According to the new guidelines released by the state of Karnataka, inter-state and intra-state travelers do not need to get an e-pass to enter Mysore. Hand stamping for inter-state travelers has also been done away with.Read more.
Mysore is one of the most famous tourist destinations in South India. Originally known as Mysuru, it is the largest district of Karnataka. Formerly known as the capital of the ‘Kingdom of Mysore’, Mysore was the name by which the state of Karnataka was popular. The city is praised across the country for its arresting buildings and monuments along with its flamboyant imperial heritage. Its world Heritage-listed palace of the city is perhaps something that brings most travelers here.
Mysuru is also a burgeoning center for the production of superior quality incense, silk, and sandalwood. At present, Ashtanga yoga is another drawcard in Mysore that attracts visitors from across the world accredited to its reputation of being India’s best place to practice yoga.
This City of Palaces has a number of places situated in the city. The main palace of the Mysore is Ambavilas Palace which is also one of the prime attractions of this region accredited to is beautiful monuments. This tourism hotspot attracts several millions of tourists from across the country every year. Dasara (Dusshera) which represents the victory of Good over Evil, marks the worship of Devi Chamundeswari. It is celebrated with fervor and solemnity as the State festival here