Chamundi Hills

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  • Address: Chamundi Hills, Mysore, Karnataka 570001, India
  • Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 0821-2421521
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, 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.

Chamundi Hills Travel Tips

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

How to Reach Chamundi Hills

  • 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
  • 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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  • 66.36% 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.

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