Srikanteshwara Temple Mysuru , Mysuru (Mysore)

Visit an architectural feat and religious place with more than 1,200 years of tradition and history at Srikanteshwara Temple Mysuru . Commissioned during the rule of Ganga Dynasty in the 9th century, it is dedicated to god Shiva. See the 66 idols of Nayanmar saints and more than 100 shrines and ‘lingas’, which means representations and effigies of Shiva. Listen to the story of how the eyesight of the royal elephant was restored on Tippu Sultan’s prayers, proving the power of Shiva. Observe the Dravidian architectural style with this seven-storey high building decorated with gold and sculptures, upgraded over centuries with each ruler trying to surpass the improvements of the previous. Plan to visit Srikanteshwara Temple Mysuru during your Mysuru (Mysore) vacation using our convenient Mysuru (Mysore) day trip planner .
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  • Your visit to this temple was the most disappointing part of our ride in Karnataka. Almost totally reconstructed, it would have been in the 9th century, lost any interest other than religious. Is thirty kilometers from Mysore.
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  • This temple is at the top of the hill, we hired active and it was really nice experience going at the top of temple, we went early the morning, just beware of monkeys, there is a prasad hall also, don...  more »
  • Much, very much commerce around the temple. A building very leg printing. Beware of the free-range monkeys
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