. The excellent workmanship is evident in the carved stone windows ebony doorways artistically designed with inlaid ivory. There is an ancient mosque inside the complex.St. Philomena's church is a Catholic church built in honour of St. Philomena in the Diocese of Mysore India. It was constructed in 1936 using a Neo Gothic style and its architecture was inspired by the Cologne Cathedral in Germany.Your private Guide will assist with few recommendations to have lunch (at your own cost) in the middle of the day.
From $64.00
 
Private Tour: Mysore Palace and Srirangapatna Day Trip from Bangalore
"Around 6:15am your private chauffeur and professional guide will pick you up from your hotel in Bangalore. Settle into your comfortable private vehicle for the approximate 4-hour drive to Mysore renowned as the ‘City of Palaces.’ En route stop in the old city of Srirangapatna which was briefly the capital of the Mysore state during the rule of Tipu Sultan. Located just 8 miles (14 km) from Mysore on an island in the Kaveri River Srirangapatna is home to the Dariya Daulat Palace (Summer Palace) set amid the gorgeous gardens of Daria Daulat Bagh. Visit the palace
From $110.00

More Local Customs in Mysore

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HOLY COW!!!!!!!!!!

majority religion in india is hindu.hindus regards cow as their mothergod(gomata).it is a ageold tradition to worship these gentle animals who give us milk till our land.cows are usually found at...
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Local transport

We saw several people using elephants as a means of transport during our stay in India. They are huge animals and tower above all other traffic. Although fairly slow moving, an elephant can carry a...
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Bathing Time

Even the animals need to be clean. . .and they look to be enjoying bathtime! In that temperature and humidity, I must admit I was probably sorely tempted. . .The photograph is just a roadside scene...
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Pongal Celebrations

We arrived in Mysore a week or so after Pongal, so there were coloured cows everywhere. Named after a rice dish, Pongal is a Southern Indian celebration that begins on January 14 of each year and...
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Railway Station's waiting room

If you have to wait for a train at the station of any India’s big city, you won’t get bored if you like staring at the crowds, and following people’s activities. There’s always a rush and a push...
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Decorated bullock carts

On my travels through southern India I often came across bullock carts painted in vibant colours and patterns like this here
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Nut sellers

These colourful peddlers with their barrows piled high, offer all types of nuts, cashew peanut, dried peas, spicy and salted
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Local transport # 2

Life goes on pretty much as it has for centuries in this part of the world, and seeing ox carts mingling with motor transport on the streets is not unusual.
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Top Hotels in Mysore

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5, Jhansi Lakshmi bai Road, Mysore, Karnataka, 570005, India
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Maharana Pratap Road, Nazarbad, Mysore, Karnataka, 570010, India
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45/A, K.R.S Road, Metagalli, Mysore, Karnataka, 570 016, India
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3 Nethra Nivas, Nazarbad Road, Mysore, Karnataka, 570010, India
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35/A Bangalore-Nilgiri Road, Mysore, Karnataka, 570001, India
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2720, Sri Harsha Road, Mysore, 570 001, India
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Top Things to Do in Mysore

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Chamundi Hill

It makes for a nice drive from Mysore. You will find one of the most popular temples in India here. Do check out the huge Nandi (Bull) statue on the way there. The hill is at 1000 meters elevation....
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Brindavan Gardens

The first of These gardens are laid on the banks of Krishnarajasagar Dam. Spread over vast area , the terraced lawns and fountains make these gardens one of the best in South India. The swirling...
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Chamundeswari Temple

This temple is located on Chamundi Hill which itself is 2-3km southeast of the city centre. The original shrine is thought to have been built in the 12th century by Hoysala rulers while its 40m-high...
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Palace

The Kingdom of Mysore was ruled by the Wodeyar dynasty from 1399 until the independence of India in 1947. The Wodeyar kings first built a palace in Mysore in the 14th century, but this palace was...
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Deveraja Market

I love exploring foreign markets and this was one of the largest and best I came across during my four months in India. It provides some excellent photo opportunities with locals selling and buying...
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Tippu Sultan's Summer Palace

About 1/2 hour (10 miles) out of Mysore by car, this small wooden palace is historically fascinating as well as being attractive and evocative of the days when Great Warrior states still held sway...
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"Mysore, Maharadjas and fairy tales"
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"Mysore"
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"Mysore ~ The City of Palaces"
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"The Demon Town"
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