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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

Map of Pandavapura

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

Get around



  • 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
  • Visit hills like Kaiwara Betta and Bhima-Bakasura Betta
  • 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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