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Mysore is the second largest city in the state of Karnataka . Mysore is famous for the festivities that take place during the Dasara festival(Navaratri) held every year. The Mysore Dasara is famous far and wide and attracts people from all parts. If you are visiting. Mysore, the city of palaces, is a popular travel destination in south India. The city was earlier the capital of the Wodeyar rules. The Wodeyar rulers were great patrons of art and culture, which you can see in the rich heritage of the city. Besides its numerous palaces and royal buildings, Mysore City is also known for proximity to several other places of interest such as Srirangapatna, Krishnaraja Sagara Dam and Shivanasamudra falls. The history of Mysore is clearly reflected in the rich architecture of the city. It is the erstwhile capital of the Mysore Maharajas, who ruled Mysore state from this royal city.

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Mysore is in South India and like all the other states in this part of the country, most of the food is rice based. There is more to Mysore cuisine that the famous dosa and idli that is well known all over the world as the food of the South. Though idli and dosa form an important part of the cuisine of Mysore but the different types of dosas and idlis and chutneys to accompany them will take one by surprise. Traditional Mysore breakfast is simple, wholesome and delicious. Most of them are rice based and are normally served with chutney. Though the all time favourite is dosa with potato filling eaten with sambar and coconut chutney and onion chutney. There are other types of dosas like set-dosa, rava or semolina dosa. Another type of idli that is commonly eaten is 'thatte idlis' (flat idlis). The other popular breakfast is 'uppittu' (roasted semolina laced with chillies, coriander leaves, mustard and cumin seeds). The other dishes that are common eaten as breakfast ar

 
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Mysore Silks, Mysore Jasmine (Mysore Mallige), Mysore Sandalwood (Mysore Srigandha) and Mysore Eggplant (Mysore Badane) are the things that the city is famous for. For centuries now the city of Mysore has been famous for these things and this tradition continues to this day. The craftsmen of Mysore are equally famous.Mysore is famous for its handicrafts as well. Most of the work is wood based. The artifacts are made out of sandalwood, rosewood and teakwood.Craftsmen produce figures of Gods, Goddesses, jewel boxes, small gift items etc. Sandalwood powder and sandalwood oil is also available. Inlay work on rosewood is also popular. Things like teapoys, coffee tables and other items of furniture are made.Besides these items Mysore is also famous for Agarbathies or incense sticks. A large variety of incense sticks are manufactured by small and large manufactures.Besides these items Mysore is also famous for Agarbathies or incense sticks. A large variety of incense sticks are manufacture

 
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The Kings Sanctuary,

Silent Shores Resort & Spa,

The Windflower Resorts & Spa - Mysore,

Royal Orchid Brindavan Gardens,

Fortune JP Palace,

Regaalis Mysore,

Golden Landmark Resort,

Hotel Sandesh the Prince,

Pai Vista,

 


 

 
 
   
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Country Inn and Suites by Carls,

Hotel KVC International,

Ginger Mysore,

The Kings Kourt,

Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre,

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Sunflower,

Ruchi The Prince.

 
 
   
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Aishwarya Residency,

Hotel Prakaash Palace,

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Hotel MB International,

Ashraya Hotel,

Kings Kastle,

Hotel Royale Heritage,

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Suhashini Palace.

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