If you haven’t been to Mysore, you just haven’t seen South India. Conceited though it may sound, this is not an overstatement. An ancient city with more than 600 glorious years of legacy, Mysore is one of the most flamboyant places in India. Known for its glittering royal heritage, bustling markets, magnificent monuments, cosmopolitan culture and a friendly populace, it is also a thriving centre for the production of premium silk, sandalwood and incense. It also flaunts considerable expertise in yoga and ayurveda, two trades it markets worldwide.
A walking tour of royal Mysore | The Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute | Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre which derives its therapies from ancient scriptures and prescriptions.
During the 10-day Dussehra Festival, each night Mysore Palace is lit up by 80,000 bulbs.