Rail Museum Mysuru - Things to Know Before Visiting
KRS Rd, Opp. CFTRI, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysuru, Karnataka 570005, India
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About Rail Museum Mysuru
The Mysore rail museum is the second of its kind in India, right after the national railways' museum of Delhi. the museum mainly depicts the journey and the development of the Indian railways through the opulent collection of photographs and the various other items.
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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.
Spread over around 58 hectares with a shoreline of roughly five kilometers in Manasagangothri. It is a J shaped lake constructed in 1864, the lakes was the brainchild of Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar.
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.
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.
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.
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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Capital of the old royal Mysore province.
What Visitors Say About Rail Museum Mysuru
This main attraction of this museum is luxurious rail coach used by the queen of Mysore. The museum is pretty small but filled with old coaches and locomotives from the southern railways of India. They also have a toy train that runs in circles through the museum that you could ride on. One of the posters in the museum had information about the most scenic routes of Indian railways, something to explore in the future.