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Keshava Temple, Somanathapura | Somanathapura Village, Mysuru (Mysore) 571120, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Chennakesava temple at Somnathpura is one of the prominent temple of Hoysala architecture apart from Belur and Halebidu. The temple is well maintained by ASI and is a delight for history and architecture enthusiasts.

Thank Shailendrasood
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This Temple is not big as Belur and Helebidu but very similar structure .asuusal it has beautiful stone carvings. Had good time there.

Thank Subbarami R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple introduces travellers to magnificient style of architecture which Hoysala emperors encouraged and nourished for decades. Every carving and sculptures are simply awesome. Must visit place.

Thank Ramyaa_Prakash
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1. This is a protected monument under ASI 2. There is a beatiful and well maintained garden at the entry. Has zinnia flowers. 3. Car parking may be problem during holidays. 4. There are no hotels at this place. All you can get is water...More

Thank SudhirJoshi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Please note that entrance fees for foreigners have gone from Rs100 to Rs300. Really easy to reach this place by public bus from city bus stand mysuru with connection in bannur

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Somthapur chennakeshwa is an excellent temple built near Kaveri temple. It has rich history associated with Ramayana and Mahabharata. Must visit place for the history lovers as well..

Thank Chintan m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is at least equal to Halibeedu and Belur, plus I was the only person there. The detail on these Hoysala temples is amazing; I don't think I've seen anything as ornate. Get an official guide; mine was excellent, and if you're not Hindu,...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Somnathpura temple from Mysore. It was worth going there... Such a great cultural, architectural and intellectual heritage it is. Took service of ASI approved guide and got to know that this place has been ruined 3 times and yet holds such mesmerizing beauty, craftsmanship...More

Thank Devil_RoCkS
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Highly recommend visiting and by far the best (And deserving #1) attraction in Mysuru. Highly recommend the Official guides as there are no boards telling you about things. Plus - Beautiful temple in Mysuru, Excellent guides Minus - Authorities are not taking care of such...More

1  Thank andi999
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

My favorite thing to do in mysuru We got there easily taking the bus to malwali at the suburuban station in mysore (60rp) got off in bannur and then a tuktuk from there to somnathpur ( 150rp negotiable) we asked out driver to wait for...More

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June 28, 2018|
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Response from Natraj_Natu | Reviewed this property |
It will be open on all days between 9:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
April 23, 2018|
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Response from AmrutaR23 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on type of experience you are interested, you can plan lot of things while going to somnathpura. If it is temples then you can visit enroute temples in maddur and mandya like holle anjenya, holle narshima, ambgal... More
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Response from Natraj_Natu | Reviewed this property |
My Suggestion would be, if you are staying in Mysore, 1. Breakfast (complete it by 8 or no later than 8.30). 2. Chamundi Hills, 3. Nandhi, 4. Mysore palace 5. Lunch 6. Somnathpur Temple and Talakad Panchalinga Temples... More