Mysore Chronicle

Reema:

Mysore Travelogue!!

Originally posted on Ghumakkar Chronicles:

Continued from the Srirangapatna Chronicle

So after lunch, we proceeded on our Mysore sight-seeing trip. Mysore is the Karnataka’s second biggest city. It was the erstwhile capital of the Wodeyar dynasty and is considered the cultural capital of the state. It is also known as the City of Palaces. From what we saw, Mysore appeared to be a clean and well planned city with a heritage feel and quaint charm to it. The places we visited are

#St.Philomena’s Church - This church is dedicated to Saint Philomena, a 3rd century saint from Greece. The twin spires of the Cathedral, 175 feet in height, are visible from a distance making them a distinctive city landmark. Apparently there was a smaller church in the same place dated back to 1800 A.D. This larger church was built in its place in 1956 and is one of the largest churches in the country…

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15 thoughts on “Mysore Chronicle

  1. I was born in Mysore and every summer meant going over to the grandparents :) Mysore for me is the bestest place in the world and I still plan to settle down there when we retire from work :P

  2. Mysore is beautiful and royal isnt it? Have been to BLR couple of times but never got a chance to head to Mysore. I so want to go there once in my lifetime! Lovely pictures, Reema!

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