Hotel Govardhan

Sri Harsha Road, Mysore, Karnataka, 570 001, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Mysore

How many Indians....

A travel blog entry by lick


... there will almost always be a separate cashier sat behind a desk all day armed with a calculator and a carbon copy pad. This over staffing extends way beyond just the catering industry and into most Indian high street businesses. There will be an owner who is never off his mobile phone, a manager standing around checking the rest of the staff are doing their jobs properly, a multitude of salesmen, waiters, etc who do most of the work, a 'boy' (actually in his 20s) who ...


A travel blog entry by escape_the_race


... given tea and collapsed into a welcomingly decent room and slept. Awakening a few hours later we were conscious we had limited time so set off from the hotel to explore. Mysore was to provide us the best weather so far but also being a city and somewhat off the main tourist trail it also provided the most immediate and ongoing attention from Tuk-Tuk drivers and touts who would strike up a conversation and proceed to accompany you on your journey. Offering ...

The perfumed city.

A travel blog entry by vagabondtour


... lined main streets but as with all of India lots of litter.

The Palace is quite impressive and was rebuilt in the early 1900's after it was burnt down when a fire got out of hand in the kitchen. Unfortunately one is not allowed to take photos of the interior but I did manage to sneak a few. It is a great mix of British and Indian architecture. Well worth the few hours wandering around.

As usual got totally lost on the way back but eventually ...

Mysore - Southern India

A travel blog entry by colettels


... inch is decorated but again no photos allowed inside. Hyder Ali, his wife and Tipu Sultan are all buried in an ornate mausoleum, the Gumbaz. I started the day with a visit to Chamundi Hill (1062m) which looms over Mysore. The place was heaving with pilgrims visiting the Sri Chamundeswari Temple. Some of them had climbed the 1000 steps bending to anoint each step with turmeric. I spiralled up and back down again in a Toyota ...

Time Travel through Mysore

A travel blog entry by gonzalogirado


... who was in India doing some more Yoga training. We find a hotel for ten dollars a night and settle down and relax before venturing out into the city. We decide to visit the Mysore Palace first. Once we reach the gate of the palace, I manage to get the local price of 40 cents to get in compared to the five dollars for foreigners due to the student ID from the university and my seemingly Indian look, this seems to make up for being ripped off everywhere else and I get a feeling ...

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This hotel, located on Sri Harsha Road, Mysore, is near Vrindavan Garden, Srirangapatna, Somnathpur Temples, and Halebidu Temple.
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