Mysore a popular tourist destination of Karnataka is an amazing city with varied distinctions. It is the second largest city of Karnataka along with being its cultural capital. Mysore was also the erstwhile capital of the Wodeyar and numerous historical monuments stand as testimony to the region’s glorious past. Swarms of tourists throng to the region throughout the year, but Mysore is especially beautiful during Dussehra, which is the state festival of Karnataka. Some of the popular tourist destinations of Karnataka include the Mysore Palace, St.Philomena’s Church, Brindavan Gardens, Chamundi Hills and much more. Various wooden handicrafts are something that tourists can take home as souvenir.
Mysore is a major city of Karanataka and has excellent connectivity to all the regions of South India and the rest of the country. An apt bus service is in place that offers regular and frequent buses from Mysore for all parts of South India. Some of the major bus routes include Mysore to Bangalore
, Mysore to Bellary
, Mysore to Belgaum and Mysore to Dandeli among others. Both government and private operators offer fleet of Volvo AC, NON-AC buses to suit various comforts. Bus bookings from Mysore has also become relatively hassle free with the advent online ticket services providing websites like redBus.in
Mysore is surrounded by a number of interesting destinations that serve as an apt weekend getaway along with offering tourists a taste of the region’s rich culture, history and great diversity. Few of the popular Mysore weekend getaways include Bandipur National Park (90 km), Wayanad (140 km), Srirangapatna, Bylakupee and Ooty among others.