Location: Located in Mandya district, Pandavapura is a town in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Description: Pandavapura grandly sits at an elevation of 709 m above the sea level. Hirode, Dandu and French Rocks are some other names given to this town. Pandavapura is derived from Kannada word which means Town Of Pandavas. According to Hindu epic Mahabharata, Pandavas who were five brothers and their mother Kunti lived here for a certain time period during exile and that is how the town got the name Pandavapura. This town is a gift of nature to Mysore city. Wide spread panorama of beautiful paddy and sugarcane fields around the town is unlike any other city. Jaggery manufacturing and agriculture are two main occupations for most of the people in this town. Tourists who are interested to watch the process of jaggery making from sugarcane can visit the manufacturing units of this town. Water supplied by Krishnaraja Sagar Dam is the main source of water for drinking and other purposes for villagers. A well- known tourist spot, Kere Thonnur Lake resides in between Pandavapura town and rocky hills of Kunti Betta.
Activities: Pandavapura town is a pleasant place for excursion and the best spot to enjoy activities like picnicking and camping with family and friends.