Bidarakote

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Bidarakote
Bidarkote
village
Coordinates: 12°50′48.81″N 76°55′44.45″E / 12.8468917°N 76.9290139°E / 12.8468917; 76.9290139Coordinates: 12°50′48.81″N 76°55′44.45″E / 12.8468917°N 76.9290139°E / 12.8468917; 76.9290139
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Mandya
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KA-

Bidarakote is a village in the Mandya district of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is 20 km away from its district headquarters Mandya[1][2]

Bidarakote was founded before 1300. The statue of Varadaraja swamy at the centre of the village, resembles Udupi Sri Krishna of Udupi. The Sri Someshwara Temple was built by Chola dynasty.

Recently 12 sacred jyotirlingam were established at Sri Someshwara by Mr Nagaraju.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to Mandya District". Mandya.nic.in. Retrieved 2012-11-14. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]