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Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, Mysuru (Mysore)

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Visit Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, a temple dedicated to the fearsome Chamunda, an incarnation of Shakti, nestled on top of the towering Chamundi hills. Climb the 1,000 steps that lead up to the hill's summit, or take a drive to the top to reach the temple and admire its Dravidian architectural style. The temple area can get crowded, but you can enjoy sweeping views of Mysore from 1,173 m (3,489 ft) above sea level. Arrange your visit to Sri Chamundeshwari Temple and discover more family-friendly attractions in Mysuru (Mysore) using our Mysuru (Mysore) vacation generator.
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  • we reached mysuru at 8.45 and confused about the road to temple that showing in google map.even the sign shows its the way to temple it was look like a road to private property.we finally decided to t...  more »
  • Felt close to God and at the same time was cajoled by street vendors. Enjoyed all of it and also spent money on vendors. That's my kind of contribution to humanity. 
  • A beautiful temple where you get your peace of mind and chance to see a beautiful lady(Chamundeshwari Devi). During special days it will be crowd and you will get special entrance ticket with that you...  more »
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  • Path Way for the Temple is Awesome. 1. Road Way 2. Stairs Devoted Place, and Public Services like 1. Transportation 2. Food/Water 3. Stay are very good and are well managed.
  • Chamundeshwari devis temple..on mountain...u hav to go by car or vehicle its aprox 20 km frm maysore city. U may watch city frm above.
  • Path Way for the Temple. 1. Road Way 2. Stairs Chamundi temple is visible from most parts of Mysuru. The hilltop also provides excellent view of Mysuru. I never miss to visit chamundi hills when i come to Mysuru. V have excellent Bus Facility to Chamundi Hills from Mysore City Bus Stand i.e., Volvo & Normal Bus. ©
  • It was an easy drive to the hill top temple. It just took 15 minutes for the darshana and it was good. The ramp that was setup opposite garbha gudi was very helpful.
  • Goddess Chamundi is believed to be the protector of Mysuru. Chamundi temple is visible from most parts of Mysuru. The hilltop also provides excellent view of Mysuru. The legend is that any Goddess Chamundi does not disappoint Her devotees. The hill also has famous Nandi temple.