Mysore      India
Became a Sister City: July 11, 2012

Population: 887,446

Land Area: 49.58 square miles

Literacy: 72.79%

Distance from Fountain Square: 8678 miles


ಸ್ವಾಗತ  Sv āgata स्वागतम्



A modern day paradox, Mysore is a city that is old yet new, filled with history and old world charm.  Today, Mysore is  home to modern tech firms and industries and has been cited as the 5th best city in India in which to conduct business by Business Week.  Firms like Infosys train 15,000 global employees each year.


Mysore is also home to Ashtanga yoga, the yoga tradition of the Mysore palace.  It is now the strongest yoga tradition around the world, and attracts students from around the world to study in its famous schools.

The sister city relationship was inaugurated on July 11 2012 by Ambassador Nirupama Rao and Member of Parliament Mr Vishwanath in Cincinnati with a huge gala that followed at Devou Park. The relationship took four years in the making. 

Youth Ambassador Program

Information on this program can be found here. 

Recent Initiatives

Current Status

Due to Covid, we are in a hiatus with all programs.

Plans for 2022 and beyond

We would like to invite Mayor Aftab to the Dassera celebrations in Mysore in 2023.

We hope to resurrect our other programs.

“We thought you’d like to know …”

Please visit the Cincinnati Mysore Sister City Site

Dr.Koti SreeKrishna

Dr. Pat Niskode