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Venugopala Swamy Temple

KRS Backwaters | Near KRS Dam, Mysuru (Mysore), India
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Recovered treasures

Enroute other temples we bumped into Sri venugopala swamy temple. Well located at the backdrop of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rohit Kirani N
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Magnificent temple, superb restoration

We visited the Venugopalaswamy temple, on the banks of the river Cauvery, near Mysuru on the 2nd of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashok P
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KRS Backwaters | Near KRS Dam, Mysuru (Mysore), India

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enroute other temples we bumped into Sri venugopala swamy temple. Well located at the backdrop of KRS dam shores. This is one if a temple recovered (built during hoysala kingdom) from the KRS dam backwaters during 2003-04 drought. Pillar by pillar and stone by stone...More

Thank Rohit Kirani N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Venugopalaswamy temple, on the banks of the river Cauvery, near Mysuru on the 2nd of October, as we had time to kill till our train to return to Chennai. It was nothing short of spectacular, the location and the lovely temple on...More

Thank Ashok P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is most beautiful place. It was under water for so many years. So calm, nice and great place to visit with family, friends and with children. Everyone can enjoy the water. 🏞

Thank ashwinitguptha
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is coming up on the shores on Kaveri river. Huge place and is placed at the end of a village. very silent place as you have hardly very few people visiting here. best time to visit is after 4pm and return back before dark...More

1  Thank Rajesh W
Reviewed 12 June 2017

It’s a must visit temple if you are in Brindhavan gardens. Put the location in google maps, you will reach the location. You need to drive through villages. Its not a working temple at this point of time(June 2017). The Venugopala Swamy Temple located at...More

1  Thank Harikrishnan U
Reviewed 11 June 2017

When a friend suggested a visit to K R S backwaters, I never anticipated it could turn out to be such a wonderful one. View of the dam from the backwaters is a great sight. Kids and elders can equally enjoy the shores of backwaters....More

1  Thank 977sivakumarr
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Situated near to KRS... In fact @ KRS backwater... Nice place to visit... Temple made of stones... Very calm and cool place

Thank BOSS K
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This temple is being reassembled by the Khodays team. Extremely good, very well designed, well maintained and house in a very good location on the backwaters of the KRS dam. The efforts for restoration must be appreciated for sure.

Thank Mallik S
Reviewed 3 June 2017

During the construction of the KRS Dam near Mysore, the temple was submerged in the Cauvery river. Later the idols were put in a newly built temple in Hosa Kannambadi village.

Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This temple was submerged underwater for centuries. Recently when the water receded . The temple surfaced. The idols from the ancient temple are removed and reinstated in the new temple is built by Mahindra's . Excellent architecture and a great tourist destination. People who would...More

Thank vinod T
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13 August 2017|
Response from Trekker-2015 | Reviewed this property |
You need not wait anymore to go there. The restoration of only parking or similar slight landscape work only spending
12 August 2017|
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Response from vinod T | Reviewed this property |
The temple is 15 - 20 km from Mysore. On the KRS dam road. U will find the location on the Google map. You would be driving the last 5 km through a narrow road passing through a village
3 December 2016|
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Response from Amarnath R | Reviewed this property |
The Temple opens by 8.30 / 9.00.am It closes by 4.00 / 4.30 pm. At times Private vehicles are not allowed, hence you have to take the Bus to the top of the Hill. The last bus is by about 3.30 pm or 4.00 pm. depending on the... More