Very few people know about the real history of Mysore and its relationship with the power. The city is the example of the great history of the country, which is preserved in the best possible manner. The history of the city goes back to 14 century so as the architecture present here.
Visiting Mysore and not exploring the grounds of Mysore palace is missing the essence of this place. The palace is known as the largest in the country with loads to view and explore along with the great history attached to it. The palace is the epitome of beauty with intricate carvings and a ride on camel inside the grounds. At the time of Dasara festival the palace comes alive in more than one way and show the real beauty hidden in it.
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As the name suggest the hill is home to the beautiful temple of Chamundi devi. This was built in 11th century and renovated for the purpose of tourism. The temple is one of the best places to visit in Mysore. People from all over the country visit the temple since years. It is believed that the Goddess Chamundeshwari often called as Chamundi killed the king of demons, Mahishasura on these grounds and the temple is dedicated to her.
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It’s true that Mysore has a zoo, which has seen some better days but still has kept its glory wrapped in the beloved arms of the nature. The zoo also has a small island with a place for different species of birds and the rare white peacock is also found in the area with colourful ducks and what not. The grounds are covered with numerous trees and an artificial lake where one can go boating to explore the grounds more efficiently. It has an artificial lake and an artificial island too.
Last but not the least is the Brindavan gardens, which hold the maximum attraction of the city. The garden was completed in the year of 1932. As many as 2 million tourists visit these gardens every year. The garden has a layout in Mughal fashion in order to compete with the Shalimar garden of Kashmir.
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