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Somnathpur Temple

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

Karnataka Tourism gave us another pleasant surprise! This place is well maintained unlike the not so impressive approach road. The style is similar to Belur/ Halebidu temples.

Thank ksvkumarji
Reviewed yesterday

too crowded on weekends,architecture is awesome, speaks volumes about the greatness of our kings who built temples, though there is a fee they take at the entrance, not sure if there is someone who is maintaining the temple... washrooms are without water & stinky...

Thank G G
Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful, fairly maintained place close to Mysuru. Though the campus is serene and beautiful, there are not much facilities around. Washrooms are not properly maintained. No canteen/eateries around the place. So, if you are going in a group or with family, take necessary eatables...More

Thank bhagirathibhat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit place for people who love to know about history and architecture. The temple is built based on Hoysala architecture . It's really beautiful both inside and outside. The temple was built for lord chennakeshava though it's not a place of worship. It's...More

Thank premalu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neatly maintained. Art in the line of Belur, Halabedu. So guided tour may be little more worthy. Wash rooms are not maintained. It may take two hours for the detailed visit. As it is a village, you wont find much amenities. It is worth the...More

Thank Maran N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Somnathpur is famous for the Chennakesava temple. It was built by the Hoysala king. It is famous for it's architecture.

Thank HemaKumarReddy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Somnathpur temple, a beautiful temple with old memories, this type of temple no one in Kerala, best everyone like

Thank vmsatheesh22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best Hoysalan Temples I have visited so far. The decorations on the outer walls are of very fine quality. They depicts various Vishnu Avtars, Gods and Goddesses, Battle scenes etc. The sheer artwork in these carvings is enchanting. The pillars inside the...More

Thank rat_astro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was amazed with the architecture of this temple dedicated to Vishnu. The characters of the Indian mythology are literally sculpted in stone both on the outside and inside of the temple. The gods statues have so interesting details and are so greatly preserved that...More

Thank Ina G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Best weekend get away from Bangalore, & Mysore. Awesome architecture. Worth a visit. Exhibits the genius and the craftsmanship of the sculptors of the Hoyshala kings. Very well maintained by the Government. Has a small entrance fee.

Thank sowmya_dcc
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Phaneendra1
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
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rogercharlie
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
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5 March 2015|
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Response from cathc440 | Reviewed this property |
About an hour's drive from Mysore, and you can also visit Sultan Tipu's summer palace, or walk by the river near there......
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