Chamundi Hills

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  • Address: Chamundi Hills, Mysore, Karnataka 570001, India
  • Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 0821-2421521
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Mountain, Family And Kids, Hill

These eight hills are among the most sacred in the country. Legend has it the the eponymous goddess once defeated the demon Mahishasura here, and was consequently enshrined. There’s a lovely temple dedicated to her on one of the hills. The hills offer a panoramic view of the area surrounding Mysore and one can see the Mysore Palace, the race course and a couple of lakes. 1008 steep steps will lead you to the top of the main hill and you’ll pass a 16-foot tall statue of Nandi the Bull, Gatekeeper and Mount to Shiva and Parvati. The temple on this hill are a popular pilgrimage destination.

  • There have been sightings of wild leopards in these parts.

  • Chamundi Hill Bus Station (Main Hill)


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  • Chamundi Hills Address: Chamundi Hills, Mysore, Karnataka 570001, India
  • Chamundi Hills Contact Number: 0821-2421521
  • Chamundi Hills Timing: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Chamundi Hills Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Chamundi Hills(preferred time): 07:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Chamundi Hills: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 72.28% of people who visit Mysore include Chamundi Hills in their plan

  • 85.33% of people start their Chamundi Hills visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Chamundi Hills

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chamundi Hills

People normally club together Mysore Palace and Karanji Lake while planning their visit to Chamundi Hills.

People also prefer to start their day with Chamundi Hills.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Bird view point of entire Mysore city... Wonderful view at night... This is a lovely scenic hill-spot. There's a viewing point with binoculars require payment, you can see Mysore palace and Mysore city here. Early morning and late evenings are best time to visit...

  • A very beautiful hill the view from the hill is very nice and beautiful and yeah one can see the whole city from view point and it's a very neat and clean hill but if you have motion syndrome then you find a little bit problem because road have many terns but at the end a must visit place....

  • Beautiful place... It will be great experience if you go by steps... Good view points...

  • Chamundi hills, is a must visit when in Mysore.beautiful view of city and if its a Sunday, and you happen to be there between 7pm to 8pm its a awesome view of the Mysore Palace with all lights turned on, photographers paradise, last but not the least, its a very old and famous temple to visit.

  • Very nice place to go early in the morning. It's green hill and very good place.

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