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Address: Pandavapura Taluk | Mandya, Mysuru (Mysore), India

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One must visit to have Darshan

V silent and good place,one can see ancients carving and have good darshan of Lord Chelvanarayana Vishnu,and Ramanuja

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

V silent and good place,one can see ancients carving and have good darshan of Lord Chelvanarayana Vishnu,and Ramanuja

Thank bipinthakar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pretty nice place to visit with family. Avoid vising on weekends and holidays. Temples are very nice. This place is very famous for Puliyogare. One must visit Yoganarasimha Temple, Cheluvnarayan Swamy temple and Rayagopura. There are two ponds near Raygopura which are getting renovated.

Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to this temple town on Jan 28th 2017.This is a twin temple town with one temple on the foothill and the other on the hill.The temple below is called as Chaluvarayaswamy temple.Also called as Chaluvanarayanaswamy temple.There was little rush in the temple since it was saturday. But we were done with the darshan in just 30 mins.Then... More 

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Madhya Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Melkote temple reflects the old architecture and Culture of Mysore.It is a small temple but great to visit with family.There are small shops selling ladies items such as sarees,bangles near the temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small temple town that is about 3 hours drive away from Bangalore. Ideal for a day visit. That is Melkote (or Melukote) for me. Apart from being popular for the two temples, it is also famous for Puliyogare - a rice preparation that is also known as Tamarind rice. The town has two famous temples Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

We visited this place after a lot of reviews that we heard. One needs to climb a top a small hill to reach the peak, but it is worth the climb, The view is great and one feels the chill air hitting as one climbs. Amazing for nature lovers.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

A must see temple , the Lord , ammavaru , Sri Ramanuja are bewitching , extremely beautiful vigrahas , very old and hallowed temple , thondanur Sri nambi Narayana temple is 18 kms from melkote on the melkote to Mysore road , Mudigere 60 kms from melkote thru chennarayapatna has a temple for Lord Yoga Narasimhar it's a must visit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

For me and my family, the visit to Melkote was a spiritual affair. It was at Melkote that our spiritual guru, Ramanujacharya, st up base and spread the Vaishnav religion under the patronage of a Shaivaite King! Such was his kindness and spiritual energy. Melkote is en route from Mysore to Bengaluru. The entire area is surrounded by hills and... More 

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Panjim, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

It is temple on top of a small Hill. You have to climb some 200 steps to reach. Vehicle can go upto half way only. Small Temple town, Parking becomes problem at time of rush, else it is good. Famous food is Puliogare made of rice which is best prepared at this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

We had been to this temple several times.There are 2 temples one on hill and other one on the ground.Vehicle will go upto some point on the hill and you have to climb steep steps.Watch for temple timings and they are very strict on this.Melkote is also famous for Iyengar community and tasty puliyogare.There are many shops selling items in... More 

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