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The name Melkote assigns a religious touch to it the moment it is mentioned. Known to be one of the most religious places, it is the most favoured location amongst the religiously inclined. It can also be easily referred to as the Sanskrit house here in the south since it hosts more than 11,000 manuscripts and 35,000 books.

The temple is built over the rocky hills called yedugiri which is granite hill. The temple overlooks the valley of river Kaveri. It is one of the most prominent centres for the srivaishnava sect and traces its roots to Ramanujacharya making it the religious hot spot it is today. It is known for the cheluvanarayana swamy temple. The temple has a metallic image of the god unlike the stone images used in most temples.

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Bylakuppe | Around Mysore

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Bylakuppe is the Tibetitan Refugee resettlement, location of "Lugsum Samdupling" (established in 1961) and "Dickyi Larsoe" (established in 1969), in the west of Mysore district. The nearest town is Kushalnagar in Kodagu in the State of Karnataka. The Golden Temple in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, is a home for thousands of Tibetans living in exile and a center for Tibetan Buddhism in South India.

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BR Hills | Around Mysore

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Biligiri Ranga hills loosely translated mean ‘white hill’ and the lord ‘Ranganathaswamy’ both coming together to yield the name for this place. The temple is situated atop the highest peak fo the hill range, the white cliff which yields the name.

The BR hills are located at the confluence of the western and the eastern ghats providing a habitat which involves a wide variety of both the iconic places. The wildlife, flora and the fauna here are distinct and thrive well accounting to good weather conditions and rains. BR hills is a protected natural reserve owing to the ecosystem here, it was recognized as a tiger reserve in 2010 making it more significant.

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