Somnathpur - Karnataka
Somanathapur is situated on the left bank of the Cauvery river & is at a distance of 35 kms to east of Mysore. Somanatpur has the 13th centuries hoysala temple, Dedicated to lord Sri Keshava, It is a masterpiece of Hoysala architecture which was built in
A.D. 1268, by Somanatha Dandanayaka, an illustrious General of the Hoysala king Narasimha lll (1254 - 1291 A.D.), and named after him.
The walls of the star-shaped temple are literally covered with superb sculptures in stone depicting various scenes from the Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bhagavad-Gita and the life and times of the Hoysala kings .If you like this place then don't miss the other Hoysala temples at Belur and Halebid, north of Mysore
How to Reach Somnathpur:
: Nearest Airport is Mysore about 35 kms.
By Rail :
Nearest Railhead is Mysore about 35 Kms.
: Somnathpur is well connected by KSRTC & Private bus services. It is connected to all major cities nearby.