Melukote is in Pandavapura taluk of Mandya district. It is one of important sacred places in Karnataka. Melukote is also known as Tirunarayanapura and Yadugiri. It is about 51km from Mysore.
In the 12th century, Srivaishnava saint Sri Ramanujacharya of Tamil Nadu came to Melukote and stayed there there for 12 years. Thus it has become an important center for Srivaishnava sect.
Important Temples of Melukote: