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Heritage Walk taken out to create awareness on Mysuru heritage buildings

Mysuru, September 23:- Mysuru the traditional capital city of Wodeyar dynasty has more than 200 heritage buildings and in this context a Heritage Walk was taken out in the city today from Rangacharlu Memorial Town Hall to create awareness about the significance of heritage structures.

The Archaeological Survey of India, Archaeological Survey and the Heritage Department officials and citizens visited the top 10 major heritage sites here in the first route as part of the Dasara festivities.

The heritage walk passed through the Silver Jubilee Clock Tower, Free Masons Club, Chamarajendra Circle, Amba Vilas Palace, Krishnarajendra Circle, Devaraja Market, Krishna Rajendra Hospital, Mysore Medical College and Mysore Ayurvedic Hospital and College.

During the walk, the experts briefly explained about the heritage structures.

Speaking to media persons, T Yogesh, who was also present at the programme, said that the heritage walk is not just to visit the sites, but also to understand the significance of heritage buildings.

Historians NS Rangaraju and Echanur Kumar explained about the heritage buildings to the peopleg.

Students of Teresian College and Siddarthanagar First Grade College took part in the heritage walk.

A programme on heritage structures will be held on Sunday and the activists will visit heritage sites on 50 motorcycles and Trin Trin bicycles on Monday.

-(KS, NGB)

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