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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

One among the nice places and temples in and around Mysore very near and hardly it is 30 KM and also no much crowd can enjoy with family and can feel the gods richness

Thank Mahadeva S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Keshava temple in Somanathapuram is about 30 km from Mysore. It is one of the understated places of tourism in Mysore. It is a beautiful temple embellished with intricate carvings inside out. An untouched beauty built around 1200 AD during the Hoysala reign. It has...More

Thank kasturi d
Reviewed 4 days ago

Somanathpura is town, near Mysore. The place is known for its Chennakesava Temple also called Kesava Temple.

Thank roysons
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a marvellous keshava temple of hoysala architecture its one of the heritage property which is been maintain nicely there is entry Ticket of 15rs per adult.. You can click photos or can take video there is no restriction....looking at the temple we can just...More

Thank prashantsoumiya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We on the way back from Shiva Samundram fall visited Somnathpur Temple about 30 Km from Shiva samundram fall. This gem of a building is the last, and best-preserved, of the major Hoysala temples. The temple entrance faces east, and is framed by lathe-turned columns.You...More

Thank maitiashok
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most amazing and unbelievable architecture I've ever seen. Very peaceful place and apart from the temple I loved the road trip. It was beautiful.

Thank Mohammed I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited about 35 Hoysala temples in Karnataka. I can say Keshava temple at Somanathapura is one of the most splendid of all. Strongly recommended place for history and art lovers. This temple was never completed and hence no puja takes place here. The...More

Thank Abhinav A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the oldest sculptures on earth...which defines the Dravidian culture. One of the best places for photoshoot...also visit a lake nearby !!

Thank nishant n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must visit if you are in or around Mysore. Most intricate sculptures and very well kept monument. Sadly, not popular among Indian tourist.

Thank FH-Bangalore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a temple built by Hoysala Kings. This architecture of this temple is inline with the temples in Halebeedu and Belur. The sculptures are wonder to see.

Thank pnrkumar9
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When does the temple open in the morning? Will it be possible to visit by 7 AM?
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
Any recommendation for a good guide for Somnathpur Temple. Thanks in advance!
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
How long is it from Mysore? I have a day to spare at Mysore and I have been to most of the tourist spots in Mysore city, I'm planning to visit this temple. Also, which are the other spots I could add on to this trip within the time frame of a day?
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......