Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. Chennai is the fifth most populous city in India.With its historic landmarks and buildings, long sandy beaches, cultural and art centers and parks,Chennai offers many interesting locations to visitors. One of the most important tourist attraction of Chennai is actually in the neighbouring town of Mahabalipuram with its ancient temples and rock carvings of the 7th century Pallava kingdom. The 15 km long and 400 to 500 meter wide Marina Beach features the Light House, memorials, statues, walkways, gardens and drives alongside the beach front.Tamil and Indian culture and tradition is on display in several art galleries and cultural centers. Valluvar Kottam is an auditorium in memory of the poet-saint Thiruvalluvar. It also has a 101-feet high temple chariot structure. Kalakshetra, a centre for the revival of Indian art and crafts - especially the dance form of Bharatnatyam.The most famous temple in Chennai is the Kapaleeshwarar temple in Mylapore. The Thousand Lights Mosque is one of the largest mosques in the country and is a revered place of worship for Muslims. South of the city, along the East Coast Road, is an important centre for herpetological research called the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, which houses several fresh-water and salt-water crocodiles, alligators, gharials, and also turtles and snakes. Chennai has variety of public transportation such as buses, autos and taxis. BookCab offers special car rental packages for city travel. There are various types of cabs for hire ranging from Tata Indica to Mercedes Benz for your specific needs to travel within Chennai. Explore the beauty of Chennai by renting a cab with BookCab, BookCab also provides taxi service from Chennai International airport to anywhere in Chennai and other nearby destinations. Bookcab specializes in providing taxi services for outstation holidays from Chennai. Booking a cab for your weekend getaways from Chennai is now easy with BookCab.
Mysore is the second largest city in Karnataka. A city favored for its magnificent palaces and beautiful gardens. It has a rich cultural history with museums and a zoological garden. Mysore attracts tourists mainly due to its vibrant rich history and cultural significance in the country. With amazing buildings and palaces like the Mysore Palace, Jaganmohan palace, Karanji mansion and many others, Mysore stands out from the rest of the modern cities. Some of the places you can visit are given below.
When you are in Mysore, you will need to plan well to cover all the major attractions in and around the city. Here are some of the major tourist attractions, which you can consider.
Some of the other places to visit around Mysore are Nagarhole, Bylakuppe, Somanathapura, Talakad, Melkote, and Nanjangud.
There are many retail outlets and showrooms especially for Mysore silk sarees. Mysore silk sarees is known worldwide for its brilliant
colours and superior quality. There is a wide variety of sarees to choose from. The prices vary from saree to saree, and mainly depends
on the amount of gold threads weaved into each saree.
Handicrafts are also among the major exports of Mysore. Various handicrafts are sold, carved out of sandalwood, rosewood and teakwood.
Cauvery handicrafts Emporium of Karnataka, is the best place to get a wide variety of handicrafts.
Places to eat: Knowing what to eat and where to eat is very important when you are in Mysore. There are a wide range to choose from, so it is better to decide what you would like to try. Some South Indian specials include different dosas, iddlis, palyas or vegetable salads, huli or saaru, chitrana rice. Some of the best places to try these delicious cuisines are Iyengars, Kafe Mallige, Kerela Mess, Kwality Bar and Restaurant, Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel, Le Olive Garden, Mangalore Mess, Nalpak Restaurants.
Best season to visit Mysore is between October and March to enjoy the cooler weather. The average temperatures are 26 deg Centigrade
during the day and comes down to around 10 during the nights.
The best time to be in the city is during the festival of Dussehra, which comes around late September or early October. Many people reach Mysore at this time to be a part of the 10-day celebrations.
Here are some handy tips for your Mysore trip.
Mysore has relatively pleasant weather throughout the year, the temperatures in summer can go as high as 35 degrees or above. Make sure to carry enough water with you while sightseeing in and around Mysore.
If you are travelling to Mysore during the festive season of Dussehra, make sure to book your cab well in advance because of the high demand in car rentals to Mysore.
Tourism has been on the rise over the years, so always make hotel reservations well advance during the festivities. Avoid night driving, as there are forests enroute to Mysore.
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During Dussehra, the whole city will be under the festive mood. You can see the Mysore palace being lit up, a breathtaking sight. You can visit temples during this festival for special pujas and darshans. There is a magnificent procession of the Chamundeshwari idol, which takes place with full pomp and glory.
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