Lets go on a fun ride around Mysore and see how the other Heritage buildings and streets are decorated for Dasara, I almost forgot to show you the lightings don one Chamundi Hill to welcome Tourists... It Reads "Suswagatha" which means Welcome, it can me seen even before you enter Mysore.
Now lets come out of the Mysore Palace from the West Gate, and go in the direction same as the vehicles (This place is called KR Circle, One of the busiest place in Mysore)
After a 3 min ride you will end up here, here's another beautiful statue of Maharaja Krishna Raja Wodayar
lets have a closer look
If you look in the same direction as the Statue is looking your view will be this, by now you would've noticed lights where ever we travelled, most of the buildings and almost all the streets will be decorated with lights.
Most of the Heritage Buildings have been converted into School's, College, Govt Office's, Hospital etc... lets have a look at some of them
Mysore City Corporation Office, Located behind the Main palace
Jaganmohn Palace which is now a Art Gallery, it is also located behind main palace at a walking distance of about 1000 mts. from the Corporation office. It was built in 1861 to celebrate the marriage of his daughter, the princess of Mysore. The main door of this Museum is it self a master piece of Art with intricate carvings. The original oil paintings of Raja Ravi Varma of Travancore on display here are on many mythological themes. The painting of lady holding the lamp of the Indian Artist S.G.Heldnker is another Master piece. A good collection of clocks is also on display here.
Government primary school located behind Jaganmohan palace
Maharaja Boy's College
Maharani Girls Science College
to be Continued........
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