Mysore! It is difficult to say if Mysore is a modern city that is trying hard to uphold traditions, or an old world city that tries even harder to spot a modern outlook.
Whatever the truth be, the word Mysore evokes a lot of anticipation.
You can still anticipate a lot more, and Mysore has the character to match all those expectations. And lastly Mysore won't burn a big hole in your wallet. It is more likely the time that you will get hard pressed for, rather than the budget in exploring Mysore.
This city is not a typical tourist trap, albeit the fact that it is a major tourism destination that attracts millions of visitors every year.You may a classic tourist to Mysore with a 'must see' and 'must do' checklist in hand.
Be ready for a jam-packed Mysore itinerary. Or you may be of genre wants to keep everything touristy a mile away. You'll pleasantly surprised to the subtile side of Mysore, those guidebooks could never articulate.
As a visitor to Mysore, it is very unlikely that you would go back unsatisfied.