is a heart of cultural activities.
It has many attractive
places to be visited.
It is the 3rd largest city in Karnataka state.
The city was the location of the 1st private radio station in India.
Famous about Mysore is Mysore Palace
, Mysore Zoo
, Mysore Pak, Dasara
, Chamundi Hills
, and Mysore Silk Sarees.
It is the 2nd cleanest city in India.
Cricket is the most popular sport in this city.
It is 150KMs away from capital city Bangalore.
It is capital for Wodeyar family which ruled for more than 500years. Throughout the rule of the Wodeyar dynasty, crafts and arts attained its peak and therefore the city subsequently developed into the cultural capital. The Wodeyars had been incredible patrons of art and culture; generally you will discover that in the rich heritage of the city. The citizens of Mysore likely to be called as Mysoreans. Tourisms are the major industry in Mysore. Citizens of other country visit more often to learn Indian culture as Mysore is the capital of cultural cities.
Though tourism is the major industry, while information technology has emerged as a major employer alongside the traditional industries. Mysore is also well known for Mysore masala dosa, Mysore sandals. Mysore has many ancient educational institutions like Maharajas College, Maharanis Women's College and Chamarajendra Technical Institute. The education system was enhanced by the establishment of the University of Mysore in 1916. It is the first to have its city railway portal. Mysore has a railway museum which is the 2nd in India to have railway museum. It also has an airport which is used for domestic flights. Recently many IT companies have started to work in Mysore city. The climate in Mysore is always cool the highest temperature was 38.9 degrees. Mysore city is typically called as 'City of Palaces', the 'Garden City', the 'Ivory City', the 'City of Yoga' and the 'cultural capital of Karnataka'.