Somanathapura Tourism & Travel Guide

This is a town a few kilometers away from the Mysore City and is also located in the Mysore District of Karnataka. This place is popular mainly for the Chennakesava Temple which was built in the 13th century during the rule of the Hoysala Dynasty. The temple was built by Soma, a commander of the Hoyasala Empire during the rule of Narasimha III. The Chennakesava Temple is one of the best examples of the Hoysala Empire and is till now wxtremely well conserved. The temple is under the administration and is looked after by the Archeological Survey of India.

Trips and Itineraries for Somanathapura

Mysore-Srirangapatna-Somnathpura trip from Bangalore

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A quick getaway to Shivasamudram

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One day bike ride into Hoysala Territory, Bangalore to Somnathapura – Keshava Temple

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Top Places To Visit in Somanathapura

Keshava Temple
Mysore, Karnataka, India
Originally known as the Chennakeshava Temple, this is in the town of Somanathapura. It was built by a general named Soma...

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Weekend Getaways from Somanathapura

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Eravikulam National Park
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