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Karanji Lake

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Address: Chamundipuram, Mysuru (Mysore), India

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Beautiful !!!

It is located close to Mysore Zoo. There is a lake in the center and a park is built around it. The place is peaceful and cleaner and crowd is moderate. There are lot of trees in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rimjhim B
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is located close to Mysore Zoo. There is a lake in the center and a park is built around it. The place is peaceful and cleaner and crowd is moderate. There are lot of trees in this park. There is a special garden dedicated to Orchid. You will get to see an aviary here. Peacocks, Peahens, Turkeys, Ducks, Fowls... More 

Thank Rimjhim B
Coimbatore, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 347 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Karanji Lake is a good place to see the different type of birds of the local area. do visit early to avoid the heat

Thank Gugan_Ilango
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited this place with little doubt as i didnt hear much about this place. But this was the best place i saw in mysore and really awsome experience. May be the combination of visiting time and location makes more impact. We visited around 9 AM and nice to see lot of birds in aviary. Many peacocks. The boating experince... More 

Thank Anto_Step
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As mentioned it is not in Chamundipuram, but it is located near Nazarbad. The lake has been redone with lot of care and has a wonderful look now after renovation. It has bird park too. This lake is just adjacent to the famous Mysuru Zoo. Bird lovers must visit this lake

Thank accudin
New Delhi, India
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316 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small lake in the centre of Mysore. This lake provides congenial atmosphere for a variety of birds. This lake is surrounded by a beautiful park which is enhanced into a tourist spot. Apart from the lake, the main attractions in the park are Aviary, Butter fly park and Orchid garden. We got to spot painted stork, ducks,... More 

Thank Rajesh k
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's the season that made me dissatisfied, without rain there was very little water in the lake, we wanted to enjoy the beauty, but couldn't do much there.

Thank Venktanuvaishu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit we enjoyed boating and good walk in the shade of trees we can do boating ourselves...

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Bengaluru, India
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43 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well maintained with a beautiful garden. Boating is available in the lake, but no plastic are allowed. Please note the lake close time, while visiting.

Thank Jesni1986
Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the walk from the gate and around the lake. Not much water in Dec, some boating activities could see and saw some ducks and birds.

Thank vinjan6618
Mysuru (Mysore), India
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went for a walk around the lake and it was a long walk but very cool and serene. I am a bird lover and saw a wide variety of birds and ducks.

Thank shru622

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