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10 Awesome things to do in Mysore city!

Mysore is a city in South India that is famous for a number of things. Although for Indians, Mysore is known for being royal, it is also known for four things to tourists: silk, incense, yoga, and Ayurveda. It is also famous for its tree-lined avenues and the fragrance of fresh jasmine in the air. Mysore sandal soap is one of the best ones out there and you also have to try some of the delicious Mysore Pak. This Indian sweet is usually made out of clarified butter (ghee) but you can also find some vegan versions (which are usually cheaper!) that are made with vegetable fat (dalda) instead. So let’s jump into our list and discover some of the most fun things to do in Mysuru!

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Holistic education in India

There is a school high up in the Himalayas that is probably the best school in India. The school is called ‘Space for Nurturing Creativity’ also known in the local community as ‘Shyamavan’. It is located 30km away from the holy pilgrimage site of Kedarnath in Uttarakhand, India. In order to get here, you’ll need to hop on to the Kedarnath bound bus from Haridwar or Rishikesh and ride it all the way to the village of Khumera. Ask anyone in the village where the school is and they will point you to it.

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