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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…

Winter Carnival inside Palace amidst floral models
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Winter Carnival inside Palace amidst floral models

December 25, 2019

The Palace Flower Show was the ‘show-stopper’ of the 10-day Winter Festival that kicked off in city yesterday. Mysuru District Minister V. Somanna and MLA G.T. Devegowda (GTD) inaugurated the Flower Show. The iconic Mysore Palace was abuzz with activity since 3 pm, hours before the Flower Show began. While local residents queued up before…

Mysore Palace elephant mahout falls to death
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Mysore Palace elephant mahout falls to death

July 9, 2019

Mysuru: A mahout of Mysore Palace elephant Ruby died after he fell from the elephant yesterday.  He was taking the elephant on a walk. The deceased has been identified as 38-year-old Kalappa and he was admitted to K.R. Hospital as he had sustained severe injuries.  Kalappa is a native of Hosahalli village in H.D. Kote…

Tests conducted for Mysore Palace Guides
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Tests conducted for Mysore Palace Guides

July 2, 2019

The written test and oral test for 12 private Guides of Mysore Palace was held at the Palace Board office on Monday. The Tests were conducted by KSOU and Mysore University lecturers Dr. Shelvapillai Iyengar, Dr. L.N. Swamy and Dr. Rohitha Eshwar. Palace Board Dy. Director T.S. Subramanya supervised the tests.

Mysore Palace Board website glitch hits online ticketing system
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Mysore Palace Board website glitch hits online ticketing system

August 2, 2018

Mysuru:  Online ticketing facility has been affected following a glitch in the Mysore Palace Board website since yesterday. Star of Mysore office received many calls from tourists since last evening with the callers complaining that the website www.mysorepalace.gov.in which used to provide e-ticketing facility was defunct. Future Design Technologies had designed and upgraded the interactive…

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