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'''Mysore''' is a district in [[South (Karnataka)|South]] [[Karnataka]] in [[India]].
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'''Mysore''' is a district in [[Karnataka|Karnataka State]].
 
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==Regions==
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==Cities==
 
==Cities==
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*[[Heggadadevankote]]
 
*[[Heggadadevankote]]
 
*[[Hunsur]]
 
*[[Hunsur]]
 
*[[Krishnarajasagara]]
 
*[[Krishnarajasagara]]
*[[Kushal Nagar]]
 
 
*[[Mysore]]
 
*[[Mysore]]
 
*[[Nanjangud]]
 
*[[Nanjangud]]
 
*[[Narsipur]]
 
*[[Narsipur]]
 
*[[Piriyapatna]]
 
*[[Piriyapatna]]
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==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
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*[[Bylakupee]] - The largest Tibetan settlement outside of [[Tibet]].
 
*[[Bylakupee]] - The largest Tibetan settlement outside of [[Tibet]].
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* Stone sculptures at [[Somnathapura]]
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
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==See==
 
==See==
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*'''Mysore palace'''
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[[Image:palace(mysore).jpg|thumb|350px|'''Palace, Mysore, 2010.''', Mysore.]]
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*'''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.
 
*'''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.
  
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===Itineraries===
 
===Itineraries===
Chamundi Hills: About 15 Kms 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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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
There are few good hotels in Mysore.
 
 
* '''Hotel Siddhartha''': Offers good variety of South Indian, North Indian Vegetarian food.
 
* '''Hotel Sandesh Prince''': It is a Two Star Hotel and offers good variety of food.
 
 
Mysore also has Pizza corner and other small restaurants.
 
  
 
==Stay safe==
 
==Stay safe==
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Revision as of 03:33, 20 September 2011

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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