A city in the Indian state of Karnataka, Mysore is located
at 770 m above sea level and is 140 km away from the capital city - Bangalore.
It covers an area of 128.42 Sq. Km and holds a sprawling population of 8,87,446
people. Also known as the ‘Cultural capital of Karnataka’, Mysore has many
commercial, administrative, educational, and heritage centres. The city
beautifully fuses the magnificence of its history with the lively spirit of the
culture embedded in the lives of its residents.
Mysore is a home for several great music composers, artists,
dancers, scholars, writers and general intellectuals. It still hasn’t lost
touch with its history. The city is blessed with gorgeous locations, further
accentuated by the serenity of nature. Thanks to the superb weather condition
and plethora of tourist destination to choose from, Mysore is a dream
destination for every travel enthusiast.
Garden City, Ivory City, City of Yoga and City of Palace are
few other names that are used to address Mysore. The city lives up to every
name which has been bestowed on it. Kannada is the most extensively spoken
language. Even if you speak English, you won’t find it difficult to manage in