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Stories and Tips Mysore

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Mysore Zoo

Written by maparnapari on 07 Jan, 2010

Established under the royal patronage of Maharaja Chamaraja Wodeyar in1892, it is one of the oldest zoos in the world ! This zoo is located at a distance of around three kilometres from the city bust stand and two kilometers from the Mysore Palace. The…Read More

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Shakti Sthala – Chamundeshwari Temple

Written by maparnapari on 07 Jan, 2010

The Chamundi temple atop the serene Chamundi hills is the most famous temple in Mysore. Legend says that the demon Mahishasura, was killed by the Goddess Chamundeswari (also Chamundi) after a fierce battle. The hills thus got their name and a temple of the goddess…Read More

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Mysore Dasshera

Written by maparnapari on 31 Dec, 2009

Festivity is synonymous with Mysore Dasshera, during which the city celebrates this festival for 10 days. One has to witness this mega festival of lights, dance and music and experience the grandeur of the royal palaces, the spectacular silks, the fragrance of sandalwood and the…Read More

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