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

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A great place to visit for the cardio and the view

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Jovial D
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank rajesh_pune
Panjim, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank mohank1976
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's nearly 100-120 kms from Bangalore. Roads are good so not much fuss. The roads near to temple are like with sharp bends. People have vomiting tendency might face problems. Temple is at height and not recommended for old people. Stairs are very sharp and straight. Other than this aerial view from temple to downstairs is awesome. Be careful with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Narasimha temple and Vishnu temple with few ponds and puligore of the local specialist made the visit a memorable one

Thank rajeshwar g
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This place is perfect for shooting ..!!! .. such a beautiful temples ... i mean if you get into history of this place and each temple/monument you will say wow .... dont miss this place if you go near Mysore .. .worst thing is this is maintained by government and you know how it will be ... :(

Thank Hemanth_84kh
Udupi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We are bit disappointed when we arrived there around 2:30pm as local said temple will be closed till 5:30pm. Later we found a rusted board saying about temple timings which is from 9:30am till 1pm or till 2pm then reopens at 5:30pm till 8pm. Other than that, you have to climb around 400 steps up but view from top is... More 

Thank GanIndia
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice lunch Must try Authentic food sweet pongal palya sambhar kosambari fryiums rasam puliyogare excellent

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