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Private Custom Tour: Mysore Sightseeing with Guide

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Stop At: Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), Sayyaji Rao Rd Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru (Mysore) 570001 India

The Palace was built in 1912, at a cost of Rs.41.50 lakhs in the Indo-Saracenic style, a combination of Hindu and Saracenic features. The construction of the new palace was started in 1897, after the old wooden palace was caught in an accidental fire. Henry Irwin was the architect, and E.W. Fritchley worked as a consulting Engineer. The elevation is composed of intricately detailed and variegated elements - a profusion of rounded and slightly carved arches, canopies, slender columned colonnades, some with Hindu features in Rajput style, the intricately executed multiple mouldings, marble architraves, stained glass pavilion, durbar halls, panels, fine carvings of birds, foliage, animals in Hoysala style. It is closed only one day of the year, i.e., on the day of the Dussehra Procession. Timings: Daily 10 am to 5.30 pm.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Srirangapatnam Fort, Srirangapatna On River Cauvery, Mandya India

The island fortress of the legendary Warrior-King Tipu Sultan, Srirangapatna is just 16 km from Mysuru city. The River Kaveri engulfs the town from all sides and creates unique island fortress which impenetrable. Inside the fortress is Tipu's mosque with its twin minarets, the celebrated Ranganatha Swamy Temple, Tipu's Summer Palace, the Wellesley Bridge, and the dungeons where British officers were once imprisoned. Equally impressive is the ornate white-domed Gumbaz, an imposing structure with doors of ebony inlaid with ivory and lacquered with Tipu's tiger-striped emblem. About 1 km to the east of the fort is Tipu's Summer Palace (known as the Daria Daulat Bagh) set amidst a lovely garden. The renowned Nimishambha (incarnation of Mother Parvathi) Temple on the banks of the river is located about 2 km from the town. The Wellesly Bridge was built by Dewan Poorniah in 1804 was named after Governor General Marquis of Wellesley, clearly proves a point about the abilities of constructing infrastructure for the long haul. The bridge stands tall, as a testimony to the folks who visualized the same.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Daria Daulat Bagh, Near Cauveri River Near Tipu Sultan Museum, Mandya India

Daria Daulat Bagh is a palace situated in the city of Srirangapatna, near Mysore in southern India. It is mostly made out of teakwood. Srirangapatna is an island in the river Kaveri, about 14 km from Mysore. In Srirangapatna is the Dariya Daulat Palace that is set amidst beautiful gardens called Daria Daulat Bagh.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sri Nandi Temple, Chamundi Hill Road Chamundi Hill, Mysuru (Mysore) 570010 India

Chamundi Hills is the prime landmark of Mysuru city, visible almost from anywhere in the city center. The hill has very close association with the founding of the city. According to mythology this was the domain of the demon called Mahishasura. The place was thus known as Mahishapura or Mahishuru, the land of Mahishasura. And that later morphed into Mysore in English and Mysuru in Kannada, the local language.

Duration: 1 hour
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