Bangalore to Mysore Weekend Holiday Packages
Mysore holiday packages from Bangalore for your weekend trip
Shopping in Mysore is an unusual and wonderful experience. There are dozens of bazaars and shopping areas flooded with beautiful silk saris, sandalwood artifacts and innumerable stone carvings with loads of bargaining opportunities. Mysore is popular for its handicrafts made of sandalwood and rosewood and you can head out to Sayyaji Rao Road for the same. Visit the Kaveri Emporium on Sayyaji Rao Road or head out to the little streets and by lanes that offer some exciting bargains. You can get your hands on some intricately designed handicrafts which local craftsmen chisel out of sandalwood. Don't forget to get home some authentic sandal wood oil that has phenomenal healing qualities and is widely used in Ayurveda. Another popular item which attracts many of the tourists to the shopping areas of Mysore is its hand woven silk garments and saris. Vibrant colors and exquisite motifs adorn the silk saris of Mysore. Silk shops are located along Devaraj Urs Road which is one of the most interesting shopping streets. Visit Krishnaraja Circle which is at the inter-section of Sayyaji Rao Road, Albert Victor Road and Devaraj Urs Road, which are some of the best shopping centers. Do not forget to visit the colorful Mysore City Market, a place that still preserves its original grandeur. During the festive season the market is a colourful array of exhibits. Get your hands on the extremely aromatic Mysore jasmine flowers, also called "Mysooru Mallige" in Kannada, this beautiful flower is aromatic in nature.
Weekend Getaways in India