Mysuru is a small city, in comparison with other Metropolitan Indian cities. Mysuru is the largest non-metro city of India. In popularity, it beats all other major cities of this country. The climate, the people here, the places of interest in and around the city, the food one gets – everything is royal!
Lakes, Gardens, beautiful mansions, majestic palaces, zoos, hill stations, wildlife sanctuaries, museums, resorts – Mysuru has got everything that a tourist longs for. It is also the perfect place to experience the elegance of the south Indian cuisine.
Famous for Sandalwood crafts, a fine variety of silk called by its name – Mysore Silk, Mysore Betel leaves, a unique variety of bananas known as Nanjangud Rasabale, a locally grown jasmine called Mysuru Mallige with a very strong and long lasting fragrance, Mysore Rosewood Inlay Craft, World’s first and only Bathing soap made of 100% pure Sandalwood oil – Mysore Sandal Soap, world famous mouth watering delicacy – MysorePak, a special variety of Karnataka classical string instrument – Mysore Veena, Intricate 2D Mysore style paintings; Are all geographically indicated by the government of India as indigenous products of Mysore, boasts of the natural and cultural richness the region has. Mysore has this highest Geographical Indications in her name in the country!
Mysuru city is the headquarters to the Mysore revenue and tourism district as well as Mysore Division, which comprises of Mysuru, Chamarajanagar, Chikmagalur, Coorg, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Mandya and Udupi districts. These 8 districts are fondly called by Kannadigas as “Old Mysore Region.” As the second largest city of Karnataka with a population of more than 1 million, it holds a very important place in the history and economy of the state and as well as south India. Infact, the state of Karnataka was called as Mysore State until 1973.
Voice of Mysuru is a website born out of pure love towards the cultural capital of Karnataka state – the heritage city of Mysuru, popularly known as Mysore.
Voice of Mysuru is the product of Mr Achyuta K Raj – a proud Mysurean and a student of JSS Science & Technology University, working non-profit to promote the online presence of Mysuru, to preserve and showcase its heritage to the world and to accelerate the infrastructural development of the region, thereby contributing a little to uplift the economy of the Mysuru.