Daria Daulat Bagh Located in Srirangapatnam Tombs of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan is a site worth visiting, Built in Persian style of architecture, Gumbaz captivates everyone. Surrounded by beautiful garden named as Lalbagh Garden, the imposing structure of Gumbaz is seen in the middle on an elevated platform. The platform has an open veranda which is dotted with pillars made up of black granite. These majestic pillars provide support to the structure. It is situated at a distance of 15 km from Mysore. Built in 1784 AD by Tipu Sultan for his parents, he was also buried here in 1799 AD. With a height of about 20 meters, this structure stands majestically, polished pillars add on to the overall beauty of these vast domes. The ivory decorated doors of the domes and the intricately carved stone windows showcase the hard-work and brilliant craftsmanship which has gone into creating this masterpiece. The walls have been painted in tiger stripes, which is popularly associated with Tipu Sultan.
Mysore Palace is a gem of regal heritage, enchanting visitors with architecture, dating back to late nineteenth and early twentieth century of Indo-Saracenic designs. A spectacular light show illuminates Mysore palace on Sundays, public holidays and during the Dasara celebrations when 97,000 electric light bulbs are switched on. Located at Sayyaji Rao Rd, Mysuru, Karnataka 570001, south India. The grounds also face the magnificent Chamundi Hills eastwards of the inner region of Mysuru. Visitors can embark on a journey through Mysore’s heritage during the week between 10am and 5.30pm.
Mysore Zoo, officially known as Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens is home to a sanctuary of 168 species of wildlife fauna from India and botanical beauty, spreading across a 157-acres (64 ha) of lush greenery. It is one of the oldest and most popular zoos in south India. A great day of exploration for wildlife and nature enthusiasts,as activities will keep you and your family entertained.
Mysore Zoo is dependent on entry fees to finance the running of the centre, however an improved adoption scheme introduced in the early year of 2000 has been a success, welcoming celebrities, institutions, and animal lovers to contribute directly to the welfare of the zoo inmates. Visit Mysuru Zoo at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Indiranagar, Mysuru, Karnataka 570010, India, open between 08:30 – 5:30 pm.