Somanathapura Tourism, India

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Somanathapura (ಸೋಮನಾಥಪುರ) is a town located 35 km from the historic Mysore city in Mysore district, Karnataka state, India. Somanathapura is famous for the Chennakesava Temple (also called Kesava or Keshava temple) built by Somanatha, a Dandanayaka (commander) in 1268 CE under Hoysala Empire King Narasimha III, when the Hoysalas were the major power in South India. The Keshava temple is one of the finest and most complete examples of Hoysala architecture and is also one of the best preserved Hoysala temples. The temple is a trikutachala (a three celled structure), with the three sanctums or shrines connected by a vestibule. The temple is in the care of the Archaeological Survey of India as a protected heritage site.

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Planning a vacation to Somanathapura in India? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. Somanathapura is located at a short trip away from Coimbatore a major city in India. Take a short trip from Somanathapura and set some time aside to explore the Coimbatore. Dotted with places like Dhyanalinga Temple, Marudamalai Temple, Perur Pateeswarar Temple; it will definitely be a good idea. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Somanathapura*

  • Pollution Statistics in Somanathapura

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

    • Air Pollution 42.35 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 54.26 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35.94 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.49 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 38.02 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 36.73 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 35.11 (Low)
  • Somanathapura: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 39.06 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.19 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 36.67 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.44 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.64 (Moderate)
  • Living in Somanathapura - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Somanathapura is 142.76 (High)

    • Safety Index 57.97 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.7 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 49.4 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.7 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 22.34 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 72.69 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 16.33 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 45.76 (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 Somanathapura

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.94 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 34.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.4 USD

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

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