Uncover the best things to do in Mysuru

Situated in the center of the city, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Mysore sits adjacent to exciting things to do, including the Mysore Race Club and Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Golf Club. If you prefer a more low-key diversion, there is Inox Cinemas at the neighboring Mall of Mysore. History and cultural buffs will want to carve out time to visit area treasures like Jaganmohan Palace, the revered Chamundeshwari Temple with its 1,000-step staircase, and the Mughal-inspired Brindavan Gardens. Mysore Zoo, considered one of the best family-friendly activities in Mysuru, is just steps from your room or suite. Want to try something you can’t do anywhere else? Spend an afternoon shopping for silk sarees at one of the city’s markets or schedule a guided day trip to Bandipur Tiger Reserve.

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Bandipur Tiger Reserve

39.98 mi / 64.34 km from the hotel
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.

Brindavan Gardens

10.48 mi / 16.87 km from the hotel
World-famous for their iconic symmetrical design, these Mughal-style gardens offer an inviting oasis with fountains, water features, terraces, flower beds, and more.

Chamundeshwari Temple

2.13 mi / 3.43 km from the hotel
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.

Jaganmohan Palace

1.18 mi / 1.9 km from the hotel
This palace hosts an art gallery containing one of the largest collections of artifacts in South India. The exhibition, which features mostly paintings, contains some very prominent works by Raja Ravi Varma.

Melody World Wax Museum

0.9 mi / 1.45 km from the hotel
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.

Mysuru Zoo

0.32 mi / 0.52 km from the hotel
See exotic animals from Africa, Australia, India, and beyond at this 250-acre zoo with natural habitats and lush vegetation.

Nagarahole National Park

41.15 mi / 66.22 km from the hotel
This national park is named after Nagarahole, also known as Cobra, a winding river that runs eastward through the center of the park. It is one of the last remaining and best-protected habitats for endangered species like the elephant and the tiger.

St. Philomena Cathedral

1.67 mi / 2.69 km from the hotel
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.

Shravanabelagola

40.32 mi / 64.89 km from the hotel
Home to the world's largest monolithic statue, Shravanabelagola is a popular Jain pilgrimage center. Also known as Lord Bahubali, Gommateshwara is depicted in a figure that measures 18 meters tall and is situated at the top of Vindhyagiri Hill.

Devaraja Market

1.23 mi / 1.99 km from the hotel
Hunt for bargains at this popular shopping area in Mysuru. The city is famous for its sandalwood products, silk sarees, sweets, and crafts, which make for excellent souvenirs and gifts.

Mysore Palace

0.96 mi / 1.55 km from the hotel
Explore the capacious halls, colossal courtyards, and incredible gardens in the palace that shows how the ruling dynasty of the kingdom, the Wadiyars, lived for more than 500 years.
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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

8.74 mi / 14.07 km from the hotel
This nature reserve is the home to more than 170 species of bird, including pelicans, storks, and herons. Hire a boat and sail through the waters of the inlet, but watch out for crocodiles!