Continuing from where we left off in part 1 of this blog, our day 2 began bright and early in the morning. From the early morning start, we embarked on a day filled with unforgettable experiences.

Day 2 :

Places to visit :

1. Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

Sri Chamundeshwari Temple is located on the top of Chamundi Hills about 13 kms from Mysuru in Karnataka State, India. The Chamundeshwari Temple is considered as a Shakti Peetha and one among the 18 Shakti Peethas. ‘Chamundi’ or ‘Durga’ is the fierce form of ‘Shakti’. She is the slayer of demons, ‘Chanda’ and ‘Munda’ and also ‘Mahishasura’.

Explore its divine aura and panoramic views at this location: Sri Chamundeshwari Temple Location

statue of ‘Mahishasura’

Don’t miss the chance to enjoy a breathtaking aerial view from Chamundi Hill. Some of the places that can be spotted from the hills are theLalitha Mahal Palace, Race Course, St. Philomena’s Church. 

Another temple is situated at the foothills which is in Utthanahalli, called Jwalamalini Sri Tripura SundariTemple. This goddess is considered the sister of Chamundeshwari, who helped her on the battlefield.

For comprehensive details about the temple, visit this link : Chamundeshwari Temple Information.

2. Karanji Lake :

Karanji Lake, located in Mysore, is a serene and picturesque waterbase surrounded by lush gardens and aviaries, making it a delightful spot for nature lovers and bird enthusiasts.

Karanji Lake is a haven for bird enthusiasts, offering a diverse range of bird species to observe. Additionally, it boasts attractions like the Regional Museum of Natural History and a Butterfly Park for an enriching experience.

At Karanji Lake, you can unwind and observe an array of birds from the Bird Watch Tower, relishing the tranquil and soothing views it provides.

Bird Watch Tower

Captivating View from the Bird Watch Tower at Karanji Lake

3. Mysore Palace :

The Mysore Palace, also known as the Amba Vilas Palace, is a magnificent and iconic royal residence in Mysore, Karnataka, renowned for its stunning architecture, opulent interiors, and rich history as the official residence of the Wadiyar dynasty.

Discover the majestic Mysore Palace at this location : Mysore Palace Location

The Mysore Palace is beautifully illuminated on Sundays, public holidays, and during the grand Dasara celebrations, creating a breathtaking spectacle that draws visitors from near and far.

A Glimpse of Royal Magnificence : Mysore Palace

For in-depth information about the Mysore Palace, including facilities and services, please visit this link : Mysore Palace Details.

4. Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

The Mysuru Zoo, officially known as the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, is a well-preserved and expansive zoological park located in Mysore, Karnataka. It is known for its diverse collection of wildlife and its commitment to conservation efforts, making it a popular destination for animal enthusiasts and families.

For comprehensive information about the zoo and its offerings, visitors can refer to : Mysore Zoo Official Website.

Other places to visit in Mysore :

  1. Jaganmohan Palace : Jaganmohan Palace Location
  2. Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum : Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum Location
  3. Melody World Wax Museum : Melody World Wax Museum Location
  4. St. Philomena’s Church : St. Philomena’s Church Location
  5. Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary : Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary Location
  6. Tipu Sultan Fort : Tipu Sultan Fort Location

Although we couldn’t visit these places due to time constraints, you have the flexibility to plan your itinerary according to your own schedule and preferences.

With this, we wrap up Day 2 of our journey. Stay tuned for the next part of this blog, where we’ll delve into the enchanting destinations of Ooty and Coonoor.

Thank you for taking the time to read our blog.If you have any queries or need further information, don’t hesitate to reach out.

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