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Sri Venugopalaswamy temple and Parthasarathi temple Thondanur

About Sri Venugopalaswamy temple and Parthasarathi temple – Thondanur

Parthasarathi and Sri Venugopalaswamy temple is located in Thondanur, a small village of Mandya district. The temple was built during 12th century by Hoysala ruler Vishnuvardhana. Thondanur was believed to be one of the Pancha Narayana kshetra in Purana.

History of Parthasarathi and Sri Venugopalaswamy temple at Thondanur

Parthasarathy and Venugopal Swamy temple is one of the old temples in Thondanur. The temple encloses the statue of Parthasarathi (Sri.Krishna) along with Bhoodevi and Sridevi. The temple also encloses the statue of Yadavanayki. The specialty of the temple is Dancing Gopal Krishna. The statue of dancing Gopal Krishna is very special because the left leg is on the front side nowhere it can be seen, usually right leg will be in the front. 

The temple has Utsavamurthis ( procession idols ) Gopalakrishna along with Rukmini and Sathyabhama. The temple has a stone swing which is used during festivals. 

The Parthasarathi and Sri Venugopalaswamy temple is believed during the Hoysala period. It is an ancient temple having a history of 1000 years. The statue of Sri. Krishna along with Bhoodevi and Sridevi are believed to be installed by Dharmaraj and sage Brigu.

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Sri Venugopalaswamy temple – Thondanur Timings
Mon – Sun : 05.00 AM to 06.00 PM

Sri Venugopalaswamy temple – Thondanur Entry Fees

Sri Venugopalaswamy temple – Thondanur – Thondanur
October to February

Sri Venugopalaswamy temple – Thondanur Website
No official website

Sri Venugopalaswamy temple – Thondanur Email  
No official email

Sri Venugopalaswamy temple – Thondanur Phone Number  
No Contact Number


Sri Venugopalaswamy temple – Thondanur Address  
Opposite Nambi Narayana Temple
Sanaba, Pandavapura, 
Mandya -571434

Sri Venugopalaswamy temple – Thondanur Accommodation

There is no accommodation available at near temple. There are hotels available in Srirangapatana located at a distance of 21 kms. The list of hotels situated in Srirangapatana are as follows.

Places near Sri Venugopalaswamy temple – Thondanur

Thonnur Lake – 1.3 Kms
Nambi Narayana temple – 300 Mts
Yoga Narasimha Swamy Temple – 650 Mts
Srinivasa Temple – 900 mts
Daria Daulat Bagh – 19.3 Kms
Kshanambika Temple – 19.5 Kms
Gumbaz  – 21.7 Kms
Jumma Masjid – 19.3 kms
Karighatta – 21.4 Kms
Nimishamba Temple – 22 Kms
Ranganathaswamy Temple – 20.7 kms
Kunti Betta – 12.2 Kms
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary – 26 Kms

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Sri Venugopalaswamy temple – Thondanur Distance
From Bangalore – 135 kilometres  
From Mysore – 38 kilometres  
From Srirangapatna – 21 kilometres
From Pandavapura Railway Station – 10 kilometres

How to reach Sri Venugopalaswamy temple – Thondanur

KSRTC (Bus)  

KSRTC and Private Buses are available from Bangalore to Srirangpatana(fare: ₹110/-

from there you can reach Thonnur lake by boarding (Srirangapatna – Melukote) or (Srirangapatna –Pandavapura) KSRTC or Private Bus.


Express train is available to Pandavapura  from Mysore & Bangalore (fare: 60/- or ₹45/-), 

From Pandavapura railway station shared autos and buses are available to the temple. (fare: ₹30/- to ₹50/-).

NOTE –  Please do contact Indian Railways (IRCTC) for better clarity on train timings & updated Pricing 


Air Nearest Mysore airport (Domestic Airport) is 49 kilometres from temple. Drive time approximately 1 hour – 1 hour 30 min 

Bike / Car
Bangalore to Mysore

Majestic (Kempe Gowda bus station) – Nayandahalli – Bidadi – Kengeri – Ramanagara –  Channapattana – Madduru- Mandya- Pandavapura – Sri Venugopalaswamy temple

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