This famous temple is located on the summit of Chamundi Hill, adorned by a towering 40m-high gopuram (entrance gateway). This can be a nice half-day excursion, offering spectacular view of the city below. One can either take a bus ride or hire auto-rickshaw to the temple. Chamundi Hill is about 13 kms from Mysore, which is a prominent city in Karnataka State, India. Chamundi Hills is famous not only in India but also abroad. Atop of the hill the famous Sri Chamundeswari Temple. ‘Chamundi’ or ‘Durga’ is the fierce form of ‘Shakti’.
BEST TIME TO VISIT MYSORE
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