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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Entertainment
“The whole palace is lit at 7pm on a Sunday night and on the other nights the Sound & Light show is at 7pm”
  • 12 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“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.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Zoo
“As far as zoos go, this is by far the best in India and it is quite delightful too walk around - under good tree coverage. Takes about 3 hours”
  • 8 locals recommend
Palace
“beatiful. be there when they turn the lights on Sunday nights and sometimes daily”
  • 6 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“MALL OF MYSORE IS THE LOACTED ABOUT 2KMS AWAY FROM THE HOTEL WHICH BOASTS OF NUMEROUS SHOPS AND MOVIE THEATRE AND KIDS PLAY ZONE AND FOOD COURT ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Wildly popular with local yogis, this buzzing healthy cafe offers a menu of satisfying Indian and Western dishes, including great salads, served up on tree trunk tables. Their green smoothies and lassis and other drink concoctions (beet and ginger lemonade) are also superb.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery is a must-visit attraction for art lovers. Originally built as a residential palace in 1861, it was formed into a museum and art gallery in 1915. Precious artefacts and artworks from all over South India are kept here on display. The entrance door of this art gallery features intricate carvings that are exemplary of fine craftsmanship. The gallery houses Raja Ravi Varma's original oil paintings which are based on various mythological themes. Indian Artist S.G. Heldnker's marvellous artwork named Lady With The Lamp is also kept here. Other exhibits featured in the art gallery are exquisite metal, ceramic and glass artefacts. In addition, a unique assortment of ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lake
“Kukkarahalli Lake is the most delightful place to go for an early morning or sunset walk. The circuit take around 45 mins at a good pace. Watch the bird life and the human life as you get the exercise.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“This lake is surrounded by a nature park consisting of a butterfly park and a walk-through aviary.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Flea Market
“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.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Church
“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)”
  • 2 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“Nice gift shop, awesome bread ( ask the to slice it) decent pizza good coffee”
  • 3 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
Restaurant
“A palace converted into a hotel, you can visit this place which is magnificent and beautiful. Make use of the restaurant, swimming pool or the coffee shop”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Zoo
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Clothing Store
“Nice gift shop, awesome bread ( ask the to slice it) decent pizza good coffee”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A palace converted into a hotel, you can visit this place which is magnificent and beautiful. Make use of the restaurant, swimming pool or the coffee shop”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Must be on your list of things to do in Mysore. It is a small restaurant known for their Dose and Coconut chutney. Also, filter coffee. Open 7AM to 12PM & 3PM to 8PM.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Pub
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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