Chennakesava Temple, Mysuru (Mysore)

Marvel at the fine architecture and artwork of Chennakesava Temple, a Hoysala temple made from soapstone. The well-preserved complex dates back to 1268, when the area was ruled by Hoysala king Narasimha III. Sitting in an impressively high-walled enclosure, the temple consists of three main shrines, all to forms of the Hindu god Vishnu. Outside, note the symmetry of its architectural design, the horizontal ornamental patterns, and the details of the roofs; inside, linger over the intricate interiors and finely wrought sculptures. Make Chennakesava Temple part of your personalized Mysuru (Mysore) itinerary using our Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary site .
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  • Somnath temple in Mysore is very famous and great history temple it's a heart touching temple to everyone visited that  more »
  • I visited in 2017. One of the must visit place in South India. I am sure this is one of the Architectural Wonder in India.  more »
  • somnathpur temple is at around 40km from Mysore. The whole temple was built according to Hoysala architecture using stones.  more »
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  • Keshava is sense of Hindu religious Krishna goddess temple in and out beautiful structure and vary clear art built on heavy stone in and both side two minutes you may sit inside the temple you make dhyana or concentration or you can say good place for meditation beautiful art inside temple.not only that let us in future goddess energy help to come out for devotees and find out actual missing structure from temple. You must love this hard work ...!👍👍👌👌
  • Amazing piece of art. The sculptures are very well done and especially the symmetrical lathe machine output kind of stone designs are unbelievable considering age of the temple.
  • I have visited the the Chennakesava Temple a few times. When I visited in 2004, there were no lights inside the temple and it was very difficult to see the amazing temple architecture. But when I visited now, there is huge improvement, lights inside the temple makes it much better, the lawns are maintained very well, the restrooms are OK, no paper or bottles, cement chairs near the trees... However, no good restaurants nearby, may be because not too many visitors. Parking is also not that great.
  • This temple is very very awesome and it's a must visit place cause you must see all the brilliant work for the unique individual sculptures there are around millions of them. visit this place and it's good just for taking kids and they would be astonished
  • Different type of architecture. There are 3 statues representing 3 avatars of vishnu inside the temple. Well maintained and has a good greenery around the temple. A must visit place if you stay near mysuru. Timings are from 09:30 to 17:30.
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