Chennakesava Temple, Somanathapura
Category: Sense of Place
Photo and caption by Vinod Srinivasan
The Chennakesava Temple located at Somanathapura is one of the finest examples of Hoysala architecture. The temple was built by Soma, a Dandanayaka in 1268 C.E. under Hoysala king Narasimha III, when the Hoysala Empire was the major power in South India.
Location: Somanathapura, Mysore