Help Wikitravel grow by contributing to an article! Learn how.

Difference between revisions of "Mysore (district)"

From Wikitravel
Jump to: navigation, search
(moved info to Mysore district page)
(Itineraries: +nandi)
(34 intermediate revisions by 17 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 +
'''Mysore''' is a district in [[Karnataka|Karnataka State]].
  
 +
==Cities==
 +
 +
*[[Heggadadevankote]]
 +
*[[Hunsur]]
 +
*[[Krishnarajasagara]]
 +
*[[Mysore]]
 +
*[[Nanjangud]]
 +
*[[Narsipur]]
 +
*[[Piriyapatna]]
 +
 +
==Other destinations==
 +
 +
*[[Bylakupee]] - The largest Tibetan settlement outside of [[Tibet]].
 +
* Stone sculptures at [[Somnathapura]]
 +
 +
==Understand==
 +
 +
==Talk==
 +
 +
==Get in==
 +
 +
==Get around==
 +
 +
==See==
 +
*'''Mysore palace'''
 +
[[Image:palace(mysore).jpg|thumb|350px|'''Palace, Mysore, 2010.''', Mysore.]]
 +
 +
*'''Namdroling Monastery''', in [[Bylakupee]], a large Nyingma monastery which contains the '''Golden Temple'''. In the Golden Temple there are three impressive statues of the Buddha.
 +
 +
*'''Sera Jhe''' (also: Sera Jey) and '''Sera Mey''' monasteries. These monasteries are located in the same complex in [[Bylakupee]], and with a combined population of almost 5,000 monks, it is one of the largest monastic communties of Tibetan Buddhism outside of [[Tibet]].
 +
 +
===Itineraries===
 +
Chamundi Hills: About 15 km from Mysore, it is a hill station temple which has Goddess Chamundeswhari as deity. The Nandi - Shiva's mount in mythology - at Chamundi Hills is quite famous in its own right. It is the third largest in the country at 16 by 24 feet and was carved out of a single boulder about three-and-a-half centuries ago.
 +
 +
Mysore Palace: Magnificient piece of architecture.
 +
 +
==Do==
 +
 +
==Eat==
 +
 +
==Drink==
 +
 +
==Stay safe==
 +
 +
==Get out==
 +
 +
{{outline}}
 +
{{IsPartOf|Cauvery_Basin}}

Revision as of 03:33, 20 September 2011

Mysore is a district in Karnataka State.

Contents

Cities

Other destinations

Understand

Talk

Get in

Get around

See

  • Mysore palace
Palace, Mysore, 2010., Mysore.
  • Namdroling Monastery, in Bylakupee, a large Nyingma monastery which contains the Golden Temple. In the Golden Temple there are three impressive statues of the Buddha.
  • Sera Jhe (also: Sera Jey) and Sera Mey monasteries. These monasteries are located in the same complex in Bylakupee, and with a combined population of almost 5,000 monks, it is one of the largest monastic communties of Tibetan Buddhism outside of Tibet.

Itineraries

Chamundi Hills: About 15 km from Mysore, it is a hill station temple which has Goddess Chamundeswhari as deity. The Nandi - Shiva's mount in mythology - at Chamundi Hills is quite famous in its own right. It is the third largest in the country at 16 by 24 feet and was carved out of a single boulder about three-and-a-half centuries ago.

Mysore Palace: Magnificient piece of architecture.

Do

Eat

Drink

Stay safe

Get out

This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!




Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages