Initially, this lake was built as a percolation tank by the Mysore King, to serve as source of drinking water for residents and was used for other chores like bathing.
Karanji Lake is a picturesque lake located at the footsteps of Chamundi Hills and behind Mysore Zoo. Karanji means 'fountain' in Kannada. Spread over an area.
Karanji Lake. Originally part of the Mysore Zoo, Karainji lake (also called Karanjikere) in Mysore City is a sprawling water body in with a beautiful park around it. Peacock Dance, Karanji Lake, Mysore temple quest the Mounted Police headquarters. Must visit place in mysore from Jan to March. You can hire a pedal boatif that doesn't sound like a easy proposition, hire one with a boatman to row for you. We not just discuss travel, We make it happen. On the opposite side of the aviary is reel industries inc tree lined Karanji Lake area.