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Pandavapura Taluk | Mandya, Mysuru (Mysore), India
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cloister-area pillars display ornate carvings!!!1

Melkote is an important religious centre. The Cheluva-Narayana Swamy Temple, built in the 12th... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nagpur, India
View from the top is great

This place is ancient, rich with history! Going to the top of the temple (climbing or otherwise... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Pandavapura Taluk | Mandya, Mysuru (Mysore), India

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Melkote is an important religious centre. The Cheluva-Narayana Swamy Temple, built in the 12th century, enjoyed the patronage of the Mysore Maharajas as well as Tipu Sultan. The temple gopura is rose-coloured and has lion heads facing north, south, east and west. The cloister-area pillars...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is ancient, rich with history! Going to the top of the temple (climbing or otherwise) rewards you with unbelievable views of the surroundings. Beware of the monkeys though that will steal your sun glasses/eye wear :)

Thank rkramadh
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

About 44km off the Mysore-Bengaluru highway NH275 is the temple town of Melukote,a hidden gem of Karnataka. It’s cultural heritage and unspoiled natural settings attract both pilgrims and visitors alike. The Hoysala kings who came into prominence in the 12th century fostered Melukote . This...More

Thank vayudoot
Reviewed 7 November 2017

early morning drive offers serene roads...go to temple at the foot hills...meet saint ramanuja ..the idol liked by followers...after seeing main deity got to a mini hill by a drive..park the car..climd some 100 steps....narasimha perumal at his best....beautiful hill view...8 am to 11 am...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

The place is popular among the pilgrims and visitors for two temples dedicated to lord Vishnu. The temple on the plains is called Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple Shri Yoganarasimha Swami Temple is located on top of a hill. A stepped passage from the bottom of the...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

V travelled via Tumkur Road , as the road will b very clear , and the highway is too good . As , the Mysore Road highway is too busy .. this route v can enjoy the serene green throughout the way .. The temples...More

Thank ASLatha
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This temple is on a hill in melukote. Yoganaeasimar with 6 feet blessing all. If I have car you have to walk 150 steps else 300 steps. Steps are very steep. Take water with you. The view from the hill is great. Shrine is famous...More

Thank Ganehvenkat
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple & Yoga Narasimha Temple are two important and temples in Melkote and as interesting as they are a must eat kind of place there is Subbanna Mess

Thank Raghunathan_GR
Reviewed 30 September 2017

this a beuatiful place, must go with family.. watching monkeys was fun there. visit chaluvanarayana and yoganarasima temple.

Thank travellerasr1407
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Melukote (or Melkote) is a wonderful temple town around 3-4 hours away from Bangalore. Yoganarasimha Swamy temple on a hilltop and Cheluvanarayanaswamy temple below - both are must visit. You will also see a beautiful temple pond (Kalyni or Pushkarani) in between the two. The...More

Thank raghubhat
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vinuta g
12 June 2017|
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Response from sharath086 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Vinutha, They do not allow photography inside the temple premises.However there is no restrictions outside the temple.
1 February 2017|
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Response from 816luckyb | Reviewed this property |
Upto the certain distance you can reach but after that you have to take stairs for quite a while.