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Somnathpur Temple

Keshava Temple, Somanathapura | Somanathapura Village, Mysuru (Mysore) 571120, India
+91 99637 60196
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Keshava Temple, Somanathapura | Somanathapura Village, Mysuru (Mysore) 571120, India
+91 99637 60196

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Reviewed yesterday

Though it is away from Mysore this temple is excellent to see. excellent place. take guide to understand various stories from temple.

Thank Rahul_Baravkar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It will take 1 hour approximately to reach if you start journey from Mysore. You need to book a cab or rent a bike. This place is peaceful and beautiful. You can feel there is some energy may be it is because of an architectural...More

Thank vibha v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ancient temple with lot of hand sculpturing. Temple has got ruined at some places. Overall a historical religious place to visit

Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love entering temples - and see devotees at work, prayer etc. You need to give a donation on entering this one. the temple is in the grounds of the palace - which is all amazing!!A great way to spend at least 3 hrs.

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredibly detailed carvings cover every square centimeter of this modestly size but immodestly decorated ancient temple. You'll be amazed, and you can walk around and get quite close.

Thank jag343
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit just 45min from Mysore. Very good art work. Beautiful carvings on stone. Entry ticket only 20. Lovely garden they have.

Thank Sayantani M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must visit during your trip to Mysore. Often people skip this in order to cover other places due to lack of time. A good proof for Indian workmanship and an opportunity to understand the detailing which has gone in to each sculpture. This place...More

Thank Thirumeni A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Hampi, Badami, Pattadakal, Aihole, Belur, Halebidu but haven't been to Somnathpur in the 15 years I have been in Bangalore. I went on a day trip with cousins by combining Gaganachukki, Talakadu and Somanathapur temple. While the first 2 are underwhelming,...More

Thank Rahul C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing piece of 13 Century Indian history, a intricately carved temple, both inside and out. The detail and workmanship is fantastic.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We did a 1 hr drive from Mysore and followed advice of hiring an ASI Guide ( a Mr. Sanne Gowda ) . He was absolutely brilliant . To appreciate architecture of 750-800 years old you would need to understand the intricacies of the design...More

Thank Prithvirj
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Santhosh K
20 October 2017|
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Response from Raguram R | Reviewed this property |
Santosh, I visited the place in September, if I am not mistaken 26th. I did pay for the camera, small ticket amount. No big deal. As soon as you enter the premises, the admin office is to your right.
29 April 2016|
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Response from kumar803 | Reviewed this property |
The temple is managed by Archeological Survey of India. It is open between 9-00 A.M. to 5 or 5-30 P.M. But entry will not be allowed after 4-00 P,M. There are qualified guides. It takes about 45 minutes from Mysore if... More
26 July 2015|
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Response from Sumit B | Reviewed this property |
As you are about to enter the temple on the left hand side before you have to take off your shoes there are few guides who seat underneath a very large tree and wait of guests. They will also approach you if you need a... More