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Chamundi Hills - Sri Chamundeshwari temple

Chamundi Hills

The original temple was built by Hoysala kings in the 12th century. Later the tower of the temple was built by Vijayanagara kings in the 17th century. A flight of one thousand steps was built to the top of the hill from the bottom in the year 1659. There is a huge Nandi at 800th step. Nandi is the bull mount of Shiva. It has the dimension of 24feet length and 15feet hight. It has delicately carved bells around its neck

Chamundi hills is around 12 kms from Mysore city. If you are looking just to visit temple and come back, you can avail our 4 hours, 40 kms package. You can even cover the Nandi on the way back from Chamundi hills.

If you are going for 8 hours, 80 kms packages, you can visit Mysore zoo and Karanji lake also on the way. infact if you are quick, our drivers can take you to many more places in Mysore.

Chamundi Hills is in Karnataka.The Chamundeshwari Temple is situated on the top of Chamundi hills. It is about 10 km from Mysore. The temple was named after Durga, the fierce form of Shakti. Goddess Chamundeshwari is held in reverence for centuries by the Wodeyars of Mysore kingom