Stay near Infosys in the Hebbal Electric City
The Country Inn & Suites is conveniently located near some of the most popular sites and attractions in Mysore, such as the Mysore Palace, the scenic Mysuru Zoo and the family-friendly Melody World Wax Museum. Spend a day strolling through the stunning Brindavan Gardens for a peaceful getaway, or head to the Infosys campus to take care of business. If you’d like to visit cities like Coorg or Ooty Hill Station, use public transportation at the railway station, only 20 minutes away. Before wrapping up your visit, be sure to visit notable local landmarks like the 13th-century Chamundeshwari Temple. When it’s time to leave, you can easily catch a flight at the MYQ airport, a 30-minute drive from the hotel.
- Srirangapatna (16.2 km, 20 minutes)
Once the capital of the Mysore state, this fortress city is an important religious site and is surrounded on all sides by the Kaveri River.
- Coorg (112 km, 2.5 hours)
Coorg, officially known as Kodagu, is the most affluent hill station in Karnataka. It is well known for its breathtaking and exotic scenery, including lush greenery, forest-covered hills, and spice and coffee plantations.
- Udhagamandalam (Ooty Hill Station) (137 km, 4 hours)
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 an artificial expanse of water that’s perfect for leisurely boat rides. On the slopes of nearby Elk Hill, the Rose Garden is home to more than 2,000 varieties of roses. The Government Botanical Garden, created in the nineteenth century, features ferns, orchids, and a prehistoric fossilised tree.
Museums and Tours
- Mysore Palace (10 km, 20 minutes)
Built in 1897 and reconstructed in 1912, Mysore Palace features a 44-metre tower, marble domes and lavish rooms that showcase treasures of the royal family.
- Jaganmohan Palace (10.3 km, 20 minutes)
This palace hosts an art gallery containing one of the largest collections of artefacts in South India. The exhibition, which features mostly paintings, contains some very prominent works by Raja Ravi Varma.
- Melody World Wax Museum (13.7 km, 20 minutes)
The Melody World Wax Museum showcases a large selection of 300 musical instruments and more than 100 life-like statues, all fashioned out of wax. Be sure to check out the sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi.
Parks and Animal Sanctuaries
- Brindavan Gardens (11.3 km, 20 minutes)
World-famous for its iconic symmetrical design, these Mughal-style gardens offer an inviting oasis with fountains, water features, terraces, flower beds and more.
- Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary (11.8 km, 15 minutes)
Situated on the banks of the Kaveri, the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is home to a wide range of 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.
- Mysuru Zoo (12.2 km, 25 minutes)
See exotic animals from Africa, Australia, India and beyond at this 250-acre zoo with natural habitats and lush vegetation.
- Bandipur Tiger Reserve (84 km, 2 hours)
The Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve is one of the richest wildlife areas in the nation, noted for its intact assemblage of seven large ungulate species: chital, sambar, chousingha, gaur, muntjac, wild pig and elephant.
- Nagarahole National Park (85 km, 2 hours)
This national park is named after Nagarahole, also known as Cobra, a winding river that runs eastward through the centre of the park. It is one of the last remaining and best protected habitats for endangered species like the elephant and the tiger.
- Saint Philomena Cathedral (11.0 km, 20 minutes)
One of the largest churches in the country, the Gothic-style Saint Philomena Cathedral was built in 1956. Stop by during the day to view its gorgeous stained-glass windows, or visit in the evening when the entire structure is illuminated.
- Chamundeshwari Temple (21 km, 35 minutes)
Located at the top of the Chamundi Hills, this 13th-century temple is a magnificent shrine that’s easily visible throughout the city. If you’re physically able, climb the 1,000-step staircase to see the Nandi statue.
- Shravanabelagola (67 km, 2 hours)
Also known as Lord Bahubali, this awe-inspiring Jainist sculpture measures 18 metres tall. Situated at the top of Shravanabelagola Hill in the state of Karnataka, it is considered the world’s largest monolithic statue. The sculpture is also a modern pilgrimage destination for followers of the Jain faith.
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