With the glorious history that this city represents, Mysore definitely is a weekend getaway most loved by the story buffs! Many of its glorious places happen to be laced with some or the other historic moment or event. And out of these, Mysore Palace stands at the top of them all!
Not just that, here is a list of hotels that you can choose from. Like the Taj by Vivanta in the city’s center is loaded with comfort and is convenient to travel from and to the sightseeing locations. Another hotel worth considering is the Ibis offering a rooftop bar and a stunning view of the city.
Some unique and most loved places include the Government Sandalwood Oil Factory, Kukkarahalli Lake, and the GRS fantasy Park.
Government Sandalwood Oil Factory was established a century ago and till date is popularly renowned for its fragranceful sandalwood soaps. Here the tourists are assisted with a guide who walks you through each and every step of the process. It is a mesmerizing experience!
Next on the list is the lung space of the city, Kukkarahalli Lake. Located in the heart of Mysore, it adjoins the University of Mysore, Kalamandir and the Central Food Technological Research Institute Campus. You can hop on to one place and make a quick visit to surrounding locations.
Another place worth going to on a weekend is the National award Winning GRS Fantasy Park. It is ideal for a family outing and is located just 15 minutes away from Mysore on the Mysore-Bangalore Highway.
And while in Mysore, you must try out the famous Bonda, Khara Bath and Shavige Bath. Now that you know this place has a historic edge; so does its dish Mysore Pak! Yes, this dish originally comes from the Mysore Palace during the time when King Raja Wadiyar IV ruled