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Address: Pandavapura Taluk | Mandya, Mysore, India

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Temple Town - Melkote

From Bangalore, we took the NH 48 upto Neligere after which we turned left into the Nagamangala road before reaching Melkote. This route which though a bit longer was a smooth... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is sacred place for all Iyengar community.The century old temple is simply awesome and it is located on hillock which is motorable.The prasadam of Puliyogare is mouth watering.A worth visit if you want peaceful atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

From Bangalore, we took the NH 48 upto Neligere after which we turned left into the Nagamangala road before reaching Melkote. This route which though a bit longer was a smooth ride with hardly any traffic, which we face when we take the Mysore road. The two main temples in this town are the Yoganarsimha Temple which is situated on... More 

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Chirala, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Melkote is located around 50kms from Mysore,there is a Lakshmi Narasimha swamy temple located on the hill top,you will have to walk up arond 100 stairs to reach the temple,Legend says that Baktha Prahlad meditated here and Lord Vishnu gave moksha to him at this place,sorrounding view is very calm and serene,you can see a old large drum here,restaurants are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It’s about 140km from Bangalore city via Mandya off Mysore highway. Google would suggest 2 more routes, via Kanakapura road & Nelamangala-Kunigal. I definitely suggest Mysore road over the other two options because you have plenty of options to fill & refill yourself. We left the city at 6.30am and stopped at Adiga’s at Maddur for breakfast around 8am.Take right... More 

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Udaipur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Melkote is the temple of Cheluva narayana swamy, a very beaiutifully decorated god, if you visit there u must have a puliyogare at any of the hotels

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Chikmagalur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

From many days my fiance and I were planing to visit Melukote, finally the day has come. We started from Bangalore at 7.45 AM since we were aware of the journey time will be approximately 4 hours. The first we visited Kalyani, beautifully structured pond. Unfortunately it's maintained very badly. A small temple next to Kalyani, Batru gave some information... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Awesome one day trip from Bangalore to Melukote. Also we could visit Nagamangala where we saw Soumya keshava temple of 12th century n adichunchanagiri.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The details can be found in wiki page : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melukote The road to Melukote is very well laid out and well maintained and drive is very scenic. Apart from the main Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple and the Yoganarasimha temple on the hillock there are many other small temples and magnificent Kalyani (pond). There are close to 300+ steep stone steps to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Melkote is a famous religious place associated with Sri Ramanujacharya. However it also is a great place to visit for ancient architecture and history. The route from Mandya to Melkote is very scenic and worth enjoying on a slow drive. Melkote has temples both at the base and on a hill top which are really beautiful with wonderful carvings in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Places to see in Melukote: 1) Sree Cheluvanarayanaswamy Temple 2) Yoganarasimhaswamy Temple 3) Raya Gopura 4) Akka Thangi Kola 5) Dhanushkoti Yoganarasimhaswamy Temple requires a climb of about 250 steps after parking the vehicle. The other attractions are pretty to visit. Overall it requires about 6 hours. When done exploring, don't forget to have Puloyogare and sweet Pongal at Subbanna... More 

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Address: Pandavapura Taluk | Mandya, Mysore, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Mysore

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