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Karanji Lake, Mysuru (Mysore)
(4.2/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city streets at Karanji Lake, a green oasis in the heart of Mysore. Have a lakeside picnic and enjoy the serene atmosphere of the nature park that surrounds it. Numerous migratory birds visit this bird-watching haven, while the walk-through aviary provides you with an opportunity to see peacocks, black swans, turkeys, and other avian species. Rent a boat and head out on the water, or admire the butterfly garden on a small island in the middle of the lake. Work out when and for how long to visit Karanji Lake and other Mysuru (Mysore) attractions using our handy Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary builder.
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  • Go for a full circle walk around the lake during evening to get amazing views of birds coming home and a beautiful sun setting on the lake corner 
  • Karanji Lake which is located close to Mysore Zoo is a hidden gem for sure. Plenty of parking space, professional maintenance staff greet you. Yes, it is a ticketed attraction with additional charges ...  more »
  • The lake is situated close to city center and has boating facility. It's a good 30 minutes boating experience, if you don't have anything else planned. Water is not clean so there is a smell at least ...  more »