At 140 kms from Bengaluru lies Mysore, the abode of untold grandeur and glory. Emerging from the shadow of its cosmopolitan neighbour Bengaluru, Mysore is witnessing a flurry of activities on many fronts and is all set to evolve as a brand.
Mysore, Karnataka's second largest city with rich cultural heritage has been adjudged the second cleanliest city in the country besides its distinction of being 'The Heritage City' and 'The City of Palaces'. The other attractions of Mysore are its academic institutions, culture, weather and cosmopolitan lifestyle. The city is well connected with road, rail and air. The population is about 1 million, where around 10% is the floating crowd who are here for jobs from other cities.
Mysore has witnessed tremendous growth over the past few years, owing to its emergence as the next IT hub after Bengaluru. The Bengaluru-Mysore corridor is said to further fuel the growth of Mysore property markets.
A thriving market for exotic sandalwood & incense, silk sarees and stone-carved sculptures, Mysore is also known as the Cultural Capital of Karnataka. Well known for the Dasara festivities, Mysore is a colorful pageantry of caparisoned elephants and dazzling fireworks along with grandeur and royalty - spread over 10 days. Mysore is also home to the famous 'Brindavan Gardens', a natural feast of colour.
Mysore - A Tech Hub: At present a fairly large amount of tech hub is flourishing in the imperial city and it is home to more than 3 dozen IT companies such as, Infosys, WIPRO Technologies, IBM software, Paradigms India, WIFI Net, Logrosoft, Excel soft and L & T. The Royal city of Mysore at present is attracting NRI investors and entrepreneurs to set up IT companies here.
There are many important industries like JK Tyres, Falcon industries; AMW MGM Forgings Private Limited, BEML, Brooke Bond and many other small industries. Mysore has many well known hospitals like Columbia Asia, Vikram, BGS Apollo,etc. Today, Mysore is indeed one of the most sought after destinations for both residential & investment purposes.