For firs time 3D mapping was introduced in Mysuru during Dasara over the heritage Town Hall building. With overwhelming response for the event, the tourists association are now eying on screening the 3D mapping on Amba Vilas (Mysuru Palace). If everything goes as per the plan before next dasara the 3D mapping will be screened on historical Mysuru Palace.
Amba Vilas is one of the major attraction for tourists who visit South India and are very curious to know about the royal family, Wodeyars history. With introduce of 3D Mapping tourism in Mysore can be boosted further its learnt.
The story of Mysore Kingdom, rich heritage and culture of Mysuru, contribution of wadiyars for the development sectors and related significant story, including world famous dasara and sight seeing in district will be projected in the 3d mapping (video mapping). The existing script of Sound and Light show will be modified and will be projected attractively. Narration of the story will be done in Kannada and English version in beginning.
According to travel agents 3D mapping will draw huge crowd, than the famous sound and light show in Palace (45 minutes), as only lights are used to narrate the history of Mysuru. Whereas in video mapping object comes live which helps the viewers to understand better.
Speaking to Express, Karnataka Tourism Forum Mysuru Convenor Prashanth said that 3D mapping will be soon one of the major attraction in historical Mysuru city. Already a proposal has been sent to government to introduce the programme under PPP Model and by next dasara 3d mapping on Palace will come to reality.
'Mysuru has all the potential to boost tourism, and has to be used properly. Police Band can be used on line of 'London Change of Guard', and a performance has to be scheduled every day. Even discussions are being held to develop parks surrounding to Palace on lines of parks in Ooty,' he added.
MyBus, a Hop-on Hop-off bus tour service
A proposal has been sent to government for introduce of 'MyBus' a Hop-on Hop-off bus tour service which runs on a designated circuit in short intervals in the same lines as “The Big Bus” in London, Dubai, Paris, Vancouver etc.
Tourism Forum Convenor Prashanth, who has dreamt of this project says: 'MyBus tours showcases the best of Tourist attractions. Mysore being a major tourist hub and royal heritage city, there is lot of sight seeing places in and around Mysuru. Tourists can be taken on sight seeing and visit to Palaces, which helps to develop tourism and extend their stay in Mysuru.'
Plans to run a set of buses at equal intervals with 30 stops on routes Srirangapatna / Bird Sanctuary / Krishna Raja Sagar (Brindavan Gardens. Live Commentary, free guide services, and much more has been planned, along with a 24/7 call centre.