Sri Chamundershwari, the tutelary deity of Mysore and of here royal house, generally regarded as an incarnation of Paravathi or Durga. The Chamundeswari Temple is a fine quadrangular structure with a high 'gopuram' (tower) and 'dwara' (entrance) which is a visible landmark from many miles. The hills is 3,489 ft, above the sea level and is 12 Km from Mysore City.

Mysore Zoo


Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Garden) was started in 1892 by Chamaraja Wodeyar X, then the King of Mysore. It was also called as Thamash Bangale. The zoo which has now spread over an area of 250 acres Its fauna includes rare and exotic species, which are housed in lush, green surroundings. The Zoo is famous for breeding some very rare animals in captivity.