Mysore, the city of palaces, was the capital of the Wodeyar rulers, who were great patrons of art and culture. This is now visible in the rich socio-cultural heritage of the city. Besides its numerous palaces and royal buildings, Mysore city is also known for proximity to several other places of tourist and business interests. Mysore has been known far and wide for showcasing the different facets of the cultural legacy of the region.
Growth in the region
Although the City still has an old world charm which has not completely given way to modern amenities, Mysore is becoming a destination of choice for many big corporate houses. Software exports from Mysore are expected to more than double from Rs. 400 crore last year to Rs. 850 crore this year. Mysore has been recognised as a leading tier II city, and is growing leaps & bounds. Leading software companies such as Infosys, Wipro, Larsen and Toubro and Software Paradigms India (SPI) were the major contributors to the meteoric rise of Mysore as the preferred corporate destination.