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Vistas of Mysore Sand Museum

Written By: Manoj Menon

Mysore is the cultural capital of Karnataka and the second largest city in the state. It is a famous tourist destination in South India known for its opulent and royal ambience. The old world charm of Mysore city along with its well-manicured gardens, heritage mansions and shady avenues leave an everlasting memory in the minds of its visitors.

Of the many attractions that pull tourists here special mention must be made of the Mysore Sand Museum where in sand artist M N Gauri has created several sand sculpture that are sure to leave visitors absolutely spellbound. Don't believe us? Well, here is a pictorial tour of a few sculptures made by this artist here.

Lord Ganesha
  

Lord Ganesha

The sculpture of the lord enjoying his sweets made out of sand.

Photo Courtesy: Arjun Radhakrishnan

 

Wildlife
  

Wildlife

Sculptures of various animals made from sand.

Photo Courtesy: Arjun Radhakrishnan

 

Christmas
  

Christmas

The sculpture of Santa Claus and toys bringing in the festive spirit.

Photo Courtesy: Arjun Radhakrishnan

 

Desert Magic
  

Desert Magic

A family with their camel enjoying some music.

Photo Courtesy: Arjun Radhakrishnan

 

Arabian Nights
  

Arabian Nights

A dacoit riding a horse with his sword drawn.

Photo Courtesy: Arjun Radhakrishnan

 

Oceanus
  

Oceanus

The various creatures of the deep blue see along with King Triton and Ariel.

Photo Courtesy: Arjun Radhakrishnan

 

Egyptian Pharoah
  

Egyptian Pharoah

A sculpture of the Egyptian Pharoah with his royal emblem.

Photo Courtesy: Arjun Radhakrishnan

 

Monsterous Face
  

Monsterous Face

A sand sculpture of a demon's face.

Photo Courtesy: Arjun Radhakrishnan

 

Arjuna's Chariot
  

Arjuna's Chariot

The sand sculpture of the horses that pulled Arjuna's chariot during Mahabharata.

Photo Courtesy: Arjun Radhakrishnan

 

Mysore Dasara
  

Mysore Dasara

A sculpture depicting the procession of elephants during Mysore Dasara.

Photo Courtesy: Arjun Radhakrishnan

 

Laughing Buddha
  

Laughing Buddha

Admire how the sculptor has perfectly portrayed the expression of laughing Buddha on sand.

Photo Courtesy: Arjun Radhakrishnan

 

Mystic Being
  

Mystic Being

Let the intricate artwork leave you speechless.

Photo Courtesy: Arjun Radhakrishnan

 

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