Mysore Vacations

India
Renowned for its sandalwood, incense and silk, “the town where the demon buffalo was slain” continues to charm visitors today as much as it did in the grandeur of its pre-independence heyday. With an economy based largely on tourism and information technology, Mysore is a city of elegant palaces and …

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Reviews of Mysore

Matthias Hagemann
Matthias HagemannStuttgart, Germany
04/12/2012

nice interesting city, realy beautifull a little disney- the iluminated Palace, also a good place for "Shopping"

Vidya Kumar
Vidya KumarBengaluru (Bangalore), India
21/05/2014

Ancient Hoysala architecture with intricate and complex stone carvings. The pillars are lathe turned which is a marvel considering the age of the temple! The temple has been restored and preserved by Archeological survey of India.

Julia P
Julia PLondon, UK
09/01/2014

Wider than normal (in India) streets, a big western yoga population, a spectacular temple and a scented, chaotic market are the cliffs notes to Mysore.

Trip Editorial Team
Trip Editorial TeamMenlo Park, California, USA
04/11/2013

Mysore is the epicenter of Ashtanga yoga, one of the forms that became extremely popular in the West. If you want to go back to the source, and learn to do a back bend in the process, a trip to Mysore is a must.

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