There are a large number of hotels near Mysore Palace as it is the most famous attraction in the city. There are upscale as well as economy hotels near Mysore Palace as the footfall of tourists in the area is quite high. As an alternative, you can also go for economy hotels near Mysore Junction Railway Station, which is near the former royal residence. FabHotel Dawn and FabHotel Le Citi Inn are the best picks in this regard.
About Mysore Palace
The most famous landmark of the city, the humongous Mysore Palace was constructed between 1897 and 1912. This grand example of Indo-Saracenic architecture was designed by Henry Irwin, a prominent English architect of those times. Its Durbar Hall possesses intricately carved pillars and beautifully painted ceiling that are its main highlights. Likewise, Kalyana Mantapa or the Marriage Pavilion is known for its stained glasses and glazed tile flooring. However, the two biggest attractions of the palace are the golden throne, which is studded with precious jewels, and howdah made of gold.
Shopping and Restaurants near Mysore Palace
Due to the high footfall in the Mysore Palace area, there are loads of retail hubs nearby. New Lovely World Supermarket, Gujri Market, Mall of Mysore, Devaraja Market, Garuda Mall, Ashoka Road and BN Road are all easily accessible from hotels near Mysore Maharaja Palace. There is no dearth of places to dine at near the palace either, with restaurants serving delectable dishes from around the country. You can try Fish Land, Nalpak Restaurant, McDonald’s, Indra Café Paras, Mysore Nandhini Andhra Style Family Restaurant, Gufha, Hotel RRR, Supriya Hotel, Lakshman Mess, Shree Nanda Hotel and Ramya Drive In that are the most popular restaurants near Mysore Palace.
Tourist Attractions near Mysore Palace
Those who want to explore more of the city, can head to the following places of interest near the Mysore palace:
• Mysore Town Hall (280 m)
• Dufferin Clock Tower (600 m)
• Jaganmohan Palace (1 km)
• Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (1.2 km)
• Regional Museum of Natural History (2.7 km)
How to Reach Mysore Palace
All high-end and budget hotels near Mysore Palace are easily reachable from around the city, owing to the tourist significance of the palace. You can take buses and taxis from all parts of the city to come here. Mysore Central Bus Station is 1.1 km from the palace, whereas Mysore Junction Railway Station is 1.9 km away. Mysore has its own airport, but with limited connectivity. The nearest major air transit hub to Mysore Palace is the Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore, 181 km away. You can reach Bangalore from Mysore conveniently by road and rail. Among the most popular budget hotels in Bangalore are FabHotel IWE Studio and FabHotel Hiland Suites.