Somanathapura is a village located 33km from Mysore. Channakeshava Temple is one of the best examples of Hoysala architecture.  The temple was built by Soma, a commander under Hoysala king Narasimha III in 1268 CE. At this time Hoysalas were the major power in South India. This temple is also called  Keshava temple.

Temple timings: 9am to 5-30pm

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