Mysore is a majestic sight of architectural wonders reflective of a bygone era of the mighty Tipu Sultan Dynasty and the supreme rule of the British Raj. The Grand Mysore Palace heads the list of famous tourist destinations. The entire palace comes alive with merrymaking during the festival of Dasara. Museums, gardens and the Mysore Zoo complete the Mysore sightseeing list.This is a charming city which was once the capital of the Nawabs and especially of Tipu Sultan and the Shahs. The beautiful Mysore Palace with its blue tile detailing and intricate designs looks indeed like a dream. The beautiful silk work and sandalwood carving are other specialties of Mysore. Other than that there are a number of very old mosques and other monuments that promise a unique experience on your weekend getaway from Bangalore.