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Karanji Lake

Chamundipuram, Mysuru (Mysore), India
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A decent place, well maintained

This was one of the good visits during our Mysore trip, spent an hour, boating is also available... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bird lovers paradise

Nice small place with boating facility. Basically the main attraction is peacocks. We can see... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Chamundipuram, Mysuru (Mysore), India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of the good visits during our Mysore trip, spent an hour, boating is also available, not far from the city.

Thank ambience4u
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice small place with boating facility. Basically the main attraction is peacocks. We can see variety of parrots and colourful sparrows. There is a tower provided for Bird watching. A calm and cool place in heart of Mysuru. It's just behind mysuru zoo. Battery operated...More

Thank Ramesh C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful lake place for walk and enjoy the day and can see lot of local birds and animals and also a good water place to take deep breezy air and can relax with a long walk with closed ones

Thank Mahadeva S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a quite place with a small lake where boat rides are available. There is children play area which is having nice equipment. children would love it.

Thank Chandra_Traveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to Karanji Lake on our recent visit to Mysore. The entry is ticketed for a small fee but the quiet and serene setting of the park and the aviary will not disappoint you. Great for couple photoshoots! The park is aesthetically planned with various...More

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this place during our Mysore stay. There is a small bird sanctuary and boating. A small kids area is there too. Apart from this, nothing much to do here.

Thank Surojit G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Bird park and enjoyed boating at the lake though water was less. Overall a good walk and good bird watching.

Thank djain18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is located just below the Chamundi Hills. A hard place to miss especially when you visit the hills. Clean lake. Boating is available. There is also an aviary and a butterfly park. There is entry fees, though its very nominal.

Thank Varun S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located at the foot of Chamundi Hills, the name Karanji means fountain of water. It is a man-made lake with an area of 90 acres. The lake is home to a variety of flora and fauna.

Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is by far the best place in Mysore. It offers boating, nature walk, bird watching, orchids nursery and nice kids play area. Paddle boating was comfortable not too crowded. The lake itself was little small due to lots of vegetation. We loved the birds...More

Thank BhaskarSinghal
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Distance from city bus stand
February 24, 2017|
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Response from prerna62 | Reviewed this property |
Very near to Mysore city centre . Having a car so cannot tell exact distance from Bus Stand. But we reached the place within 8-10 minutes.
are there motor/rowing boats available or only pedalling boats?
November 6, 2016|
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Response from Vishnu S | Reviewed this property |
No Motor Boats.Only rowing and pedal boats available.
Why the lake is open from 8:30 onwards?.. I understand the working staff timings but this is ideal place for joggers.. You can keep the birds sanctuary open from 8:30 but you should allow for jogging from at least 6am.. That would be great actually.. Please check on it if possible...
October 11, 2016|
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Response from chandrarcp166 | Reviewed this property |
This may be because it is developed as a bird and butterfly sanctuary. Joggers might disturb the environment for these species. They need time for themselves, you know!