Melukote Tourism

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Melukote in Pandavapura taluk of Mandya district, Karnataka, in southern India, is one of the sacred places in Karnataka. The place is also known as Thirunarayanapuram. It is built on rocky hills, known as Yadugiri, Yaadavagiri and Yadushailadweepa, overlooking the Cauvery valley. Melukote is about 51 km (32 miles) from Mysore and 133 km (83 mi) from Bangalore. Melukote is the location of the Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple, with a collection of crowns and jewels which are brought to the temple for the annual celebration. On the top of the hill is the temple of Yoganarasimha. Many more shrines and ponds are located in the town. Melukote is home to the Academy of Sanskrit Research, which has collected thousands of manuscripts. Early in the 12th century, the famous Srivaishnava saint Sri Ramanujacharya, who hailed from Tamil Nadu, stayed at Melukote for about 12 years. It has thus become a prominent centre of the Srivaishnava sect. Melukote is the birthplace of Jayalalithaa who is the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

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Is Melukote in India on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Ooty, India. Ooty is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Government Botanical Gardens, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Ooty Lake. A holiday in Melukote can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Melukote*

  • Pollution Statistics in Melukote

    Know the pollution level of Melukote before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 44.77 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 55.49 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 38.69 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 44.51 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.79 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.8 (Low)
  • Melukote: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Melukote for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Melukote.

    • Burglary and Theft 36.67 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.67 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60 (High)
    • Car Stealing 38.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.07 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 36.67 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 48.21 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.23 (Moderate)
  • Living in Melukote - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Melukote is 134.23 (High)

    • Safety Index 57.41 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 91.39 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 51.68 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.57 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.03 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 67.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.17 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 35.95 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Melukote

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Melukote

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.79 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 39.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 31.56 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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