The Mysore Palace is also known as Amba Vilas Palace. It is a historical palace and a royal residence (house). It is located in Mysore, Karnataka. It used to be the official residence of the Wadiyar dynasty and the seat of the Kingdom of Mysore.
The palace is in the centre of Mysore, and faces the Chamundi Hills eastward. Mysore is commonly described as the ‘City of Palaces’, and there are seven palaces including this one. However, the Mysore Palace refers specifically to the one within the new fort.
The top attractions to visit in Mysuru (Mysore) are:
- Mysuru Palace.
- Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens.
- Somnathpur Temple.
- Devaraja Market.
How far is Mysore Palace from Station?
Distance between Mysore Railway Station and Mysore Palace is 1.4 KM / 0.9 miles.
The nearest major airport to Mysore is the new Bangalore International Airport, which is about 170 kilometres away.
You can also take the bus from Kempegowda Bus Station in Majestic (near the Bangalore City Railway Station) to Mysore.