Tourist Places near Mysore (Karnataka) – BALMURI FALLS

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Balmuri falls has developed as an ideal picnic spot and is located at the distance of 11 kms from the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary. Balmuri falls is a man-made reservoir which has been constructed across river Cauvery. It is not a huge waterfall but an ideal place for those who love to play in the water.

This is a hot spot among South Indian film makers, as many Kannada movies have also been shot at this spot. The best time to visit is during the winter month when the level of water is relatively high and one can enjoy bathing in the open air.

Balmuri falls are conveniently  located at a distance of 10-15 kms from Mysore and can be easily accessed by cars and bikes. One can book a taxi in Mysore or Bangalore. The falls are located on the Bangalore Mysore highway. Accommodation, in the form of Riverside Cottage is also available at Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary.

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