Thursday, December 24, 2015
Dasara, also known as Navratri in North India, is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Mysore. Various music and dance concerts take place in and around the city during this ten-day festival. Tourists from near and far off places visit Mysore in October to partake in its vibrant celebrations. Kusti Spardha held during this festival brings wrestlers from all over the country to the city. The highlight of the Dasara event in Mysore is the grand procession on the last day. The Mysore Palace is another major attraction of the city and makes a stunning sight on Dasara. The entire palace is lit up to mark the occasion.