We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Somnathpur Temple

Keshava Temple, Somanathapura | Somanathapura Village, Mysuru (Mysore) 571120, India
+91 99637 60196
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Private Tour: Shivanasamudra Waterfalls and Ancient Somnathpur Full-Day Tour...
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Keshava Temple, Somanathapura | Somanathapura Village, Mysuru (Mysore) 571120, India
+91 99637 60196

Similar Things to Do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Write a ReviewReviews (755)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

191 - 200 of 670 reviews

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Sculptures and architecture is too good.. it is one of its kind.. avoid summer season as it is quite hot out there..

Thank Swetha M
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Was amazed and the temple is a must see. the road to the teample can be improved but once there it is a great experience.

Thank guptaruc
Reviewed 17 August 2016

One of my favorite place in mysore to chill out with friends , had so much of good memories in this place

Thank deepumys
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I can say one of the best tempel I see in my life . This tempel one of the most impressive stractures that can be seen in the place.

Thank Mahtab T
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We went on Aug 2016 as a family. It is about 30 to 40 Kms from Mysore. The temple is very well maintained. The carvings are very detailed and are so different from each other. Requires just half an hour to 1 hour max to...More

1  Thank shankru85
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Just the road to the place, through a rural landscape, is worth the trip. Then, the temple, if you get a guide to explain the stories depicted on the walls, is impressive

Thank felipa v
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Its a 1000 year old temple which has been preserved by the ASI and its an amazing place. Lovely architecture and peaceful :)

Thank Naina S
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This temple almost a 1000 years old is so immaculately preserved that it is a real wonder. The grounds are also well manicured. The sculptures of the temple are so beautiful.

Thank Dorai N
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I highly recommend Somnathpur. It is one of the finest monuments of the Hoysala Dynasty, a great Hindu South Indian kingdoms of the late middle ages. The architecture and carvings are beautiful. It is no longer an active temple so you can go in and...More

1  Thank prodman
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Somnathpur temple is a beautiful temple built by the Hoysala kings who ruled South Karnataka from 9th to 14th century AD. The temple's beautiful carvings are in soapstone which when dug from the earth are soft for the sculptors to work on and when exposed...More

2  Thank Mukta2016
Nearby HotelsSee all 117 hotels in Mysuru (Mysore)
Jaladhama Resort
101 reviews
10.72 miles away
Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre
140 reviews
12.82 miles away
Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel
476 reviews
12.88 miles away
Oriole Resorts
39 reviews
14.24 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Olive Garden
156 reviews
14.20 miles away
Bombay Tiffany's Annexe
5 reviews
13.19 miles away
Five Star Chicken
5 reviews
13.26 miles away
Little Woods
7 reviews
13.19 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens
2,803 reviews
14.95 miles away
Dariya Daulat Palace
128 reviews
14.60 miles away
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
1,989 reviews
12.02 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
1 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from rat_astro | Reviewed this property |
Definitely a 4-5 star attraction. Must visit to see the Hoysala Architecture. Less crowded than Belur and Halebeedu but equally beautiful.
Santhosh K
20 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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