Established in 1891 as Oriental Library by the mysore king, Chamarajendra Wadiyar X, the Oriental Research Institute is a unique establishment in the country. ORI is located at the northern end of the Krishnaraja Boulevard Road near the Crawford Hall. This institute's most famous work is the translation of Kautilya's Arthashastra, an ancient Indian treatise on statecraft, economic policy and military strategy, written in Sanskrit in the 4th century BCE.

Oriental Research Institute

Oriental Research Institute, Mysore

Oriental Research Institute, Mysore

Sandalwood

Sandalwood and Mysore has an inseparable connection.So what's sandalwood by the way?

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Sri Harsha Road

This is a short road located on the northern outskirts of Mysore Palace.Sri Harsha road (also Harsha Road)  starts from Silver Jubilee Clock Tower and the Chamaraja circle and ends on the road to bus stand near the Woodlands cinema theater.

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Mysore to Chamarajanagar Train Timings

There are 6 daily train services from Mysore to Chamarajanagar via Nanjangud.All are passenger trains.

Hotel Govardhan

Hotel Govardhan on Sri Harsha Road, Mysore.A popular choice for those prefer budget tariff , but still look for some conveniences.

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Turn left on SH33 for Kabini Dam and Orange County Kabini. This junction is 3km after Handpost Junction towards Mananthavady

Mysore to Orange County Kabini

Mysore to Orange County Kabini distance is about 80km south west of Mysore.The road is in great driveable condition, except the bit of patchy section towards the last few kms, which too is not too bad to drive on.

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Chamundeswari Temple

Chamundeshwari Temple atop atop Chamundi Hills is a large temple dedicated to the the Goddess Chamundi, the presiding deity of the Maharajas of Mysore.

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Tipu Sultan

Tipu Sultan