Mysore is the city located in the Karnataka state of India. The name Mysore is the anglicized name of the word 'Mahishuru' which means abode of Mahisha. Mahisha is the demon according to Hindu mythology. This city is located at the base of Chamundi Hills. The city of Mysore is famous for its celebrations and various festivities. The Dashara festival is famous all over the world and tourists all over the world attend it with full support and vigor. The city of Mysore is rated as the cleanest city in India after Mangalore. Famous Tourist Attractions in Mysore City: Chamundeshwari Temple: It is the temple dedicated to Chamunda Devi. This temple is located on top of Chamundi Hills. Mysore Zoo: This zoo boasts of several migratory which visit this part of the world only at a certain time of year. Regional Museum of Natural History: This museum is dedicated on the plants and animals. Various studies and prototypes that were developed during the study are kept here. This museum also houses the ancient specimens of plants and animals. Railway Museum: This museum was started by Indian Railways in 1979.This city has a number of Locomotives and Steam Engines which depict the growth of Railways in India. The museum has a battery operated train which give is a short ride to people visiting the museum. Transport Facilities in Mysore: Mysore didn't have any airport until Mandakalli Airport was started in the year 2009. It is now the only domestic airport of Mysore city. Mysore railway station has three connections which connect it to the Bangalore, Hassan and Chamarajanagar. The city is connected to rest of nation by the National Highways. NH-212 serves a connection of this city with various parts of Karnataka. Other main roads are National Highways 33 and 68. You can plan your trip to Mysore with custom holiday packages of Cleartrip. You can book your flight tickets to Mysore through Make My Trip and hotels through Cleartrip hotels for your staying.