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Mysore Zoo - 2 KM

Mysore Zoo is one of the best zoological gardens in India. Located near the palace in Mysore, the Zoological Garden covers an area of 157 acres. It is one of the oldest and most famous zoos in India.

The Zoo creates a natural habitat for the animals in it. From big to small cats, aquatic to terrestrial birds, and primates to reptiles, one hundred and sixty-eight species of animals and birds find their place in this zoo. The world's first caesarian section delivery performed on an elephant in Mysore Zoo gave it global fame and recognition.

St. Philomena’s Cathedral - 3 KM

St. Philomena’s Cathedral is a Catholic church that is the cathedral of the Diocese of Mysore, India. Recognised as the second tallest church in Asia, St. Philomena's Church was constructed to pay tribute to the Catholic Saint and martyr of the Roman Catholic Church, Saint Philomena. It is one of the most important historical sites in Mysore and is frequently visited by tourists from all over the country. It was constructed in 1936 using a Neo-Gothic style and its architecture was inspired by the Cologne Cathedral in Germany.

Railway Museum - 1 KM

The Railway Museum in Mysore, India is an outdoor exhibit of vintage locomotives. The Railway Museum was established in 1979 by Indian Railways, the second such museum after the National Railway Museum in Delhi.

Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery - 2 KM

Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery is not only an art gallery but also a palace where the royal family lived once. Built in 1861 during the rule of Mysore Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodeyar III, Jaganmohan Palace was constructed as an alternate home for the royal family. However after the old Mysore Palace was burnt completely in a fire breakout, the royal family stayed in this palace until the new Mysore Palace was built in 1897.

Jaganmohan Palace was later converted into an art gallery, during the reign of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV in 1915. In the year 1955, it was renamed Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery in honour of Sri Jaya Chamarajendra Wodeyar Bahadur.

Kukkarahalli Lake - 1 KM

Kukkarahalli Lake is in the heart of the Mysore city. Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar, (1794–1868) of the Mysore Dynasty (Kingdom of Mysore) was responsible for getting the lake created, in the year 1864. There is a 4.5 km walkway on the periphery of the lake with shaded stone benches for visitors to sit, relax and enjoy the scenic serenity of the lake, which is also a known place for bird watching. A few birds cited are spot-billed pelicans, little cormorants, painted storks, openbill storks, Eurasian spoonbills, black-crowned night herons, and Oriental darters.

Royal Orchid Brindavan Garden - 20 KM

Hotel Royal Orchid Brindavan overlooks Krishna Raja Sagara, also popularly known as KRS, which is the name of both a lake and the dam that creates it. It is located close to the settlement of Krishnarajasagara. The dam is across the Kaveri River, in Mandya in Karnataka state, India. There is an ornamental garden attached to the dam, called Brindavan Gardens.

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary - 16 KM

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is the largest bird sanctuary in the state and comprises six small islands on the banks of the river Kaveri. Ranganathittu covers an area of less than 1 km² with a high bird population density. The most common birds in the sanctuary are painted storks, spoonbills, white ibises, egrets, herons, and partridges. Most of the birds stay on tiny islands within the river. Birds come from Siberia, Eurasian countries, Thailand, Burma, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka, Latin America, Australia, etc.

Somanathapura Temple - 35 KM

Prasanna Chennakeshava Temple, also known as Somnathpur Temple is another popular shrine located near Mysore. This temple still stands majestically as one of the finest examples of Hoysala architecture. Located in Somanathapura town this UNESCO World Heritage Site attracts tourists from all over the world.

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