Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion is a historical past constructing in Mysore. Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion is a building in Mysore town, Karnataka. It is positioned within the green surroundings of Manasagangothri, the campus of the University of Mysore. It rises on a hillock at the west aspect of Kukkarahalli Kere. The Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion houses a museum of priceless collections of artifacts. The Karnataka authorities classifies it as a heritage structure. The mansion become constructed in 1905, throughout the duration of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, for princess Jayalakshmi Ammani, the eldest daughter of the Maharaja Chamaraja Wodeyar, at a fee of Rs. 7 lakhs.
The vicinity changed into intentionally selected to be on top of a small hillock above Kukkarahalli Kere. It become at the start known as 'the First Rajkumari Mansion'. The first princess Jayalakshmi, become married to Sirdar M. Kantharaj Urs in 1897, who later have become the Dewan of Mysore. Kantharaj Urs had a house in the Fort of the Palace called "Gunamba House" after his mother. The mansion turned into constructed to be commensurate with their repute of princess and dewan.