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#1 of 3 Places to Visit in Shivanasamudra Falls

At a distance of 137 km from Bangalore, 35 km from Mysore & 50 km from Shivanasamudra Falls, Somnathpur is well known for the breathtaking Prasanna Chennakesava Temple, one of the three famous & finest representations of Hoysala architecture (other two being temples at Belur & Halebid). This is one of the three Hoysala temples nominated for UNESCO World Heritage Site status. This is one of the popular tourist places to visit near Bangalore & Mysore and one of the wonderful weekend getaways from both the cities. The Hoysala temples are known for minute & intricate carvings and sculptures with metal like polishing. It is one of the well known Karnataka tourist places and also one of the best places to experince Mysore Tourism.

Located on the banks of Cauvery River, Chennakesava Temple .....

Distance (From Shivanasamudra Falls): 46 Kms
Trip Duration (From Shivanasamudra Falls - Including Travel): 4 Hours/Half Day
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#2 of 3 Places to Visit in Shivanasamudra Falls

At a distance of 139 km from Bangalore, 476 km from Chennai, 247 km from Mangalore, 203 km from Coimbatore & 128 km from Ooty, Mysore is the 2nd biggest City in Karnataka. It is the erstwhile capital of the Mysore Maharajas, who ruled the Mysore State between 1399 & 1947. Mysore still retains its old world charm with its palaces, heritage buildings, traditions and temples. At an altitude of 763 meters surrounded by hill ranges from north to south, it is known as the City of Palaces. Mysore is one of the top destinations to visit as part of 2 day trip near Bangalore and Mysore Palace is among the must include place in your Mysore Tour Packages.

According to this story in the mythological Devi Purana, Mysore was ruled by the demon-king Mahishasura. He was called Mahishasura, because he was a buffalo-headed monster. Hearing .....

Distance (From Shivanasamudra Falls): 68 Kms
Trip Duration (From Shivanasamudra Falls - Including Travel): 1-2 Days
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#3 of 3 Places to Visit in Shivanasamudra Falls

At a distance of 24 Kms from Somnathpur, 32 Kms from Sivanasamudram & 49 Kms from Mysore, Talakadu is a historical destination which was once a famous pilgrimage site. Situated on the banks of Kaveri River, Talakadu is a beautiful place surrounded by temples and is among prime place to visit on a Mysore trip.

Talakadu had over 30 temples, most are them are buried in the sand today. Some of these temples have been excavated and are open for public. There are five temples dedicated to Lord Siva - Pathaleshwara, Maruleshwara, Arkeshwara, Vaideeshwara and Mallikarjuneshwara Temple. The Keerthinarayana temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu is a beautiful site with wonderful carvings.

Talakadu was ruled by several dynasties - Gangas, Hoysalas, Rashtra Kootas and Vijayanagara Kings. The temples of Talakadu have mixed architecture styles of these dynasties. Talakadu is also known for .....

Distance (From Shivanasamudra Falls): 32 Kms
Trip Duration (From Shivanasamudra Falls - Including Travel): 4 Hours/Half Day
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Most Asked Questions on Shivanasamudra Falls


  • What is the best season to visit Shivanasamudra Falls?

    July to January is the best time to visit Shivanasamudra Falls while August to October is the peak season. This place offers breathtaking sight in the peak monsoons.

  • How many days are required to visit Shivanasamudra Falls?

    It usually requires 4 Hours/Half Day to visit all the most important attractions in Shivanasamudra Falls. There are several wonderful destinations you can visit along with Shivanasamudra Falls like Mysore, Somnathpur and Srirangapatna by adding few additional days to your trip.

  • What is the budget required to visit Shivanasamudra Falls?

    Budget of Shivanasamudra trip depends on the trip duration and category of hotel you choose for your stay along with the kind of vehicle you prefer. Shivanasamudra tour packages offered by Trawell.in start from as low as INR 4800 per person for a 2D/1N trip and from INR 7000 per person for 3D/2N vacation.

  • Is Coracle ride available at Shivanasamudra Falls?

    Yes, available, The interesting way to watch the beauty of the waterfall is to take a coracle ride to the mouth of the magnificent waterfall. Coracle rides in Shivanasamudra are pretty scenic and fun.

  • Can we swim in Shivanasamudra Falls?

    The currents here are quite strong and the gorge is quite deep. So, swimming is not permitted here. But Barachukki has a section of waterfall where the water flows less in volume and an ideal spot to play and enjoy a bath under the waterfall in this area.


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