Mysore, officially Mysuru, is a vibrant historical city in the state of Karnataka, Southern India. Called the ‘Cultural Capital of Karnataka’ and also as the ‘City of Palaces’, Mysuru, as the titles suggest, is one of the most culturally and historically rich cities in the south. Mysuru City lies at the foothills of the Chamundi Hills and is characterized by its old-town charm with wide roads, lush green trees, ancient temples, a well-planned infrastructure and a mighty view of the Chamundi Hills in the distance. Mysuru City today is a modern, well-connected city that offers every kind of luxury and service one could imagine. The city was also garnered the title of ‘Cleanest City of India’, which is truly reflected in the kempt localities throughout. One can visit ancient temples, palaces, lakes and the popular Chamundi Hills all while living in a modern city with a history spanning centuries or perhaps even thousands of years! A few of the places to visit are Chamundi Hills, Chamundi Temple, Ranganathaswamy Temple, Nimishamba Temple, Karanji Lake, Mysore Mandi Walk, Mysore Palace, KRS Dam, Blue Lagoon.