Sri Nandi Temple, Mysuru (Mysore)

A colossal 6x8 m (16x24 ft) statue carved out of a single boulder, Sri Nandi Temple sits hilltop overlooking the monumental 1,000-step staircase and Mysore. Carved in situ in the mid-17th century, the famous Nandi attracts devotees and tourists from across the world. Regarded as a vehicle of Lord Shiva, this impressive statue, standing at nearly 1,000 m (3,000 ft) altitude, has a small cave temple behind it painted with white and ochre stripes. You reach the foot of the hill from Mysore, some 13 km (8 mi) away. To visit Sri Nandi Temple and get the most from your holiday in Mysuru (Mysore), create itinerary details personal to you using our Mysuru (Mysore) tour itinerary site .
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  • The last point of halt was the Bull Temple on the hill. It was dark in the evening. This time, we found that the bull God is no more black. Its colour is like that of granite. We took a round, prayed,...  more »
  • This is the foothills of Sri Chamundi Hills. One can go by foot from this place to Sri Chamudi Hills . The nandi was very huge. I think it is a monolithic stone statue.  more »
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  • Beautiful statue. Love the atmosphere. Humongous Nandhi statue is captivating. Need to park vehicles by side of road. Temple is open at specific time but statue viewing is always open to.
  • A brilliant place! A must visit and a pride point for all Mysoreans. The view is amazing!
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