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.

On the one edge are a number of hotels (most of them boast of that 'palace view'!). The other edge all along is a beautiful park. Mmany well known hotels like Viceroy hotel,  Hotel Parklane, RRR restaurant,  hotel Mayura Palace, Hotel Govardhan and many more are on the Harsha road. And of course there are two cinema theaters too  Woodlands theater and  Opera theater on either ends of the road.  Sri Harsha road is  one way  with entry only from the Ashoka road (Chamaraja circle side).

Harsha Road

Harsha Road

Sri Harsha Road near Mysore Palace.

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Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is located close to Mysore.


Mysore Pak

Mysore Pak or Mysorepa, sometimes it is called, is a sweet dish of Karnataka, believed to be first created in the kitchens of the Mysore Palace.It seems this was made out of curious experiments by an erstwhile cook of the palace , and it became a sudden hit among the royal folks.


Mysore region is one of the fertile and well irrigated area in this part of the country

How to reach Balmuri and Edmuri?

Both Balmuri and Yedamuri falls (Edmuri) falls are located adjacent to each other.They make great excursion points from Mysore.


Ganesha Shrine

This shrine dedicated to Ganesha is attached to the Mysore Palace building serves as a private shrine to the Wodeyar family.  According to legends, this shrine was saved when the whole of the palace was destroyed in a fire in 1897.Later when the palace was rebuilt in the present form, the Ganesha shrine got integrated to the palace ...


“Mysore Style”

Traditionally in India Yoga is taught on a one to one basis, that is the teacher instructs and monitors each students specifically. This is in contrast with the more westernized style of instructing, where the teacher instructs the class as a whole.

Urban Wildlife in Mysore

Yes.You read it right - urban wildlife in Mysore!


Mysore City Map

Mysore City Map showing the main roads and the outer Ring Road that encircles the city.Note the location of Chamundi Hills on the southeast quarter of the map.