If you have knack for royalty and blue blooded aura, then you can head to Mysore in Karnataka. Situated on the foot of Chamundi Hills, Mysore is a culturally rich destination. It is a treasure house of art and architecture and offers a grand spectacle of royal palaces and stately parks. Mysore will satisfy your quench for heritage as it is often referred to as the ‘Culture capital of Karnataka’.
It is one of the major tourist destinations in India. The city receives large number of tourists during the 10 day Dusshera festival. One of the most visited monuments in India, the Amba Vilas Palace, or Mysore Palace holds a blithesome show of the event. The Jaganmohana Palace, the Jayalakshmi Vilas and the Lalitha Mahal are other palaces in the city. The Chamundeshwari Temple, atop the Chamundi Hills, and St. Philomena's Church are the religious places in this beautiful city.
Apart from this you can spend spare moments at The Mysore Zoo or the Regional Museum of Natural History. The Karanji and Kukkarahalli lakes are popular recreational destinations. The Folk Lore Museum, the Railway Museum and the Oriental Research Institute are other attractive sites.