ABOUT MYSORE

Mysore - according to mythology is a name derived from it's demon ruler Mahishasura who was vanquished & killed by Godess Chamundeshwari, the presiding deity of Mysore.

Mysore is located at an altitude of 770 mtrs above msl and situated at 12º 18' North latitude 76º 12' Easte longitude. Flanked by the rivers Kaveri and Kabini Mysor enjoys a very hospitable climate all through the year, where temperatures vary between 20ºc and 30ºc. Mysore Palace is world famous and is one of the largest of its kind in India.

A city rich in culture and heritage is known for its sandal, silk, flora, fauna, arts & crafts, classical music, architectural wonders and of course Mysore is reknowned for its yoga, educational and research centers. Mysore is a shoppers delight - it offers right from incense sticks to exquisite silk sarees indigenously manufactured.