In Mysore city you can have a look at the cool and calm Karnataka lakes. These lakes are believed to be a source of wonderful poetry and prose. The elongates of limitless stretch of waters of the Karanji Lake and Ulsoor Lake have raised a lot of tourist attention.
Kukkarahalli Lake :
Kukkarahalli Lake hosts several species of migrating birds which are almost 30 in numbers which migrate from the cold environment of Siberia. This lake is considered to be an inspiration to several writers and poets.There was a poet named Dr. K.V. Puttappa who was influenced by the beauty of this lake. In his works you can have a look at the splendid mention of their works.
Lingambudi Lake :
Situated at a distance of 7 kilometres from Mysore, the oldest and biggest lake of Mysore is Lingambudi Lake. In the remembrance of his beloved wife this lake was constructed in 1828 AD by Krishnaraja Wodeyar III, his wife’s name was Lingajammanni. The lake covers an area of 260 acres; this lake is under the control of the forest department.
Ulsoor Lake :
The popular Ulsoor Lake is situated in the mid of Banglore City covering a distance of 1.5 square kilometres. Formerly this lake was called as Alsur or Halsur, this was later on extended to the area of one hundred twenty five acres. This lake was built by Kempe Gowda II, this lake is located in the northeastern tassel of the city; it is a very beautiful picnic spot.
Karanji Lake :
The location of the Karanji Lake is at the base of the hills of Chamundi covering an area of 90 acres. Karanji Lake is one of biggest Karnataka lakes; from this lake you can enjoy the eye soothing view of the Palace called Lalitha Mahal. Here you can have a look at several species of migrating birds, this is the main popularity of this lake because of the marshy tiny islands around the lake.