Best way to spend one day in Mysore

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Located in the Karnataka state of India, Mysore was the capital of Mysore Kingdom from 1399 to 1947. If you are in Mysore for only one day, you can visit the following places-

Krishna Raja Sagara

Krishna Raja Sagara
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It is a lake dam and an engineering marvel of its time. Engineered by Sir Visvesvaraya, the dam has 48 gates that open and close automatically with rising and fall of water.

Address: Mandya, Karnataka

Time to spend: 40 minutes

Next Destination: Brindavan Gardens, 5 minutes drive

Brindavan Gardens

Brindavan Gardens
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It is a terrace garden located near the Krishnarajasagara dam. The garden offers water fountain shows and ornamental flowers.

Address: KRS Dam Road, Mysore, Karnataka 571607, India

Visiting time: 08:30 AM to 08:30 PM

Contact: +91 80 2657 9231

Time to spend: 1 hour

Next Destination: Chandramouleshwara Temple, 35 minutes drive

Chandramouleshwara Temple

Chandramouleshwara Temple
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It is a 900 years old Hindu temple built during the Badami Chalukyan era.

Address: Old Pune-Bangalore highway NH4, Mysore, Karnataka 571607, India

Time to spend: 45 minutes

Next Destination: Jaganmohan Palace, 15 minutes drive

Jaganmohan Palace

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The Jaganmohan Palace was built in 1861. It was formerly a royal residence, now an art gallery and museum depicting the royal artifacts.

Address: Opp City Bus Stand, Jagan Mohan Palace Road, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka 570024, India

Visiting time: 08:30 AM to 05:30 PM

Contact: +91 821 452 7474

Time to spend: 1.5 hours

Next Destination: Mysore Palace, 10 minutes walk

Mysore Palace

Mysore Palace
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It is also known as Amba Vilas Palace, built in 1912. Mysore Palace is the official residence of the Wadiyar dynasty. It depicts Indo-Saracenic Revival architectural style.

Address: Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka 570001, India

Visiting time: 10:00 AM to 05:30 PM

Contact: +91 821 242 1051

Time to spend: 1.5 hours

Next Destination: Cathedral of St. Joseph and St. Philomena, 10 minutes walk

Cathedral of St. Joseph and St. Philomena

Cathedral of St. Joseph and St. Philomena
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It is a Catholic church built in Gothic Revival architectural style.

Address: Lourdes Nagar, Ashoka Road, Lashkar Mohalla, Mysuru, Karnataka 570001, India

Contact: +91 821 256 3148

Time to spend: 1.5 hours

You can also hire a cab in Mysore for the entire day and hop around these places hassle free.

Planning the route

One day in Mysore
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If you’re planning a trip to Mysore from Bangalore and looking for booking cabs in Bangalore, you can contact Gozo Cabs. Gozo provides economy, premium, and luxury outstation taxi cab rental services in Bangalore for one-way, roundtrip, package tours, and airport transfers.

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