The Chamundeswari Temple is located on a hill which is in close vicinity of Mysore. The temple was constructed by Krishnaraja III in the 18 century. The Nakshatramalika jewel was gifted by him that comprises of Sanskrit poesies carved on it.
The temple is glorified with a variety of personifications of Nandi, whose height is 24 feet and width 15 feet and it was constructed during the rule of Dodda Devaraja. It consists of â€˜gopuramâ€™ of seven floors. The idol of the goddess has been carved out of gold and use of silver shining is done at the entrance.