Mysore, which is officially renamed as Mysuru, is the second largest city in Karnataka. The city has a cluster of tourist attractions from temples and palaces to museums and gardens. Travelling with kids to all these places may not be a great idea, as they would not enjoy every place that you choose to visit.
Here are some of the places to visit in Mysore with kids. Let them have fun!
GRS Fantasy Park
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GRS Fantasy Park
Location: Off KRS Road, Metagalli
GRS Fantasy Park is an amusement park that kids would love visiting. There are exciting rides like Caterpillar, Baby Train, Mini Aqua Bowl, Ramp Slide, etc. which can be enjoyed by children. For adults, the park offers thrill rides like Columbia, Dragon's Den, Freefall Crazy Cruise, etc.
Location: Zoo Walk Path Rd, Indira Nagar
Mysore Zoo is one of the oldest and most popular zoos in India. The zoo is home to a wide range of animals and birds that include anacondas, tigers, zebras and baboons. The zoo is located around 3km away from the city bus stand.
The Rail Museum in Mysore
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Location: KRS Rd, Medar Block, Yadavagiri
The Rail Museum is another attraction in Mysore that you can visit with your kids. The museum has exhibits that include vintage locomotives and a toy train. Kids would find it very informative and exciting at the same time taking a tour of the museum.
The impressive structure of Mysore Palace
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Location: Sayyaji Rao Rd
Mysore Palace is one of the top attractions of the city. With its sprawling structure and the stunning architecture, a visit to the palace will be a memorable experience for both kids and adults alike. The carved rosewood doors and the painted ceilings are among the highlights of the palace. A walk near the palace at night is also worth trying, as the palace would be bright and lit up during nights.
Happy Man Park
Location: Near Kamakshi Hospital, Saraswathipuram
Happy Man Park is one of the est hangout places for kids and those who travel in groups. The park has a mini zoo, a play area for kids and you can see ducks and hen roaming around you stroll through the park. It is a great pace to unwind your stress and have a beautiful evening with your loved ones.
Location: KRS Dam Road, Krishna Raja Sagar Dam
Brindavan Gardens is known for its musical fountain which kids would love. This light and music show is the major highlight of the garden, which happens every evening.
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