It is the official residence and seat of the Wodeyars — the Maharajas of Mysore, the royal family of Mysore, who ruled the princely state from 1399 to 1950.
beatiful. be there when they turn the lights on Sunday nights and sometimes daily
“Nice gift shop, awesome bread ( ask the to slice it) decent pizza good coffee”
“Dating from Tipu Sultan’s reign, this lively bazaar has local traders selling traditional items such as flower garlands, spices and conical piles of kumkum (coloured powder used for bindi dots), all of which makes for some great photo ops. Refresh your bargaining skills before shopping.”
“Chamundi Hill is where the famous Goddess Chamundi. Commonly known as Durga, Goddess Chamundeshwari the is personal deity of the Mysuru royal family, protector of Mysuru City. Chamundi rides a lion and in her powerful hands she holds a trident. She’s mother goddess and a fierce protector.”
“The beautiful Cathedral of St. Joseph and St. Philomena located in the heart of the city is constructed in a Neo Gothic style and its architecture was inspired by the Cologne Cathedral in Germany. Make sure you visit the Catacombs at the bottom of the church (subject to viewing times)”