The Unknown and Ancient Arkeshwara Temple is about 38km from Mysuru, 3km from Krishnarajanagara town. Place where Lord Surya “The Sun God of Light and Day” performed tapas and Lord Shiva appeared. 1200year old temple build during Chola dynasty. It is believed that the 5 headed snaked lived in the top Gopura of the temple.Calm, peaceful and blissful place. River cauvery flows gloriously. One can play in the water. Ideal place for photography. Overall the blessings of Lord Arkeshwara and the eye catching nature surrounding this place makes this a must visit with friends and family