Mysore or Mysuru is a historical heritage city in the India’s southwestern Karnataka state. It has a typical old and charming atmosphere to sink in with the lifestyle. Mysore’s top attractions include Mysore Palace, Somnathpur Temple, Mysore Zoo, Railway Museum, Chamundi Hills and Karanji Lake. The distance between Bangalore and Mysore is around 150 kilometres; hence you have a full day to make great pit stops and enjoy all possible routes to the fullest. Mysore was the capital of the Kingdom of Mysore from 1399 to 1947. In its center is opulent Mysore Palace, seat of the former ruling Wodeyar dynasty. The palace blends Hindu, Islamic, Gothic and Rajput styles. Mysore is also home to the centuries-old Devaraja Market, filled with spices, silk and sandalwood.