Mysore is noted for its palaces, including the Mysore Palace, and for the festivities that take place during the Dasara festival when the city receives a large number of tourists. It lends its name to the Mysore style of painting, the sweet dish Mysore Pak, the Mysore Peta (a traditional silk turban) and the garment known as the Mysore silk saree. Tourism is the major industry, while information technology has emerged as a major employer alongside the traditional industries. Mysore depends mainly on rail and bus transport for inter-city connections. It also has an Airport serving the city, also known as Mandakalli Airport. The city was the location of the first private radio station in India. Mysore houses Mysore University, which has produced several notable authors, particularly in the field of Kannada literature. Cricket is the most popular sport in the city.from hotel.
Local sightseeing in Mysore:-
Mysore sight-seeling :- Mysore St.Philomina's Church, Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills, Zoo, Maharaja Palace, Art Gallery , and at last Brindavan Gardens
Famous Thing to Buy In Mysore
Mysore is known across the world for two main things, namely sandalwood and silk. Visitors coming to this beautiful city are sure to bring back a good number of famous sandalwood agarbathis or perfumed incense sticks. Women also love to shop for beautiful sarees and dress materials made from the famed Mysore silk, as they can get them at a lot lesser rates than those offered outside the city.
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