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Attractions to explore near Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)Zoo Main Road, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka 570010, India

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.

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Mysore Palace0.98 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

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.

Karanji Lake1.09 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

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.

Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery And Auditorium1.58 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

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.

Mysuru Sand Sculpture Museum2.16 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

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.

St. Philomena's Cathedral2.19 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

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 Temple2.55 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

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.

Rail Museum2.72 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

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.

Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Temple3.38 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

Named after the goddess Chamundi. This temple situated at the top of the Chamundi hill. The main hill itself features an ancient stone stairway of 1008 steps. We can see the entire Mysuru city from this hilltop.

Kukkarahalli Lake3.72 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

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.

Scott's Bungalow12.19 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

This was the residence of the Col. Scott, an officer of the Madras army who took part in the siege of Seringapatam in 1799.

Venugopala Swamy Temple12.75 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

Huge example of Hoysala architecture in Karnataka, India whiichwas built in 12th century AD.

Triveni Sangama13.33 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

This is the confluence of three holy rivers. Kaveri,Lokapavani and Hemavathi river which is located in Srirangapatna, Mandya.

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary13.62 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

The bird sanctuary named after Sri Ranganatha Swamy is an island on the river Cauvery and it is spread on an area of 40 acres. the sanctuary includes 6 islands and was declared as a bird sanctuary in 1940.

Tipu Sultan Fort13.93 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

Located in Srirangaptna. The fort believed to have been built by thimmana nayaka. The fort is fully fortified and the architecture was modified with the help of French architects to meet the growing needs of saving against invaders.

Balmuri Falls13.93 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

Balmuri falls is a small water cascade located at Srirangapatna, India. Though known as a waterfall, it is a human-made check dam over the Cauvery river.

Tipu's Death place13.93 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

This is a Muslim mausoleum at the centre of a landscaped garden, holding the graves of Tippu sultan , his father and mother.

Brindavan Gardens16.57 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

Huge and beautiful garden located in the Mandya district adjoined with the Krishnaraja Sagara dam

Kunti Betta23.24 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

Kunti betta is two rocky hills surrounded by paddy fields, sugarcane and coconut trees in the Pandavapura of Mandya district. Historically important place.

Krishnaraja Sagara Reservoir25.01 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

The life-giving reservoir of the Mysore and Mandya districts. The dam is named after the ruler of the Mysore kingdom Krishnaraja Wodayar.

Chunchanakatte Waterfalls45.93 KMs away from Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

Here the Kaveri river cascades from a height of about 20 meters. The uniqueness of this place is that sound can be heard all over. There is also a temple beside this waterfall.