Chamaraja Circle

Chamaraja Circle – Mysore, Karnataka

Chamaraja Circle is a traffic circle located at the intersection of Ashoka Road and Albert Victor Road in Mysore, Karnataka. There is a statue of Jaya Chamarajendra Wodayar in the circle with a golden dome above the statue. The French born celebrated sculpturer of the time, William Robert Colton was commissioned to execute a statue in memorial of the maharaja. He spent some three months in Mysore during 1912 for the preliminary study for making the statue of Chamaraja Wodeyar. With the golden plated onion dome and boldly executed brackets supported by columns, this is a well known landmark in…