Where to go? knock on kiosks

A total of 10 kiosks are located at city railway station, near Balarama gate of the Amba Vilas Palace, Varaha gate, K R Circle, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Sayyaji Rao Road (near Dhanvantri Road intersection), private bus stand, city bus stand, Dasara exhibition grounds and Chamundi Hill.

Two students each from Mahajana Tourism Development Institute would offer information to visitors in two shifts- from 8 am to 2 pm and from 2 pm to 8 pm.

A brochure with a map of Mysore and important tourist attractions in the city was also released on the occasion.

The brochure also provides a route map and distance between Mysore and tourist spots in neighbouring Chamarajanagar, Mandya, Kodagu and Hassan districts.

The brochure includes phone numbers of hotels and hospitals. Speaking on the occasion, Ramdas said foreigners and tourists from other places staying in select home stays can use tongas to traverse the city.

Mayor Pushpalatha Chikkanna, deputy mayor M J Ravikumar, Zilla panchayat president Suneetha Veerappagowda, vice president Shivaramu, former MLC C Ramesh, tourism department deputy director R Nagaraju and others were present.

Tonga fares

The tourism department has fixed fares for different destinations for those travellig in tonga during Dasara.

Starting from Amba Vilas Palace to N R Mohalla, Rajeev Nagar - Rs 100.
Kuvempunagar and Manasagangothri - Rs 150.
Railway central workshop and J P Nagar - Rs 100.
City round - Rs 300.

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