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Karanji Lake - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Karanji Lake

This lake was built as a percolation tank by the Mysore king, to serve as a drinking water source for the residents. Now the lake is part of the Mysore Zoo.

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Attractions Near Karanji Lake

Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

One of the best and huge Zoological gardens in India. Maharaja Chamaraja Wodayar establised this zoo in the year of 1892 for the Royals. Furthermore after the attainment of freeedom, it was handed over to the department of parks and gardens of the state government.

Mysuru Sand Sculpture Museum

Mysuru Sand Sculpture Museum

1.27km from Karanji Lake

Spread over an area of 13, 500 sq ft. This museum attracts tourists from all over the world because of its uniqueness of being the only museum in India that is dedicated to sand sculptures.

Mysore Palace

Mysore Palace

2.02km from Karanji Lake

Mysore Palace is a historical palace and the Royal residence of the Wodayar Dynasty. Now one of the most famous tourist attraction in India after Tajmahal.

Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery And Auditorium

A magnificent palace adding the royal grandeur of this city of Palace, Mysore is the Jaganmohan Palace. During the rule of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, this palace with its three stories has been converted into an art gallery, named as Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery, displaying a rich collection of paintings by various known artists.

St. Philomena's Cathedral

St. Philomena's Cathedral

2.63km from Karanji Lake

Recognized as the second tallest church of Asia. One of the important historical sites in Mysore. The church is beautiful and one of the most distinctive landmarks of the city.

Sri Nandi Temple

Sri Nandi Temple

2.66km from Karanji Lake

Also called as Nandi durg or Nandibetta. This is a famous slope fortification in the Chikkaballapur region. This place is located nearby the Chamundi hills.

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