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

Chamundi Hills - Review

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.

Chamundi Hills Information

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

How To reach Chamundi Hills by Public Transport

  • Chamundi Hill Bus Station (Main Hill)


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TripHobo Highlights for Chamundi Hills

  • 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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Things to Know Before Visiting Chamundi Hills

  • 72.24% 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

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Chamundi Hills, Mysore Reviews

  • When in Mysore, definitely don't miss out on this place. And I would suggest to go here after sunset, the way to the temple doesn't have many street lights and the road has many turns, the temple being on hill. The temple is peaceful, won't take more than 15-20 mins. On the way down , you can get down at a view point and have a look at the beautiful city of Mysore all lighted up.

  • This is a lovely scenic hillspot. A meandering drive up during sunset would be beautiful. Lots of couples come here to enjoy the view. Do bring a thick windbreaker as it get pretty windy and cold. There's a viewing point with binoculars require payment, you can see Mysore palace and Mysore city here. Lots of shops to eat on top.

  • A place of great historical importance... Good place to visit.. Would recommend to visit the place early in the morning and witness sunrise.. Beware of monkeys.. It is better not to feed them... In day time the rush is too much...

  • Recommend the walk The temple and the area surrounding is very busy. We opted to get there by the '1000 step climb', yes it was sweaty but definitely worth it. Views on the way up were better than from the top as it's so busy. The pathway up is clean and pretty quite as not many people take this

  • Loved the view from this place. Visited the holy chamundeshwari temple. The hill offers view of entire Mysor city. Also rains quite often here. There is no entry fees for the hills. There are dedicated spots where you can stop your vehicle without blocking the traffic. Love to visit here again.

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