Mysore travel guide

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You're Going to Love Mysore

Mysore (or Mysuru) is Indian splendor at its most beguiling. With its gorgeous palace, enchanting bazaars, tranquil gardens, and variety of museums to explore, it's one of southern India's true masterpieces.

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What to do in Mysore

When to Visit Mysore

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Aside from the Dasara Festival in October, good times to visit include October through February, when temperatures are pleasant and the rains are scarce.

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How to Get to Mysore

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Where to Stay in Mysore

For the height of luxury, try the Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel, which is housed in an authentic royal palace, or go for more modern luxury options like the Radisson Blu Plaza or the Quorum Hotel.

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How to Get Around Mysore

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The Cost of Living in Mysore

Shopping Streets

If you want to pick up silk products or sandalwood carvings, try the bazaars on Sayyaji Rao Road and Ashoka Road. Devaraja Market is also a good place to find authentic Karnataka perfumes (but sniff before you buy, as quality levels vary).

Groceries and Other

Local grocery shopping options include Reliance Retail and Loyal World. Prices should be low. Expect to pay around ₹45 for 12 eggs.

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Where to Eat in Mysore

For great masala dosas (pancakes with curry inside), try Vinayaka Mylari, head to Oyster Bay for northern Indian dishes, or enjoy a vegetarian feast after a Yoga session at Depth N Green. Prices vary, but meals should cost no more than ₹80.

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