Sculptures and architecture is too good.. it is one of its kind.. avoid summer season as it is quite hot out there..
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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
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
Its a 1000 year old temple which has been preserved by the ASI and its an amazing place. Lovely architecture and peaceful :)
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.
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
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