The small village of Somnathpur is located very near to the border of Karnataka and Kerala. This village has been named after the chief commander, Somnath, of the Hoysala army and is situated by the side of Cauvery River.
Somnathpur is the best town to enjoy the natural beauty and is a famous picnic spot for a perfect family holiday. The perfect reflection of Hoysala Architecture is the temple of Somnathpur and the stone carvings on the interiors of the temple are a spectacular example of stone carving art.
There are no lodging facilities available for tourists in the village of Somnathpur and it is suggested that you stay in Mysore City and then plan a visit to Somnathpur.