Chamundi HillAn Hour drive in AC Bus (Take Route no 201 from Mysore satellite city bus stand) , was just beautiful indeed, as we go through the hill, we could see the beautiful city view below, the scenery was breathtaking . As we arrive the Chamundeshwari Temple. We can seethe statue of Mahishasura with a sword in his right hand and cobra in the left is definitely worth clicking a picture. During the darshan it gets really crowded(especially Saturday and Sunday), however, when i arrived it was not a big ques,I went inside the temple within half an hour and completed Lord chamundeshwari Darshan and came out side of temple. Then i went to see Nandi Statue, which is about 15ft tall.We have to walk down 1000 steps to reach the Nandi Statue .For me, it took a bit easy way out and walked downhill those 1000 stairs. Nandi Statue is beautiful and worth visiting .
Chamundi Hills : We visited the Chamundeshwari temple in the early morning which is located on the Chamundi hills. It is one of the 18 maha shakti pithas. You will have to leave early if you want to take darshan as it will be crowdy and there will be long ques.Out of the chamundi temple, you will find many people selling the chandan items on the road , you can grab one or two. (sandal wood)Other places to visit in mysore are mysore zoo , folklore and jaganmohan palace , karanji lake and GRS fantasy park.If you have enough time, you can proceed to either Ooty or Coorg which is worth dropping by .
Temple allows devotees to visit the temple from 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM and 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM on all days of week.
Then I’m headed to Chamundi Hills, to visit the famous Chamundeshwari temple. It has been named after the Goddess who was worshipped by Mysore Maharajas for centuries. Chamundeshwari (Durga) is the fierce form of Shakti who killed the demon Mahishasuran. His colorful mannequin greets me as I reach the summit of the hills.