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Somnathpur Temple

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Keshava Temple, Somanathapura | Somanathapura Village, Mysuru (Mysore) 571120, India
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Keshava Temple, Somanathapura | Somanathapura Village, Mysuru (Mysore) 571120, India

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must visit place when you visit mysore, this temple is an UNESCO heritage sight. One special thing about this temple they doesn't conduct pooja's here, so its open from morning to evening. Somnathpur Kesava Temple is an absolute architecture treat to watch,...More

3  Thank Natraj_Natu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just sock to see the carving on the stone.... Something extraordinary..... U can say proudly that the old artist are the best if u compare them with current generation.... If it's not destroyed then it's one of the 8th wonder in the world.....

Thank Diptimayee P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have visited hallebid, belur, this is the third temple of hoysala dynasty. But it is not as glorious as those and also not equally commercialized as those. Anyways you can see similar architecture and concepts, you can spend about half hour to an...More

Thank Amruta R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A splendid display of the Hoysala style architecture at the Chennakeshava temple at Somanathapura. Located on the banks of the river Kaveri, this temple is a sight one can't afford to miss. The temple is very well maintained by the ASI, with clean interiors, guides...More

1  Thank PranavK9898
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fascinatingly different from the other temples because it's so old! In a quiet little world of its own, you can walk round the precincts, equally old, and see statues, friezes and little shrines. Inside the temple itself, there is a wonderful elaborately carved and decorated...More

Thank john-the-commonweal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you are in Mysuru and could not afford some time till Halebid or Belur, You can catch up a glimpse of Hoysala architecture at Somnathpur temple. Even otherwise, this temple is beautiful in its own ways. Wouldnt consume much of your time, and a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Somnathpur Temple. This Somnath temple Mysore is said to be the last major temple of Hoysala dynasty. The whole Somnathpur Temple is constructed on a broad raised platform so that the devotees may perform a pradakshina of the temple. It is great...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A beautiful temple of hoyasala architecture.. Each and every part of the temple is made of intricately carved structures. The details on the structures are marvelous and are still preserved.

Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is a wonderful old temple - we first visited it 30 years ago and decided to see if it was a good as we remembered it - and it was. Stunning carvings, and the only thing that has changed is that there were more...More

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Don't miss this temple if you ever visit Mysuru. It is a very ancient temple of Keshava (lord Krishna) which is protected as world heritage monument. Intricate stone carvings will leave you speechless. Place is so clean and absolutely beautiful.

Thank Sthaker
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1 December 2017|
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Response from rat_astro | Reviewed this property |
Definitely a 4-5 star attraction. Must visit to see the Hoysala Architecture. Less crowded than Belur and Halebeedu but equally beautiful.
Santhosh K
20 October 2017|
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Response from Raguram R | Reviewed this property |
Santosh, I visited the place in September, if I am not mistaken 26th. I did pay for the camera, small ticket amount. No big deal. As soon as you enter the premises, the admin office is to your right.
29 April 2016|
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Response from kumar803 | Reviewed this property |
The temple is managed by Archeological Survey of India. It is open between 9-00 A.M. to 5 or 5-30 P.M. But entry will not be allowed after 4-00 P,M. There are qualified guides. It takes about 45 minutes from Mysore if... More