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Srikanta Datta Wadiyar remembered
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Srikanta Datta Wadiyar remembered

December 10, 2020

Mysore Palace Board Deputy Director T.S. Subramanya offering floral tributes to the samadhi of late Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar at Manuvana on Nanjangud Road on his 7th Death Anniversary this morning as others look on.

164 Palace staff test negative
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164 Palace staff test negative

October 14, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A free RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen Test were conducted for the staff of Mysore Palace in view of the beginning of the ten-day Dasara festival from Oct. 17 to 26. As many as 300 persons are working in various Departments in the Palace which includes Electrical, Civil and Horiculture, Police and Home Guards. Of…

Dasara-2020: Palace Board hands over Chamundeshwari idol to Muzrai
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Dasara-2020: Palace Board hands over Chamundeshwari idol to Muzrai

October 7, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The countdown began for inauguration of Dasara-2020 with traditional handing over of the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari, the presiding deity of Mysuru Royal family, to the Department of Muzrai by Mysore Palace Board here this morning. The ‘Panchaloha’ idol, which has been in the possession of Palace Board, was handed over by T.S. Subramanya,…

Tourist footfall amid COVID to Mysore Palace brings cheer
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Tourist footfall amid COVID to Mysore Palace brings cheer

September 17, 2020

10,537 tourists visit in August, 13,091 till Sept. 14; but only a handful of foreign nationals  Mysore/Mysuru: Despite many challenges surrounding inter-State travel amidst COVID contagion, the Mysore Palace has seen a big jump in tourist footfall since last month. This has brought cheers to tourism stakeholders who were worried about the sagging industry picking…

Painting work begins in Mysore Palace for Dasara
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Painting work begins in Mysore Palace for Dasara

August 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With 45 days left for the beginning of ten-day Dasara festival in Mysuru, painting of the outside building of Amba Vilas Palace has commenced. The State Government has decided to hold the Nada Habba in a simple manner in view of Covid-19. However, the Palace Board has allowed the painting work near the West…

Mysore Palace open for public on all days
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Mysore Palace open for public on all days

August 11, 2020

Sound & Light programme and Palace illumination suspended Mysore/Mysuru: Mysore Palace is open for public on all days including  Saturdays, Sundays and other public holidays since Aug. 8, according to the Palace Board Deputy Director T.S. Subramanya. The Palace will be open from 10 am to 5.30 pm.  However, the Sound and Light programme that…

Coronavirus scare hits city tourism
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Coronavirus scare hits city tourism

March 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: March-April is a peak time for Indians and foreigners to make travel plans. It is Spring in the northern hemisphere with a pleasant weather in many countries. In a few days, exams will also be over and schools will break for holidays. For the travel and tourism industry, the coronavirus or COVID-19 outbreak couldn’t…

Free masks to foreign tourists at Palace
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Free masks to foreign tourists at Palace

March 4, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Following COVID-19 scare, the Mysore Palace Board has decided to give free masks to foreign tourists and to visitors on request. The Board has also decided to open a healthcare centre to help tourists complaining of fever or any other illness to undergo free check-up. Over 8,000 tourists including 100-150 foreigners visit the Palace…

4 lakh flowers replaced at Winter Fest Flower Show
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4 lakh flowers replaced at Winter Fest Flower Show

December 29, 2019

Mysuru: Flower Show inside Mysore Palace premises is the main attraction this year, but most of the flowers were withering down due to hot mid-day weather.  In an effort to restore the freshness of these flowers, more than 4 lakh flowers at the venue were replaced and overhauled with new ones on Saturday. Floral replicas…

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