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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  • Oldest and very powerful temple, the name Srikanteshwara mean Shiva holding posion on his throat. Temple has very beautiful architecture and sculpture usually crowded on Monday's and weekends.its...  more »
  • It's a stunning temple on a very special location. You'll have great views of Mysore city. Mind the opening hours!  more »
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  • I generally like temples. This one was not too busy. Lots of smaller places of worship inside. The outside could have been kept cleaner though. Don't forget to buy the Bella coconut burfi from the seller outside and join the esteemed list that includes film personalities
  • Very beautiful and ancient temple to visit in Nanjungud town. It's just next to Kapila river...Once you enter the temple it's so beautiful and you can also see the ancient Hindu architecture...Very blessed feeling...It's most crowded on weekends and Monday's...It has room facilities as well..

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