Somnathpur is well known for the breathtaking Prasanna Chennakesava Temple, one of the well known places of heritage in karnataka. This is one of the three Hoysala temples nominated for UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the other two being temples at Belur & Halebid. This is one of the popular tourist places to visit near Bangalore, & Mysore. The Somnathpur temple is famous for its elaborate and intricate sculptures. The most characteristic feature of this temple is its 16 different ceilings, each depicting a different stage of a blooming plantain (banana flower). It is one of the must include places in Mysore tour packages.

Mysore, Shivanasamudra Falls, & Bangalore are also close to Somnathpur and 2-3 day trips can be planned to visit Somnathpur along with these places. It is one of the popular 1-day trips from Bangalore& Mysore.

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