The Unknown and Astonishing Sri Bettada Thimappa Swamy Temple is about 83km from Mysuru, located in Benavara village. One needs to go through muddy road to reach the top of the hillock. Sri Bettada Thimappa Swamy chola dynasty Temple is present at top of the hill. The temple was rebuild by Mysuru Maharaja. Sri Sridevi Bhudevi and Sri Ventakeshwara Swamy idol is present inside the temple. Ancient Rushi Muni have performed tapas here. Tranquil place and the view from above is eye soothing. Looking for a quick getaway from city busy life this is the place to be, thus making this a must visit with friends and family