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Melkote

Pandavapura Taluk | Mandya, Mysore, India
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Ranked #13 of 48 Attractions in Mysore
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Ahmedabad
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Melkote is a beautiful place with lot of meaning to me. I was moved by the good feeling that came to me here. I went by KSRTC Travels which is very convenient.

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Check out the Subanna mess in the centre if town. Ask anyone there for directions. Very rustic mess, no ambience whatsoever just a bunch if chairs and benches. But the puliyogare here IS ABSOLUTELY HEAVENLY!! and the pickles are just too delicious

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

There are two temple in the small Hamlet, one on a hilllock and other at the corner of the village, both temple are the foremost gods of the Iyengar community of Mysore and Bangalore. Vairamudi and Rajamudi celebration are the most crowd gathering festivals of this temples. Daily pooja performance are carried out here with dedication, with the principle of... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Melkote is a place where historic temples exists surrounded by a scenic attractions. Two important temples include Cheluva Narayana swamy(Vishnu) - has pillars carved with very nice sculptures and Yoga Narasimha Swamy in the hill. One day trip can be planned visit Melkote, Shrirangapatna and shravana belagola. Start from Shrirangapatna, Yoga narasimha, Cheluva Narayana Swamy, Kalyani (a large sized pond),... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Please go to the temple around 8.30 in the morning and evening around 7.00 pm ; they follow different rituals and hence this advice

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I visited this place with my friends from Bangalore. Melukote is a temple town. One should visit the Melukote Cheluva Narayana swamy temple, near by big temple pond, two small twin ponds, Yoga narasimha swamy temple on the hill side,

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Club melkote and sravanabelugola for a weekend trip. Both places are religious and need to hike to the top of the temple. Good exercise for the body and fresh air. Drive between melkote and sravanabelugola is awesome. Melkote is a small village with some protected places by ASI.

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

we covered Melkote with Mahadevpura. the temple is very old and need renovation and bit of cleaning. the view from hill top is amazing. entire town can be viewed. It also gives a very good view of the pond. you can keep the not important belongings and shoes at flower vendors place.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I visit thia place every year,Now this place has been improved a lot.Anyone visiting this place dont miss to see 1.Main-Cheluvanarayana temple 2.Akka-Thangi Kola 3.Suiting Spot-Two Pillars 4.Dhanush Kodi 5.YogaNarashima Temple(Hill) 6.Kalyani 7.Ganesha Temple Awesome site viewing for photography

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Worth the drive from Mysore. Wonderful little place located on a hillock. A quaint temple town...worth climbing the temple on the hillock as the view from the top is quite magnificent.

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