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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
 
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
From $116.00
 
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

More Things to Do in Mysore

Visit the Brindivan Gardens

These are beautifully maintained gardens with fountains and a light show at night (looked good from the photos, but we only saw it in the day and that was great too).There's a hotel there, serving...
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JMSYMONDS
Nov 17, 2010

Srirangapatna

Srirangapatna is a small town that's located about 16km (10 miles) northeast of Mysore. The town lies on an island in the middle of the Kaveri River and takes its name from the celebrated...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009

Sandalwood Oil Factory

This sandalwood oil factory is government run (by the Forestry Department) and is a good place to visit to see the process of how the oil is produced. I came here after visiting the silk factory and...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009

Silk Factory

The Government Silk Weaving Factory was built in the year 1932, by the Maharaja of Mysore. After I signed in, I was allowed to walk around the old warehouses and buildings by myself. There's plenty of...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009

Statue of the demon Mahishasura

Legend has it that the demon Mahishasura, the king of the area that is currently Mysore, was killed by the Goddess Chamundeswari after a fierce battle. The Chamundi Hills got their name because of...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009

Jaganmohan Palace

The Jaganmohan Palace, which lies to the west of the Mysore Palace, was constructed in the year 1861 by the king, Krishnaraja Wodeyar III as an alternate retreat for the royal family. The Mysore...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009
 
 
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Sri Shweta Varahaswami Temple

This temple is located near the southern entrance of Mysore Palace. The presiding deity is Varaha, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. A fine Hoysala structure, the temple was built under the patronage of...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009

Chamarajendra Statue

In front of the northern gate of the palace at the junction of Ashoka Road and Albert Victor Road is the white marble statue of Chamarajendra Wodeyar erected in the 1920s. The Indo-Saracenic style...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009

Art Deco Buildings

I walked from the city centre to the train station in order to book a train and passed by a series of large Art Deco buildings that have been well maintained and look very nice. You can see them along...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009

St Bartholomew's Church

This simple classical church was built in 1830 on land donated by Krishnaraja Wodeyar III to serve the civil and military officers attached to the Residency. Despite its size, the church twice played...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009

Silver Jubilee Clock Tower

This 75 ft high square clock tower, was built during the Silver Jubilee of the reign of Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV in 1927. It is designed in an Indo-Saracenic style of architecture with a domed...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009

Rangacharlu Memorial Hall

This building was constructed in 1884 in memory of C. Rangacharlu who served as the first Dewan of Mysore State. The foundation stone of this Greco-Roman building was laid by His Highness the Maharaja...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009

Visit the city palace

The Mysore Maharaja palace is truly an awesome building, with spacious and intricately decorated Halls, a Durbar on the first floor for public audience this palace is truly worth a visit when in...
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abi_maha
Jan 15, 2009

Mysore - Railway Museum

The first of its kind in India, the Rail Museum was set up in 1979. Situated at Krishnaraja Sagar Road, the museum sets a good pattern for regional display and has a good collection. The highlight...
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Feb 12, 2008

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