Heritage

#1 of 2 Places to Visit in Somnathpur

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 .....

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Waterfall

#2 of 2 Places to Visit in Somnathpur

At a distance of 130 km from Bangalore & 81 km from Mysore, Shivanasamudra is a famous waterfall situated in Mandya District of Karnataka State. This is one of the best waterfalls near Bangalore and also among popular one day trip from Bangalore. These waterfalls are also known as Siva Samudram, literally meaning Shiva's Sea. Shivanasamudra is a segmented waterfall with several parallel stream formed adjacent to each other.

Situated on River Kaveri, Shivanasamudra is among the popular Tourist places in Karnataka. The island of Shivanasamudra divides Kaveri River into two parts that form two waterfalls, one is Gaganachukki and the other is Bharachukki. Gaganachukki and Barachukki Falls are collectively called as Shivanasamudra Falls though Gaganachukki .....

Distance (From Somnathpur): 46 Kms
Trip Duration (From Somnathpur - Including Travel): 4-6 Hours
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Most Asked Questions on Somnathpur


  • What is the best season to visit Somnathpur?

    Winter season from October to March is the best time to visit Somnathpur while the peak season is from October & December to January.

  • How many days are required to visit Somnathpur?

    Somnathpur usually takes half day to visit the most important attractions. There are several wonderful destinations to visit near Somnathpur like Mysore, Shivanasamudra and Bandipur National Park that can be visited by adding additional few days to your trip.

  • What is the budget required to visit Somnathpur?

    Budget of Somnathpur trip depends on the trip duration and category of hotel you choose for your stay along with the kind of vehicle you prefer. Somnathpur tour packages offered by Trawell.in start from as low as INR 4800 per person for a 2D/1N trip and from INR 7500 per person for 3D/2N vacation.

  • What are some must visit places & things to do while visiting Somnathpur?

    Ensure to cover most important places to visit in & near Somnathpur like Talakadu, Shivanasamudra falls, Srirangapatna, etc. Mysore which is 35 km from Somnathpur and can be visited along with Somnathpur.