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'''Mysore''' is a district in [[Karnataka|Karnataka State]].
 
'''Mysore''' is a district in [[Karnataka|Karnataka State]].
 
 
  
 
==Cities==
 
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*[[Heggadadevankote]]
 
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*[[Hunsur]]
 
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==Other destinations==
 
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*[[Bylakupee]] - The largest Tibetan settlement outside of [[Tibet]].
 
*[[Bylakupee]] - The largest Tibetan settlement outside of [[Tibet]].
 
* Stone sculptures at [[Somnathapura]]
 
* Stone sculptures at [[Somnathapura]]
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===Itineraries===
 
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Chamundi Hills: About 15 km from Mysore, it is a hill station temple which has Godess Chamundeswhari as deity. You can also see big Bull carved out of stone in this place.
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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.
 
Mysore Palace: Magnificient piece of architecture.
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Mysore is a district in Karnataka State.

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  • 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.

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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.

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