Mysuru (or Mysore) Dasara Festival. Be a Part of Royal Festivities in the City of Palaces.
Fantabulous city festivities, live artist’s performances, caparisoned elephants on parade, dazzling fireworks.
Symbolizing the victory of good in the form of Lord Rama over the evil represented by the demon King Ravana, Dasara is of great religious and social significance among the predominant Hindu community of India. Dasara is celebrated with great fervour across the country. Hence, visiting India at the time of Dasara is essentially becoming interwoven in India’s great colourful, spiritual and cultural persona. The ultimate Indian cultural treat with complexity of a fine south Indian culinary experience .
Visit Mysuru, the city of palaces, during Dasara when the mystical and magical meet those mere mortals fortunate enough to enjoy the journey.
By Robindro Saikhom with Steve O’Donnell
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The author, Robin, is the owner of Serene Journeys, a gay travel agent in India and a freelance travel photographer. Follow him on Instagram @ serenejourneys or Facebook @ Serene Journeys.
Steve is a freelance travel writer and photographer and UK Consultant with Serene Journeys.