Everything You Need To Know About Mysore Brindavan Gardens

Brindavan Gardens is one of the most famous gardens in South India. The Garden is situated at Mysore, in the state of Karnataka. The garden is built on the foot of Krishnarajasagara dam across Kaveri river. the Garden work was started in 1927 and was completed in 1932. Around 20 lacks tourists visits Brindavan every year.

 Brindavan Gardens

Brindavan Gardens is spread across an area of around Sixty Acres of Land. The Garden is well maintained by ‘Cauvery Niravari Nigama’ (Cauvery Irrigation Department), a Karnataka Government enterprise. A Fruit orchard spread across 75 acres of land is situated next to the Brindavan Garden. There are two horticultural farms situated close the Garden at Mysore. One is Nagavana Farm spread across 30 acres of land and the second one is Chandravana Farm spread across 5 acres of land.

Stone inscriptions at Brindavan Gardens

The garden is laid as a layer of 3 terraces. Water fountains are the main speciality of this garden, along with beautiful flowering plants and foliage plants. Shrubs are clipped in the shape of animals. passageways are shaped into pergolas. Topiary plants adds beauty to the park. Gazebos across the garden gives a wide view of the gardens.

Musical fountain is the main attraction of the Brindavan Gardens. Fountain waters synchronized to Music is very much enjoyed by tourists. All this makes Brindavan Gardens among the best places to visit in Mysore.
Boating facilities are available inside the Lake at the Gardens.

Entry Timings and Admission Fee at Brindavan Gardens

Week Days from 6.00 am to 8.00 pm
Music Fountain Show Timings:
Week Days from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm.
Saturdays and Sundays from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm.

Admission Fee is Rupees 15 per person for Adults and rupees
5 per person for Children (Age:5-10 Yrs).

How to I Go to Brindavan Gardens?

Mysore is well connected by road, train and flight services to the rest of the country. The Garden is at around 21 kilometers from the Famous Mysore Palace.

Is There Any Good Hotels near Mysore Brindavan Gardens?

There are many good hotels in Mysore city. Some of the leading Mysore hotels are The Gateway Hotel Bangalore (Taj Hotel), Fortune JP Palace, Hotel Ruchi the Prince,Hotel Olive Residency, etc, to name a few.

Mysore Palace

Mysore Palace or the ‘Amba Vilas Palace’ as it is known officially, is the official residential palace of the Wodeyars, the erstwhile royal family of the Princely state of Mysore in Karnataka State, India.

Mysore Palace
Front view of Mysore Palace, India (also known as Ambavilas Palace)

Mysore Palace is one of the many Palaces found in and around Mysore. It is a major tourist attraction which is a three storied stoned structure that blends together Hindu, Muslim, Rajput, and Gothic styles of architecture. Mysore Palace is considered as a masterpiece in Indo Saracenic architecture.

This palace is one of the most visited India tourist places with lacks of people visiting the Mysore palace every year. South India tourism packages during Dessara season normally includes a visit to Mysore palace and the Brindavan Gardens at Mysore. General public can enter the palace and enjoy the architecture and the beauty of this palace by paying a small entry fee.

‘Wodeyars’ were the rulers of the Mysore princely state for centuries till Indian independence. They made Mysore their capital in the 14th century and the current Mysore palace construction was started in 1897 and completed in 1912. The current palace was renovated in 1940.

This Palace at Mysore is famous for the Desara festival (mostly in September/October). On the tenth day of Desara festival, there is parade with caparisoned elephants and other floats, which make it very colorful and is now an integral part of Mysore culture and is a highlight of the Karnataka tourism festival. Mysore tourism industry will be at its best during the Desara festival  season.

Does this entice you to go for a Mysore palace virtual tour and enjoy the beauty of this magnificent royal palace sitting in the comforts of your room?

How do I Go to Mysore Palace?

Mysore palace is in  the heart of Mysore city, the second biggest city in the state of Karnataka. It is well connected by road and rail. Mysore railway station is the nearest railway station to Mysore palace. Bangalore alias Bangaluru airport at 140 kilometers distance is the nearest airport. The Group of Monuments at the temple town of Hampi,  is at 420 kilometers distance.

Mysore Hotels Near Mysore Palace?

There are many hotels in MysoreMysore fortune Palace is a leading hotel from ITC, one of the largest Indian hotel companies. Some other hotel groups which operates at Mysore are Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Mysore, The Kings Sanctuary, The Lalitha Mahal Palace, Hotel Sandesh the Prince. These are a few high end hotels in Mysore.

Some other Mysore Hotels like Sandesh the prince allows advance reservations up to one year and one month in advance.

Aishwarya Residency near the bus terminus, Blue Moon Residency, BTC Comforts, Hotel Luciya International, etc, are some of the hotels in Mysore with affordable hotel prices.

There are many cheap hotels with affordable rates. There are many cheap hotel rooms also. Cheap motels are also available on the highway side little away from the city.