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Kere Thonnur village, Pandavapura
Narayanapura Road, Pandavapura

Pandavapura is a town near Mysore city. It is part of Mandya district in Karnataka state, India.


Pandavapura is a small temple town suitable for silent picnics. Many tourist centers like Melkoute and Srirangapatna can be easily accessed from Pandavapura. The town itself has only basic facilities.

Get in[edit]

Map of Pandavapura

Pandavapura is accessible by bus or train from Mysore and Mandya.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Kere Thonnur, Narayanapura Road (10 km). Twin Lakes, Many hillocks, paddy fields, coconut plantations, cute temples Kere Thonnur (Q28172802) on Wikidata Kere Thonnur on Wikipedia
  • Kunthi Betta Hills (5 km). Ideal for trekking trips
  • Lakshmi Riverside Temple, Harohalli (2 km).
  • Melukote Hills, Near Jakanahalli Cross. Ancient temples, ancient buildings, beautiful views
  • Nambi Narayana temple, Pandavapura (5 km).
  • 2 Narayanapura village, Kere Thonnur Road (18 km). Picnic spot, Lakes, temples Narayanapura (Q28403855) on Wikidata Narayanapura on Wikipedia
  • 3 Shingapoore village, Near Kere Thonnur Lake (15 km). Beautiful paddy fields, cute huts and people living in the nineteenth century Shingapoore (Q28403856) on Wikidata Shingapoore on Wikipedia
  • Shre Shiva hills, Near Pattasomana Halli village.
  • 4 Venugopala Samy Temple, KRS route. A 12th century temple that was submerged in during the KRS dam project. This old temple was eventually moved and restored to a new location Restoration was completed in 2011. Venugopala Swamy Temple (Q7920543) on Wikidata Venugopala Swamy Temple on Wikipedia


  • Visit the papaya farms, Shadindu Senior Village (5 km). Very photogenic.
  • Visit the large scale coconut market at Krishnarajapet, 20 km. Only on Mondays. Very photogenic.



  • Meenakshi Restaurant, Town junction (2 km from bus station). Vegetarian food of average cleanliness. Best in town, worst in taste.



  • Meenakshi Lodge, N.M.Road Junction, Pandavapura, +91 82362551114. Dirty rooms, dusty furniture. Rs.250.


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