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Mandya district is quite close to two major cities of the state of Karnataka which are Mysore and Hassan. The district of Mandya came out of the bigger district of Mysore back in the year of 1939. The place is popularly known as the ‘Sugar city’ because the crop of sugarcane is prominently cultivated here, and people are also quite sweet and kind just like sugarcane. The district has a wide road network and many highways pass through it which makes it easier for people to visit the place. There are many railway stations in the district which are well-connected to the other parts of the state.

Places to visit in Mandya


This fort is also known by the name of Tipu’s Fort. This fort also has the Juma Mosque temple within its complex and it is mainly situated in the tombs of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan constructed in the Indo-Islamic architectural style.

Krishna Raja Sagara Dam And Brindavan Gardens

The Krishna Raja Sagara Dam and the Brindavan Gardens are situated on the Kaveri River. They are measured in 130 ft and has around 152 sluice gates. You will be finding several temples and fountains which are decorated with beautiful lights. It is quite interesting to know that this temple was designed as well as built in the year of 1932 which was during the reign of Sri Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV.

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Shivanasamudra Falls

The Shivanasamudra Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls which you will ever be seen in your life. These twin waterfalls which are named Barachukki Falls and the Gaganchukki Falls had the first Asian Hydroelectric Power Project set up in the early 1900s. The gushing speed with which water falls from the height of around 75 m is simply brilliant to experience. Read more...

Things to do in Mandya

Sri Saumyakeshava Temple

Constructed in the 12th century the Sri Saumyakeshava Temple was constructed by the rulers of the dynasty of the Holsaya empire. This is a town situated in the Mandya district of the Karnataka state and is just the right place to explore if you are a history buff.

Visit St. Joseph Church

If you are a religious person then visiting St. Joseph Church becomes a definite must for you. The aura and charm of this place will help you discover yourself and find clarity in life.

Basaralu Temple

This temple was constructed in the 12th century by the rulers of the Hoysala Basaralu temple. This place was constructed specifically during the 13th century. During that time King Narasimha II was ruling the kingdom.

Events and festivals in & around Mandya

Ganesh Chaturthi

The Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated throughout our country. This day is celebrated in devotion to Lord Ganesha. This festival is celebrated over a period of 10 days beginning on the 4th day of the waxing moon period. Read more...

Gowri Festival

This day is celebrated in devotion to Lord Ganesha and a day before Ganesh Chaturthi. This festival is celebrated to pay tribute to the goddess Gowri who was also the mother of Lord Ganesha. And it is believed that it was on this day that the Goddess Gowri went to her parent’s home and the next day Lord Ganesha had come to take her back.


The function of this festival is performed during the full moon day. The performance mainly consists of a folk dance which is performed as a ritual particularly dedicated to Draupadi. Furthermore, this is also one of the oldest festivals celebrated and that gives it certain credibility owing to which you must definitely experience this festival.

Best time to visit Mandya

If you are planning to visit Mandya then the best time would be the month of January. The temperature in Mandya is lowest in Jan and is quite pleasant for visiting this place with your loved ones.

How to reach Mandya?

By Air – There are no direct flights to Mandya. However, you can take a flight to Mysore and then take a cab to reach Mandya which is around 38 km away.

By Train – There are many trains connecting Mandya with other major cities. So, if you are planning to visit this place by road then you won’t be finding any difficulty.

By Road – This place is also very well connected with other cities via bus transportation. Travelling to Mandya by road is also a good option.

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