Wonderful historic town and evidence city to exhibit the oldest Indian richest economy. The palace is marvelous. The palaces are treasure for richness, art and architecture. It is historically a great battle field for a brave king Tipu Sultan. The fort and palace of Tippu Sultan can be seen at the ruined city of sri rangapatnam 10kms away.
These tranquil ornamental gardens, laid out below these immense Krishnaraja Sagar dam, look like they belong in a tidy European spa resort rather than the south of India. The gardens are a popular picnic spot and crowds come each night to see the illuminated fountains.
The beautiful profile of this walled indo saracenic palace, the seat of the maharahas of Mysore, graces, the city's skyline.
Standing up in a little hill, with a commanding view of the city, is the temple to Chamundeswari, the patron deity of the city.
The Jaya chamarajendra at gallery in the jagmohan palace, just west of mysore palace, has a collection of kitsch objects and wodeyar memorabilla, including weird and wonderful musical machines, rare instruments and paintings by raja ravi varma. The palace was build in 1861 and served as a royal auditorium. Its open daily.