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Mysore, the city of Palaces

Mysore Palace

KARNATAKA, DEC 03,(UITV): Mysore could be a town within the Indian state of state, and therefore the legislative seat of Mysore District, one among the most important districts in state. Patrons of art and culture the Wodeyars dominated Mysore kingdom and contributed considerably to the cultural growth of Mysore town. Mysore was the previous capital of the dominion of Mysore till 1947. Mysore is that the name by that state State was best-known before 1973.

Mysore, the cultural capital of the Karnataka state, has many educational, commercial, administrative centers and heritage monuments. It was the home for many great musicians, music composers, dancers, Sanskrit scholars, writers, and general intellectuals.

The city with the majestic Mysore Palace, the royal mansions, public buildings, gardens, water bodies, and planned markets exhibit an indelible impression of the vision of the Maharajas, their Dewans and other talented luminaries on the City Municipality as early as 1862. The total harmony of buildings, sites, lakes, parks and open spaces of Mysore and the backdrop of Chamundi hill adds to the city’s attraction.

Mysore is called the City of Palaces as several palaces are situated in the city. Amba Vilas Palace, the main palace of Mysore is one of the most visited monuments in India, even beating the Taj Mahal. Mysore is a tourism hot spot and also acts as a base for other tourist places in the vicinity of the city. The city gets the maximum number of tourists during the Dasara festival which symbolizes the triumph of good over the evil and the worship of Devi Chamundeswari, is being celebrated with much formality and glory as a State festival.