Mysore or Mysuru
is the third-largest city in Karnataka. The city was ruled by the Wodeyar dynasty and it is well known for the rich architectural history, palaces, and beautiful gardens. It is located at the bottom of the Chamundi Hills and is about 150 km from Bangalore.
The city has a large tourism industry, which attracts tourists from all across the World. The city is famous for the palaces, the delicious Pak and the Dashara celebration in the city. It is one of the most visited destinations in Karnataka.
Mysore is located at 770 m above sea level at 12.18° N 76.42° E and is 140 km from Bangalore, the state capital. It covers an area of 128.42 sq. Km. having City Municipal Corporation since 1977. The population of the city is 8,87,446 consisting of 4,62,617 males and 4,24,849 of females according to the census of 2011.