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Melkote Temple Timings – Cheluvanarayana Swamy

Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple – Melkote

Cheluvanarayana Swamy temple is located in the land with a rich heritage in Melkote in the Mandya district in Karnataka. The temple is located at a distance of 54.6 km from Mysore. You can find the best accommodations in Melkote & hotels in Mysore with an online booking facility only at YatraDham.Org. Vairamudi Festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm in the temple. Read further to know more about melkote temple timings, melkote temple history, places you can visit near Melkote temple, nearby accommodations, and more…

Melkote Temple History

Who built Melkote Temple?

The popular Vaishnavaite shrine was built under the patronage of Mysore Wodeyars. Saint Sri Ramanujacharya visited the place and settled here for 12 years which brought more importance to the place.

About Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple

The temple is also “Dakshina Badri”, one’s Badri Yatra would be incomplete without visiting this temple. It is one of the iconic temples in Melkote with rich natural beauty which attracts thousands of pilgrims every day. Cheluva Narayan is worshipped here. It is believed that Lord Krishna, Balarama, and other Gods have worshipped the deity. Hence it is also known as ‘Ramapriya’, ‘Thamar Uganda Thirumeni’ and ‘Chella Pillai’.

Here Lord Vishnu is worshipped as Cheluvaranarayana Swamy. In Kritayuga Sri Cheluvanarayana is worshipped as Vedadri, in treta yuga, it is worshipped by Sri Krishna and Balarama which is known as Yadavadri. While in Kalyuga it is worshipped by Sri Ramanujacharya.

Melkote Temple Timings

Timings from Monday to Friday

Days Darshan
Temple Darshan Timings
Mon to Fri Morning Darshan Timings 07:30 to 13:00
Mon to Fri Temple Afternoon Break Timings 13:00 to 16:00
Mon to Fri Evening Darshan Timings 16:00 to 18:00
Mon to Fri Night Darshan Timings 19:00 to 20:00
Mon to Fri Temple Closing Timings 20:00


Timings on Saturday and Special Days

Parts of the Day
Temple Darshan Timings/Schedule
Morning Darshan Timings
07:30 to 13:30
Temple Afternoon Break Timings
13:30 to 15:30
Evening Darshan Timings
15:30 to 18:00
Night Darshan Timings
19:00 to 20:00
Temple Closing Timings 20:00


Accommodations Near Melkote Temple

Melkote Accommodation

Best accommodations with an online booking facility are available near the Melkote Temple. For online booking click below.

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Hotels in Mysore

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Melkote Temple Nearby Tourist Places

While visiting Melkote temple there are a number of tourist places nearby that you can visit on your trip to Melkote temple.

Sri Rangapatna( Sriranganatha Swamy Temple, Sri Nimishamba Temple, Tipu Summer Palace, Gumbaz, Sangam, Karighatta, Ranganthittu)
Krishna Raja Sagar
Sri Adichunchanagiri Kshetra
Sri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy Temple, Hosaholalu
Sri Chennakeshava Swamy Temple, Nagamangala
Sri Siddhalingeshwara Swamy Temple, Yadiyur
Thondanur (Tonnur Lake)

Melkote Temple Distance

Melkote Temple to Mysore- 54.6 km

Melkote Temple to Benagaluru- 148.3 km

Melkote Temple to Mandya- 39.1 km

How to Reach Melkote Temple?


The nearest airport is Bangalore Airport (168 Km). Regular flights are available from the metro cities. From the airport, one can hire or book a cab or taxi.


The nearest railway station is Pandavapura Railway Station (30 km).  


KSRTC buses from Banglore, Mysore & Srirangapatna are available for the devotees planning to visit Melkote Temple.

For more such latest religious blogs, temple updates/ news, and more please visit YatraDham – Travel Blog –  Holy Place Writing India

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