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Chamundeswari Temple

Chamundi Hills, Mysore, India
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Ranked #10 of 52 Attractions in Mysore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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chennai
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

The temple is located on a hill and the ambiance and the temperature was excellent. The deity is most powerful and we had good dharshan.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

If you are visitng Mysore this is a must see item for your itinery even if you are not religious. If your visit is during Dussera, it tends to get very crowded. Also, there will restriction on both private and public vehicles. Keep this mind

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

It is considered one of the most important temples of South India. Situated atop a hill, the view from the road snaking around the hill offers a good view of Mysore and Lalit Kumar Palace. After darshan (prayers) at the temple on the way downhill, we stopped by at the famous Nandi Bull (a giant statue of a bull) that... More

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Must visit place in your Mysore trip. Divine power and please read through the history behind this temple. Better plan to reach the hill before 9am or after 11am to avoid rush/waiting in queue. There are 3 types of darshan queues:- 1) Normal queue (No fee) 2) Rs 30/- queue (This will join the normal queue in the middle) 3)... More

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Patna, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

One of the nice visit during Mysore trip. The devotees go here for the blessings of goddess chamundi. There are two types of line to go inside the temple based on the price of the tickets.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Located on the Chamundi Hill, the Chamundeshwari Temple is named after the Goddess Chamundi.Do not miss out this place when you visit Mysore.on the hill you can have a go for scenic and city views.

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Mysore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Chamundi temple is on a small hillock near to Mysore city. The goddess is the presiding deity of Mysore.There are numerous buses plying from Mysore ,every 15 minutes (Including Volvo buses) .Temple has a magnificent gopuram built in Chola style ..There will be always crowd thronging to visit.AVOID FRIDAYS ,NAVARATRI.Temple and its surroundings are not well maintained.But one can have... More

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is a lovely, lively place high up on the hill above Mysore - the breeze cools your spirits nicely as you wander wondering through the culture. The story is great - heroine defeats the nasty man ( I won't spoil it any more for you) leaving a place that has great meaning for Hindus. The crowds of Indians are... More

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

You should go there if you are in Mysore but prepare for the crowds. Take a guide to show you around which also allows you to spend more time and see the inner sanctuary for a bit longer otherwise you get shuffled through with the crowds quite quickly.

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Hyderabad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Chamundamma which means mother Chamundi is the goddess who has been protecting Mysore Kingdom and its pupil from ages unknown. She is the one who killed the demon Mahisha. Mahisha asura means Mahisha the Demon. As he was ruling the place, Mysore got its name as Mahishasurana ooru. The city of Mahisha demon. Hence it became Mahisooru and finally Mysooru... More

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