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Mysore (district)

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Mysore is a district in South Karnataka in India.



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  • Namdrolling 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.


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.

Mysore Palace: Magnificient piece of architecture.




There are few good hotels in Mysore.

a) Hotel Siddhartha: Offers good variety of South Indian, North Indian Vegetarian food. b) Hotel Sandesh Prince: It is a Two Star Hotel and offers good variety of food.

Mysore also has Pizza corner and other small restaurants.

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