Mandya headquarters of Mandya district is located 40 km from Mysore and 100 km from Bangalore. First place to introduce Hydro - Electrical Power Supply In Karnataka. Distance from Mandya to Mysuru is 48.7 km and travel time is around 1 h 4 min via NH275.
Although it is widely purported that the region is named after a sage called Maandavya, scholars and academicians dismiss that claim. It has been found in ancient inscription referring this region as 'Man-ta-ya', meaning a habitat preceding a civilization or roughly an ancient abode.
Mandya is also called as The Land of Sugar and The Land of Rice. Mandya is a prominent agricultural district, formed in the year 1939. Blessed with the irrigation waters of river Cauvery and Hemavathi, half of the district's countryside is lush in various hues of green throughout the year. About half of the agricultural land in the district receives assured irrigation from the Krishna Raj Sagar (KRS) and the Hemavathi reservoirs.
State Protected Monuments in Mandya
State Protected Monuments officially reported by Archeological Survey of India in Mandya, Karnataka is listed below
|State Protected Monuments in Mandya|
- Ananthapadmanabha Temple
- Kasi Visvesvara Temple
- Brahmesvara Temple
- Mahalingesvara Temple
- Mallesvara Temple
- Basavesvara Temple
- Tippu's Inscriptions in Mandya
- The Kalyani and Bhuvanesvari Mantap and the ancillary shrines
- Narasimhaswamy Temple
- Madhavaraya Temple
- Mulesingesvara Temple
- Krishnamurti's Bungalow
- Venugoplaswamy Temple
- Birth Place of Mumudi Krishnaraja Wodiyar
- Srirangapatna Fort, Smarakagalu
- Kodandaramaswamy Temple
Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Science
Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Science (founded in 1986) is located off the Bangalore-Mangalore Highway at Balagangadharanatha Nagara in Mandya of Karnataka. The institute was established with the purpose of disseminating quality medical education to the aspiring students from the rural areas. The college is sponsored by Sri Adichunchanagiri Shikshana Trust, which was started in 1973. The college was initially under Mysore University but now it is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore. It is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI), New Delhi and General Medical Council, London (U.K).
Tourist Places near KR Pet
KR Pet is a small village in Krishnarajpet Taluk in Mandya District of Karnataka. It comes under Krishnapura Panchayath and belongs to Mysore Division. It is located 54 KM towards west from District head quarters Mandya and 146 KM from State capital Bangalore. K.R. Pet is surrounded by Krishnarajanagara Taluk towards South, Pandavapura Taluk towards East, Channarayapatna Taluk towards North, Holenarsipur Taluk towards west. Shrirangapattana, Mysore, Mandya, Maddur are the nearby tourist attractions to K.R. Pet.