A city of southern India southwest of Bengaluru. Inhabited before the 3rd century BC, it was the center of a regionally powerful kingdom after the late 16th century and was occupied by the British in 1831.

Nowdays Mysroe is an important industrial city. The city maintains its traditions, its rich heritage, glorious palaces, amazing gardens and magnificent temples; all of which oozes of a unique charm that attracts visitors to Mysore.