Mysore

Mysore City DescriptionsMysore - 140 Kms from Bangalore, in the Southern Indian State of Karnataka, lies Mysore, the abode of untold grandeur and glory. Mysore, the capital city of the Wodeyars has always enchanted its admirers with its quaint charm, rich heritage, magnificent palaces, beautifully laid-out gardens, imposing buildings, road shady avenues and sacred temples. There's an old world charm about the city that reaches out and leaves no one untouched. Mysore is one of the major cities of Karnataka. Today, Mysore is a vibrant city teeming with tourists and visitors. It is known the world over for its exotic sandalwood and rich silks. Its grand and imposing palaces, majestic temples, gardens leave an ever-lasting impression on the visitor. Situated 770m above sea level, Mysore has a warm and cool climate throughout the year.

Places worth visiting in the city of Mysore include the Mysore Palace, Brindavan Gardens and Chamundi Hills

Getting to Mysore

  • By Air – The nearest airport is Bangalore, 150 kms away.
  • By Rail - Mysore is connected by superfast trains to Bangalore as well as Chennai.
  • By Road - Mysore is connected to Bangalore (150 kms) and Ooty (140 kms)

Best Places to Stay in Mysore


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The Windflower Spa and Resort is located on 10 acres of greenery at the foot of the sacred Chamundi Hill. It is close to a forest reserve and is therefore blessed with rich flora and fauna. The resort is set amidst serene surroundings far from the noise and pollution of the city while remaining very accessible from the heart of the city, which is only 2.5kms away. The Windflower Spa and Resort's distinct personality is defined by its unique design feature - the large mirror pool which is visible from every cottage deck was made in order to impart a sense of tranquility to the senses and much attention has been placed on the landscaping to ensure a continuity of design while stressing the need to ensure complete privacy of the guests. Stylish, elegant and peaceful, the Resort rooms complement its natural surroundings beautifully, merging seamlessly within it. Gentle cascading water feature at the swimming pool, the arecanut cladding used extensively, combined with contemporary Oriental furniture, together offer a relaxing haven of natural elegance for total hedonistic escapism.

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