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Address: Pandavapura Taluk | Mandya, Mysuru (Mysore), India
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Historical temple town of Karnataka.

Picturesque temple town with great history.best memory of this town is the delicious 😋 vegetarian food 🍴 at venerable Subbanna's Brahmin's Meals worth a special visit just for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picturesque temple town with great history.best memory of this town is the delicious 😋 vegetarian food 🍴 at venerable Subbanna's Brahmin's Meals worth a special visit just for tasting the food. Bon appetite.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had driven from Srirangapatna, road was okay but too many speed breakers. Cheluvanarayana Swamy the presiding deity. Aura was fantastic, Brahmins everywhere as though a film set, we can hear their language and respect their tradition. Sri Ramanujacharya stayed at Melukote for about 12 years after he left Sri Rangam due to atrocities of the Chola King Kirimikanda Cholan. Also... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its one of the oldest temple and the deity here is ranganathaswamy .Its a must to visit for history lovers

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a Historical temple and famous place in Karnataka . The temple is at the top of the hill. Car is require to go.

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Mysore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Melukote has been a centre of learning. It has contributed many literary figures, such as Tirumalarya, Chikkupadhyaya, Alasingachar and Pu. Ti. Narasimhachar. Melukote has been known for quality handlooms especially weaving dhoties, sarees, etc. An artisans training centre, a dairy unit and a residential school are established in the place. In 1785, Tipu Sultan gave some elephants to the temple.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We visited Melukote as part of a photowalk. We walked around the town and really enjoyed the place. Cheluvanarayana swami temple, Akka Thangi pond, Rayagopura, Dhanushkoti cave, Yoganarasimhaswami temple, Kalyani pond etc. are the main attraction. The sunset from Rayagopra should not be missed. If you are driving from Bangalore, Hassan toll road is preferred.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

The temple is good, but what caught our attention was the ruins we get after and above the temple. It's a great place to spend time at.

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Coimbatore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Passed by this on the way to Hassan. Has a short climb to the top. the renovations don't do the temple any favour, makes it lose its antiquity.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

We drove by car from bangalore, the highway is not great. The famous temple of selvanarayana perumal is located here. The temple is beautiful And location on the hills is very good. The yoga narasimha temple is worth climbing the steps and scenery is very beautiful from here.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Decided to do a day trip from Bangalore to Melkote. It was a religious trip to Melkote Temple down on a Saturday. The drive was close to 3 hours mainly due to weekend traffic on BLR-MYS SH and the last stretch of the road was under repair. However found an alternative route while coming back. When from BLR towards Mysore,... More 

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