Stay Close to Mysore’s Infosys Global Campus
The Country Inn & Suites is conveniently located near some of the most popular sites and attractions in Mysore, such as Mysore Palace, the scenic Mysore Zoo and the stunning Brindavan Gardens, where you can wander through the area’s lush natural surroundings and view beautiful animals. During your stay, enjoy convenient transportation options, such as the Mandakalli Airport (MYQ) just 20 kilometres away and the railway station 8.9 kilometres away. Before wrapping up your visit, be sure to visit notable local shrines like the 13th-century Chamundi Temple with an impressive 1,000-step staircase and Srirangapatna, the fortress city.
Popular area attractions include:
- Mysore Palace (10 km)
Rebuilt in 1912, Mysore Palace features a 145-foot tower, marble domes and decadent rooms that showcase treasures of the royal family.
- Jaganmohan Palace (10.3 km)
The palace hosts an art gallery containing one of the largest collections of artefacts in South India. Most of these artefacts are paintings. Most prominent are those by Raja Ravi Varma.
Brindavan Gardens (11.3 km)
World famous for its iconic symmetrical design, the Brindavan Gardens are a Mughal-style garden with fountains, water features, terraces, flowerbeds and more.
- St. Philomena's Cathedral (11.0 km)
This beautiful Cathedral was constructed in 1956 and is one of the largest churches in the country. It has been built in the Gothic style with beautiful stained glass windows and lofty towers. The illuminated church in the evening is a wonderful site not to be missed
- Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary (11.8 km)
Situated on the banks of the Cauvery is the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary. Home to native avian inhabitants, the sanctuary also attracts a large number of migratory birds each year from as far as Siberia, Australia and even North America.
- Mysore Zoo (12.2 km)
See exotic animals from India, Africa, Australia and beyond at this 250-acre zoo with natural habitats and lush vegetation.
- Melody World Wax Museum (13.7 km)
The Melody World Wax Museum showcases a large selection of more than 300 musical instruments and more than 100 life-like wax statues.
- Srirangapatna (16.2 km)
Once the capital of the Mysore state, this fortress city is an important religious site and is surrounded on all sides by the Cauvery River.
- Chamundi Temple (21 km)
Located at the top of the Chamundi Hills, this 13th-century temple is a magnificent shrine that can be seen from several places in the city. You can climb the 1,000 steps to the Nandi statue.
Other nearby attractions include:
- Gomateshvara Sculpture (67 km)
This statue, also known as Shravanabelagola or Lord Bahubali, measures 60 feet tall, and it was built according to Jain ethnicity. Situated at the top of Shravanabelagola Hill in the state of Karnataka, India, it is considered the world’s largest monolithic statue. Today the sculpture is a pilgrimage destination for the Jains.
- Bandipur Tiger Reserve (84 km)
The Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve is situated at 84 kilometres from Mysore en route to Ooty. It is one of the richest wildlife areas in the nation, noted for the intact assemblage of seven large ungulate species: chital, sambar, chousingha, gaur, muntjac, wild pig and elephant.
- Nagarahole National Park (85 km)
Nagarahole is named after Nagarahole, a winding river which runs eastwards through its centre. (The Cobra River in the local language, Kannada. It is one of the last remaining and best protected habitats for endangered species like the elephant and the tiger.
- Coorg "Coffee" Country (112 km)
Coorg, officially known as Kodagu, is the most affluent hill station in Karnataka. It is well known for its breathtakingly exotic scenery, including lush greenery, forest covered-hills, and spice and coffee plantations.
- Ooty Hill Station, nestled in the Nilgiri Hills (137 km)
Ooty, also known as Udhagamandalam, is a hill station in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. Surrounded by trees, central Ooty Lake is a huge artificial expanse of water with pleasure boats. On the slopes of nearby Elk Hill, the Rose Garden is home to over 2,000 varieties of roses. The Government Botanical Garden, created in the 19th century, features ferns, orchids and a prehistoric, fossilized tree.
Nearby transportation hubs:
- City Bus Station (8.3 km)
- Railway Station (8.9 km)
- Mandakalli Airport - MYQ (20 km)
- Namdroling Monastery
- Railway Museum
- Butterfly Park
- Folklore Museum
- Cauvery Nisargadhama
- Gaganchukki Falls
- Bharachukki Falls