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Melkote

Address: Pandavapura Taluk | Mandya, Mysore, India
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Ranked #13 of 50 Attractions in Mysore
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Attracted by the temple beauty and learnt the story of thuluka nachiyar and the tamarind rice sold there was superb and excellent food for the hungry stomach. Spent good time there with family

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Melukote is one more historical Indian place under deterioration. This placed used to be calm and peaceful with minimal exploitation (human and nature). But, this time’s visit showed a different picture. Like any other south Indian temples, the small vendors selling all kinds of things have increased. The car parking is provided towards one end of the famous historical huge... More 

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MANGALORE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

About 60 from mysore and 30 from Mandya is Melukote - on the detour from pandava pura towards north east. Sage RAmanuja is said to have attained his salvation here worshipping Cheluva narayana swaamy. Yoga narasimha temple is on the top of the hill the place is also the birth place of Ms J Jayalalitha - The cine artist turned... More 

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Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I have solo visit to Melkote 31st Dec.2014. I started my journey on 30th night in Kaveri Express from Katpadi to Pandavapura. I missed to get down in Pandavapura because there is no 2 way station name board. I looked from compartment door after the train moving there is a train facing board. Next I get down in Mysore rush... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Planning for an one day trip from Bangalore then this is one of the very good place to visit. I started at 6 AM and took Mysore Road to visit Sringapatna first and then Melkote. Melkote is 35 kms away from Srirangapatna. While coming back to Bangalore, either you can come to Mandya to take Mysore Road or come Kuniga-Nellamangala-Tumkur... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Melkote has deep importance as it is connected with the Life and teachings of Acharya Sri Ramanuja. This great Acharya has given importance to stay at this place. It's very well connected. During my recent travel, I found the road to be excellent. There are two temples - one above the hill and the other in the town. There's also... More 

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Ahmedabad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

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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