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10 Places for Children in Mysuru

Updated on January 11, 2018
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A Giraffe in Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

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Children Deserve to be Joyful

Evangelical Christian pastor, author, educator, and radio preacher Charles Rozell Swindoll once said, "Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children." Mysuru gives you many opportunities to deposit joy in the memory bank of your child.

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How to Reach Mysuru?

Mysuru is a well-connected city. It has an airport (IATA Code: MYQ), a railway station (Mysore Junction) and a bus station (Mysore KSRTC Bus Stand).

Hotels in Mysuru

5-Star Hotels
4-Star Hotels
3-Star Hotel
2-Star Hotel
The Quorum Hotel
Radisson Blu Plaza
Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel
Hotel Maurya Residency
Grand Mercure Mysuru
Fortune JP Palace
Ginger Hotel
Aishwarya Suites
 
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson
The Atrium Boutique Hotel
Hotel Ruchi the Prince

Mysuru for Child Tourists

Here are some popular tourist attractions for children in Mysuru.

Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

More than 20,000 people visit this 157-acre clean and well-maintained zoo. Established in the year of 1892 by Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar, this popular zoo houses various life forms, including elephants, giraffes, anacondas, lions, zebras, rhinoceros, tigers and baboons. It is one of the major Mysore attractions for children.

Baboon in Mysuru Zoo

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GRS Fantasy Park

This popular national award winning amusement park offers rides, slides, playgrounds and an old-fashioned carousel. Jal Tharang or Wave Pool is the main attraction of the park.

Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum

This unique sand sculpture museum has more than 150 beautiful sculptures in 16 themes, including education, mythology, public awareness and emotions. This is India's first sand sculpture museum.

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Brindavan Gardens

This beautiful terrace garden is located just one level below the Krishna Raja Sagara Dam, a gravity dam that impounds River Kaveri. Lush green lawns, beautiful flowers and fountains in this ornamental garden enchant your child.

Well maintained garden. One of the very attractive tourist places for Mysore visitors. Very vast. Situated just on the side of kaveri river dam makes it more beautiful. In the night at 7, they have musical fountain show of 10 minutes. Boat rides also available.

— Aditya Tiwari, a tourist

Railway Museum

Established by the Indian Railways in 1979, this museum exhibits vintage locomotives. Galleries depict the growth of Indian Railways. Your child will enjoy the toy train ride here.

Planet Earth Aquarium

Housing around 100 Aquariums with about 150 varieties of fishes, the Planet Earth Aquarium is a popular tourist attraction in Mysuru. It is located behind Infosys.

Regional Museum of Natural History

This well-maintained tourist-friendly museum was inaugurated on 20th May 1995. One of the regional units of the National Museum of Natural History, this museum was established to spread awareness about environment and its conservation. It features exhibits on plants, animals and geology of South India.

Jaganmohan Palace

If your children have an artistic bent of mind, take them to Jaganmohan Palace. This magnificent palace, which is an art gallery, displays works of Gunoy, Rembrandt, Aless Caddy, Titan, Nikolai Roerich ans other reputed artists.

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Opp City Bus Stand, Jagan Mohan Palace Road, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka 570024, India
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Mall of Mysore

Mall of Mysore is the largest shopping mall in Mysuru. If you want to take your child for a movie, get some ice cream or sweets for your child, or do some shopping for yourself and other family members, this mall is just right for you. It has a four-screen INOX multiplex, a bowling alley and many retail outlets.

Wet Pets Aquarium

Located in Vidyaranyapuram, this aquarium houses many varieties of fish including harlequin rasbora, lamp eye, black Beckford pencil, cherry barb, purple emperor tetra, black phantom tetra, jumbo neon tetra, rubby barb, pristilla tetra, Colombian tetra, neon tetra, rosey tetra, ember tetra, albino pristilla tetra, black ghost, Swabwa, Denisoni, chakar barb, red Beckford pencil, siamese algae eater, Gold Algae Eater and Congo tetra.

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.

— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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