Best time to visitN/A
Open hours7:30 - 2:00 PM, 3:30- 6:00 PM and :30 PM - 9:00 PM
Things to doworship
Best MonthsAll year
Rank5 out of 77 attractions in Mysore
This is a famous religious center on top of the Chamundi Hills in Mysore. This temple was built ust after the Wodeyars started their rule on this place and the Goddess Shakti was thei cult deity. Later, many contributions were made by the Hoysalas and Vijayanagara rulers. The legend goes that after the Goddess Chamundi had slayed the demon kind Mahishasura, everyone started praying to her and thus was built a very small shrine in devotion of the Goddess. This is the same temple which was rebuilt and beautified to form what we see today.