Villages Around Mysore City, The Perfect Offbeat Attractions of the City

Mysore, the “cultural capital of Karnataka” and the second biggest city in the state, is an acclaimed holiday destination in South India known for its lavish and imperial vibe. The old world appeal of the city alongside its all around well-developed gardens, legacy palaces, and shady parkways leaves an everlasting memory in the souls of the tourists. According to the Union Urban Development Authority they conducted a study in the year 2010, and Mysore was proclaimed the “second cleanest city” in India and first in Karnataka.

Tourists visiting Mysore in general have their tour itinerary related to the city only. While on an exploration of Mysore tourism, their tour plan usually includes a visit to the most prominent tourist attractions, cultural centres, eating at the finest local restaurants, etc. What the majority of the visitors miss in their Mysore visit is the towns and villages, where dwells the genuine essence of Mysore. So this vacation on your trip to Mysore, leave the general traveler bubble, attempt the off beaten way and checkout these villages in Mysore district, your outing will be absolutely fun as well as a new experience.

mysore-palaceHalli Mysore

Halli Mysore is a village falling in Holenarsipur Taluk in the Hassan District of Karnataka State, India. It has a place with Mysore Division. It is situated about 48 KM towards South from the district headquarters of Hassan, 16 KM from Holenarsipur and about 174 KM from State capital Bangalore. Additionally, the village is encompassed by Arkalgud Taluk towards west, on north is Channarayapatna Taluk, towards east is Krishnarajpet Taluk, and towards south is Krishnarajanagara Taluk. Additionally Hassan, Sakleshpur, and Shrirangapattana are the close-by cities to Halli apart from Mysore.


Tagadur is a village falling in Nanjangud Taluk in the Mysore District of Karnataka State. It has a place with Mysore Division. The village is situated about 35 KM towards South from District head quarters, 16 KM from Nanjangud, and about 151 KM from Bangalore. Kavalande Rail Way Station and Badanahalu Rail Way Station are the nearest railway stations to the village. However Mysore Junction Railway Station is major railway station, 34 KM away from Tagadur, with more number of trains to serve it.


Belavadi is a little town/village in Mysore Taluk in the Mysore District of Karnataka. It goes under Belavadi Panchayath. It has a place with Mysore Division. It is quite close to the city; to be precise, 1 KM towards South from District head quarters of Mysore. Additionally, it is 148 KM from Bangalore. Mysore Jn Rail Way Station and Chamarajapuram Rail Way Station are the nearest railway stations.

A basic life that is by all accounts negligibly touched by modernity, lovely local people who are glad to welcome the visitors and offer an authentic hospitality, and their hundreds of years old traditions and culture, all contribute to making these villages just irresistible. Life is entirely moderate in these towns and immaculate to unwind and revive. Tag along with the locals and be a part of their discussion, even though you know nothing about what they are discussing, but try to listen. This is a great way to understand the culture of any place. Although not counted amongst the most popular places to visit in Mysore, they are certainly worth visiting. They are the offbeat attractions that present tourists with a different aspect of Mysore.