A pilgrimage par excellence attracting people from all over the world and located on the banks of River Cauvery is Somnathpur in Karnataka famous for its Chennakeseva Temple, a majestic example of Hoysala architecture.
On the banks of River Cauvery is located one of the most magnificent and artistic example of rich culture of India, the Chennakeseva Temple, popularly known as the Keshava or the Somnathpur Temple. Exquisite carvings to hold you spellbound, intricate carvings, and drawings on the dome shaped ceiling displaying expertise of the artisanship of that time.
Enjoy the marvels of nature at the awe-inspiring waterfall, The Shivanasamundra Falls, one of the most alluring waterfalls in the world. The two falls here divide the river Cauvery into two parts forming Gaganachukki Fall and Bharachukki Fall. Bow in reverence at the imposing monument of The Ranganathan Temple where a grand 8 ft horizontal deity of Jagan Mohan Ranganathan is displayed.
Another popular tourist destination here is the Talakad Panchlinga temples, dedicated to Lord Shiva.