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Attractions to explore near St. Philomena's Cathedral

St. Philomena's CathedralLourdes Nagar, Ashoka Rd, Lashkar Mohalla, Lourdu Nagar, Mandi Mohalla, Mysuru, Karnataka 570001, India

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.

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Rail Museum1.71 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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.

Mysore Palace1.80 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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 Auditorium1.83 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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.

Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)2.19 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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.

Karanji Lake2.63 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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.

Kukkarahalli Lake3.25 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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.

Mysuru Sand Sculpture Museum3.89 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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.

Sri Nandi Temple4.74 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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.

Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Temple5.57 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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.

Scott's Bungalow10.29 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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 Temple10.85 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary11.49 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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.

Balmuri Falls11.80 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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.

Triveni Sangama11.85 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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

Tipu's Death place12.01 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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

Tipu Sultan Fort12.03 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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.

Brindavan Gardens14.56 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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

Kunti Betta21.27 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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 Reservoir23.16 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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

Chunchanakatte Waterfalls44.40 KMs away from St. Philomena's Cathedral

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.