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Karanji Lake

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A very nice lake just opposite the race course, with nice parking and the garden is quite nice for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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A well maintained park with clean walkways, sheltered aviary with beautiful birds and a calm lake... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Ghaziabad, India
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Chamundipuram, Mysuru (Mysore), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a wonderful lake park to walk around. walk through bird cage which is home to 30+ peacocks will blow your mind if you are a bird lower.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb lake to visit with family and kids.. there is a lot more to do.. a nice lake.. birds, butterfly n many more.. beautiful n clean..

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Paddle boat happens to be the most exciting feature to visit this place and that too in winters. A must and repeat visit to this place, whenever one visits Mysuru again. Well maintained and facilitated botanical park is a good thing to experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice lake just opposite the race course, with nice parking and the garden is quite nice for an evening walk

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an oasis in Mysore. It is kept as a pristine environment and is full of birds. It has the biggest aviary in India, which was interesting. Watch the keeper feeding the birds with his almost pet parakeet. It was so lovely to watch....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

During our previous visit to Mysore; we avoided Karanji lake expecting it to be a normal lake with a park. However; it was much much more! It is an extremely well maintained lake with boating for families and an encaged area where peacock, black swan...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Very good lake situated at the center of the city. Lots of parking place. Boating available. Also there is a mini zoo.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

When in mysore do visit this. Children will love it.Peacocks dancing right next to you. It was very nice

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Lake is average. The small zoo of birds is very nice for eyes. Peacocks can be seen dancing and a variety of birds to be seen. Won't take more than an hour for a tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

A well maintained park with clean walkways, sheltered aviary with beautiful birds and a calm lake for boating towards the end. Perfect place for day outings for family, kids and couples. There's an affordable entry ticket for this place charged per-head. As you enter the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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February 25, 2018|
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Response from mkroy52 |
Thanks to all for the information.
December 27, 2017|
Response from Traveller G | Reviewed this property |
Rs. 25 adults & 15 for children. 15 Minutes in a boat of 8 to 10 People. Worth if you are going after 5 PM ( Photographically GOLDEN Hours)
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.
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Kochi (Cochin), India
Review my itinerary please - Chennai to Mysore - 2N/3D (3 Replies)
Chennai to Mysore (Self-driven Car) with 2 adults and 1 kid. 22nd Mar - Start driving overnight from Chennai 23rd Mar (Friday) - Visit Somathpur temple on the way. Spend 1-2 hrs there and head straight to hotel. Hotel is 2kms away from Mysore Palace. - Check-in @ 12pm - Relax till 5pm - Visit Brindhavan and spend time till 8.30 for sound and light shows - Stay at hotel overnight 24th Mar (Saturday) - Karanji Lake, Chamundi Hills, Big Bull sttue. - Anything else we can...More
March 02, 2018|
Response fromRakeshnwo|
Mysore Zoo and Palace tends to get very crowded on weekends. While zoo is still good if you can make it by 9 am. But going to palace on Sunday evening, you might not able to enjoy the exhibit. I remember in my last visit to mysore place, it was a Sunday afternoon and people just kept pushing here and there, could not enjoy it. And with kid it would be more difficult.
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Weather and Food (3 Replies)
Am travelling alone between 15th and 17th July. How is the weather will be then? Planning to visit Brindavan Garden, Srirangapatna and sites inside Mysore city like Karanji Lake, Mahraja Palace and Devraja Market. How to commute in cheapest way? How much is the cost going to be? What kind of food do I expect best at Mysore? Heard a lot about MTR and Mysore Dosa. Please suggest a few dishes to test.
March 28, 2017|
Response fromalecmysore|
Hi, 1. Cheap way to travel in Mysore is by hiring Bicycles & motor cycles. 2. Mysore Dosa at vinayak Mylari restaurant and Mysore Pak sweet at Bombay tiffanys is a must, try some local chats like churmuri, samosa chat. For lunch try ragi ball with Mutton curry or Mutton biryani (if Non veg). 3. Hire a tourist guide if visiting Mysore palace and sriRangapatna, local guides are quite reasonable. 4. Weather is pleasent in July with a few drizzles and showers. Enjoy..
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Trip report for Mysore Day 1 - Reached Mysore train station and took a taxi to Windflower resort Mysore about 5 kms from Station. Loved the resort and the 4 days stay there. Had breakfast at hotel restaurant and visited Mysore Palace. Took about 3 hrs for both the Main palace and residential museum. Main palace was wonderful. Very well maintained and they can provide a guide for 200Rs if required. Being a history buff, loved the place. Entry fee is like Rs20/-. So worth it as you are ...More
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