Mysore, the city of palaces, is a popular travel destination in South India. Also called Mysore, the city was earlier the capital of the Wodeyar rulers. The Wodeyar rulers were great patrons of art and culture, which you can see in the rich heritage of the city. Besides its numerous palaces and royal buildings, Mysore city is also known for proximity to several other places of interest such as Srirangapatna, Krishna Raj Sagra Dam and Sivasamudram falls. In addition to its numerous attractions, The Mysore city is also known for sandalwood products and the Dasra festival (Navaratri) held every year.