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Address: Pandavapura Taluk | Mandya, Mysore, India
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temple plus shooting spot

Best way to visit is by train - nearest railhead is Mandya. But trains are not so frequent compared to Buses. Buses will take you till melukote itself whereas trains... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Best way to visit is by train - nearest railhead is Mandya. But trains are not so frequent compared to Buses. Buses will take you till melukote itself whereas trains dont. Donot forget to visit the roya gopuram, akka thangi kere etc. where lots of mani rathnam movies were shot. If you are a vegetarian, there are lot of vegetarian... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Melkote is in Pandavapura district of Mandya. We traveled from Mysore and its about 50kms from Mysore. Very scenic place on the rocky hills called Yadugiri. Two temple to see namely Chaluvanarayana and Yoga Narsimha. Both are very old probably 1000 years! Time we visited was the temple festival time, so naturally too much of rush there, still we managed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This place has a lot of historic importance. I came across this in new paper when they published an article on varamudi event. Curious to know more on this googled and learnt the history. The temples (Chaluvanarayana and Yoga Narsimha) are located on small hills. Yoga Narsimha is on the top of the hills. Kalyanis here are very big and... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Trip to Melkote was indeed a great getaway. Had wonderful darshan in Cheluvanarayana swamy temple. There are other places to see such as Akka Thangi kola, Danushkodi etc which are in close proximity to the temple. If you have your own car, that would be the best. For lunch, do not miss Subbanna Mess! The puliogere and the sweet pongal... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The temple is a very nice one. The highlight is a very small nondescript little roadside mess called "Subanna Mess" in the town center. Ask anyone in the town center for directions. Don't go by the ambiance which is practically nothing. The food, however, is heavenly and for the Gods! The puliyogare dish here is the highlight!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It was around 60 km from Mysore. It was really gud place to be peace..!! 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

its very nice place. with different architecture and nature beauty. been there 3 times and will definitely go there if i had chance again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Rally surprise to note that a place near MYSORE is having a calm atmosphere and very peaceful for making our prayers. The temple is on a small rock type hill but hard little but after dharshan you feel healthy/refreshed. Within a distance of 5/7 feet you can see the god. Very ancient temple. Try to reach here by 10 am.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Take a two wheeler and enjoy the untouched natural beauty of the place. Shravana Belogola the famous Jin temple is just 40 min drive. So in one trip you can both the place.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This temple is one of the ancient temple and is around 150 to 175kms from Bangalore. The temple. Is amazing and especially the surrounding of the temple. Everything is old, you can feel how the people lived in the fort. There are many Kalyanis or small ponds which can be found around this temple. Many a times there were robbery... More 

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