Mysore

Overall Score

2.6

Mysore (Mysore, Kannada: ಮೈಸೂರು) is a city in India, in the state of Karnataka, the center of the district of the same name. It is the third largest city in the state of Karnataka, India. It was the capital of the Principality of Mysore for nearly six centuries, from 1399 until 1947.

Located in the spurs of the Western Ghats, at an altitude of 770 m above sea level. The distance to Bangalore is 135 km.

100 USD = 7,960.24 INR

Overall Score

2.6
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 990,000 people
  • GDP: $1,706 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 9 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Airtel
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners
  • Tipping: At restaurants, you should tip 10 percent for standard service. If someone really went out of their way and the service was exceptional, you can tip up to 15 percent. If the bill is quite high, like over 1,000 rupees, you can tip a little less.
  • Apartment listings: 99Acres
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Ola
  • Online electronics shop: Amazon
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Indigo
  • Best intl air carrier: Jet Airways
  • Monthly costs for expat: $500
  • Monthly costs for family: $1000
  • Monthly costs for local: $280
  • Meal: $2.5
  • Small Cola: $0.3
  • Beer 1 Pint: $2
  • Coffee: $2


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