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tgblog Jan 22 2018

A Quick Travel Guide to Mysore!

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Mysore which sings of its beautiful and legendary tales, ideal cultural ambiance, its culinary delights and, the great legacies is a city located southwest to the capital city; Bangalore, sprawled across 152 square kilometers. It lends its name to varied sources thus increasing its brand value and imbibing the spirit of tourism amongst all. Some of which are; Mysore Pak (a sweet), Mysore Sandal Soap, Mysore Silk Sarees, Mysore Peta (a traditional silk turban) and Mysore Painting.


Mysore is actually an anglicized name of Mahishuru, a fabled demon who exists in the Hindu Vedic arts as a buffalo demon who takes forms as both human and buffalo. This demon was killed by Goddess Chamundeshwari and hence atop the Chamundi hill is a temple dedicated to this deity. Later, with various evolutions and with invasions of the British, the name was transformed to Mysore (as in the Vernacular language). This land with such a vivid tale holds spectacular locations to sight-see that are just going to blow your soul off, to start with;

Mysore Zoo, formerly called Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens is one of the most- popular and oldest zoos of this place that was constructed in the year 1892 under the royal patronage. It is a home to a wide range of wild species making it lively for the kids to cherish their journey. Generally, one can see flocks of tourists thronging to this cultural city during Dussehra- as the ten-day festival will be celebrated with a great vibe in the Mysore Palace. You should not miss it.


Blue Lagoon is yet another tourist attraction that beholds the eyes of many. This is actually a small lake constructed behind the dam that gives a picturesque spot for viewing sunset and sunrise. Midst this remains a mini island that altogether adds charm to this place. If you are a history lover and wish to see the evolution from Stone Age to the modern world, then you should visit this Wax Museum that portrays over 100 life-sized statues and musical instruments. This museum was established in the year 2010.

So, with these, I leave the spirit of your travel to you and to provide you the comfort like your home, TickeGoose has come with Online Hotel booking facility to give you the ease in searching the best- rated hotels for your stay.

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