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Cincinnati to Mysore-A Tale of Two Popular Cities

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Cincinnati, the Queen City is well known, not only to people in Ohio or United States, but also to a lot of people around the world. Cincinnati is well known for Procter and Gamble's Headquarters, Cincinnati Reds, the Baseball team, the ATP Tennis Series in Mason, the popular Museums, the Fountain Square, its Tall Stacks festivities, General Electric Aircraft Engines plant, the Ohio river and the ballparks, just to name a few. The list goes on and on and keeps adding as days go, especially, with the booming Banks Project and the new Horseshoe Casino, near Downtown Cincinnati.

Let us take a look at Mysore(Mysuru) in Karnataka State in South India, Cincinnati's Sister City, which has been always famous for the yearly Dasara celebrations during the Pooja holidays. The cityshines with all glory and pomp, with caparisoned elephants, processions, fairs, street vendors, apart from the main attraction, the Mysore Palace, all illuminated in the heart of the city. Tourists from India and the globe flock to the nine day festival called, "Navarathri," which means nine nights.

Mysore is also known for the Chamundi Hills and its favorite temple, the world famous Zoo, the Vrindavan gardens with its dancing colorful fountains, its world famous silk products or sarees, Mysore University, the St. Philomena's Church, its IT companies, Infosys in particular, its comparatively relaxed traffic and its proximity to Bangalore, the Garden City and its neighboring hill station, Coorg(Madikkeri) or Mercara, known for its coffee plantations, aromatic spices and the lush landscape, besides the nearby cool Talacauvery Temple, which originated from the Cauvery river. These are two cities worth taking a look and if you have the time, please visit.




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