Thanjavur Palace

The Thanjavur Maratha Palace Complex, known locally as Aranmanai, was the official residence of the Bhonsle family who ruled over the Tanjore region from 1674 to 1855. The palace is a mixed bag of ruin and renovation, superb art and random royal paraphernalia. The maze-like complex was constructed […]

Chamundi Hill

Chamundi Hill is a perfect half day excursion from Mysore for anyone spending any significant time in and around the city.  To reach the summit of the hill you have two options; either drive straight up to the summit, or alternatively park near the bottom of the hill […]

Srirangapatna

Srirangapatna (also spelled Shrirangapattana; anglicized to Seringapatam during the British Raj) is a town in Mandya district of the Indian state of Karnataka. This is an island citadel on the Kaveri River beside the Bangalore road, just 15km northeast of Mysore. The name of the island is derived […]