Places To Visit in Mysore in 2 Days
• Mysore Palace
This is also known as the Mysore Maharaja Palace. It is a magnum opus palace located in the very middle of the city. It is a very popular tourist spot in Mysore, Karnataka. The architecture is an amalgamation of Rajput, Hindi, Gothic and Islam style. People visit this alluring attraction for its artisan ship, architecture, design and ancient rich history. If you are planning to visit during Dussehra, the place will be at its peak beauty.
• Chamundi Hills
This small hill is very popular for the 11th-century temple. It is another famous tourist spot here. It is very popular for magnificent sculpture, which is built with one large rock. The temple is more famous for the captivating natural beauty enclosing the temple. You have to climb a thousand stairs to reach the temple. However, the beauty of the place makes the tiring journey very much worthy.
Very nearby to Chamundi Hills, you can find the second largest palace of Mysore. It is called as LalithaMahal. It is built with the idea of St. Paul’s Cathedral of London. We can experience numerous architectural styles and designs in the palace. This place is an important sightseeing destination in Mysore. If you love photography, this place is going to prove to be a paradise for you.
• Karanji Lake
If you are visiting Chamundi Hill, you must visit Karanji Lake. This lake is situated on the foot of the hills. It is a man-made lake and one of the largest in the state. A king built it for some recreational motives. Today, it is an important bird-watching place for beginners. There are around 90 varieties of species of birds located in this region. There is a small park encircling the lake, which is the best place for a picnic. This is size-wise the largest bird sanctuary with a park in the country.
• Mysore Zoo
Very close to Karanji Lake, you can find a massive zoo. It is known as the ShriChamarajendra Zoological Garden. It is very popular among locals as Mysore Zoo. You can find many local and foreign animals here. If you are visiting with your child, you must visit this park. The zoo covers 157 acres of land and you might have a walk a lot inside the park.
• Brindavan Gardens
If you ask anyone who has visited Mysore, they would have certainly visited Mysore Palace and Brindavan Gardens. It is a very beautiful and captivating tourist park. This park has been a history for many Bollywood and other film songs and scenes. Tourists visit this place for relaxing and romantic wandering. If you visit during the evening, you can encounter the musical foundation show. It is a beautiful place situated near the Krishna Raja Sagara dam.
• Krishna Raja Sagar Dam
Although the spot does not have many tourist attractions, this dam drags numerous tourists for two primary causes. The dam region is a very alluring spot suits nature lovers and photographers. It would be a very new experience to visit the dam. The second reason is the Brindavan Gardens, which is situated very nearby to the dam.
- Philomena Church
These 200-year-old churches drag a lot of tourists every year. This church is also called St. Joseph’s Church. It is a Gothic designed church, which is one of the biggest Cathedrals in the country. St. Philomena is a Greek saint of the 3rd century. The church gets its name from a small cellar where the saint’s bones are preserved. Her clothes are also found here. You can also observe a mighty big statue of the saint in a reclining posture in the cellar. Apart from these who visit due to faith, many people visit the church to see the architecture and get a tour of the church.