Mysore – The Cultural Capital City of Karnataka
Mysore city is known as the cultural capital of the state of Karnataka. Mysore, the city of palaces, is an enigmatic blend of old world charm and modernity. It is a leading center for traditional arts and crafts, music, dance and literature. The city is known for its magnificent palaces, majestic buildings, sprawling gardens and tree-lined boulevards. It is renowned for its finest quality silks and sandalwood artifacts. Located at a distance of 150 kilometers from the State’s capital Bengaluru, Mysore is easily accessible by air, rail and road. Being one of the most acclaimed tourist destinations in India, Mysore is very well connected with different parts of the country. The Royal Palace, Brindavan Gardens, Chamundi Hills, Art Gallery, St. Philomena’s Cathedral, Railway Museum, Bandipur and Nagarahole Wildlife Sanctuaries are some of the tourist attractions, which provide unparalleled experiences to visitors.