PASSPORT:To avoid tourist to stand in queue for purchasing
prescribed entrance ticket at different tourist
spots, as done in previous years, This year also
Tourism Passport will be provided to the tourists
visiting Mysore during Dasara Festivities. Tourists
with these passports, entrance would be free of cost
at the following destinations like Chamundi Hill,
Mysore Zoo, Karanji Tank Garden, Mysore Palaces,
Ranganthittu Bird's Sanctuary and KRS. Thus reducing
the time and strain.
For further details call
0821-2418888 / 3205888/3203888
Timings : 10 AM to 5:30 PM all the days
Entrance Fee : Rs. 25/= per head, Children Rs. 10
Phone : 0821.2434425
Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra
Zoological Garden) was started in 1892 by Chamaraja
Wodeyar X, then the King of Mysore. Initially
as a private Zoo and was named as Khas-Bangale.
It was also called as Thamash Bangale. The zoo
which has now spread over an area of 250 acres was
initially meant for the exclusive visit of the royal
family but public entry started as early as 1920.
for animals in captivity was established in 19th century under
the patronage of the then King, houses many endangered species.
Mysore Zoo was set up under royal patronage in the 19th Century. Its fauna
includes rare and exotic species, which are housed in lush, green
surroundings. The Zoo is famous for breeding some very rare animals in
captivity. A good place for children.