Tourist Attractions Around Hotel Luciya International, Mysore

Mysore is noted for blending its rich cultural heritage, quaint old-world charm and festivities with the modernism of today. This heritage city is world famous for its royal palaces, beautiful Mysore silk sarees, sandalwood oil, princely comforts and gracious living. And of course, the annual grand Royale Dussehra celebration – which pulls in crowds from across the world. Mysore is truly a tourist's delight.

Some of the venues one should not miss out on witnessing while visiting the city are:
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Mysore Palace

The Palace of Mysore is the official residence of the Wodeyars - the erstwhile royal family of Mysore that ruled the princely state of Mysore for over seven centuries. The Mysore Palace is now one of the most famous tourist attractions in India after Taj Mahal with more than 2.7 million visitors. 

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Museums

For those interested in museums, Mysore city has a number of them. The Rail Museum is located on KRS Road close the Mysore Railway Station. National Museum of Natural History is on the banks of Karanji Lake. Folk Art Museum is located in Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion, which is inside the Mysore University campus.
 

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Bird Sanctuary

Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary also known as the Paksi Kashi of Karnataka is a Bird Sanctuary in the Mandya District of the state of Karnataka in India. It is the largest bird sanctuary in the state. The sanctuary attracts about 3 lakh visitors annually, which shows its notability as an important bird sanctuary in India.
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St. Philomena's Church

This beautiful St. Philomena's Church was built in 1956 and is one of the largest churches in the country. The illuminated church in the evening is a wonderful site not to be missed. Drawing inspiration from Germany's Cologne Cathedral, this colossal church built in the neo-Gothic style.
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Mysore Zoo

Mysore Zoo is a 157-acre zoo located near the palace in Mysore, India. It is one of the oldest and most popular zoos in India, and is home to a wide range of species. Mysore Zoo is one of the city’s most popular attractions.