The temple of Bhuvaneshwari is located on the northern side of the Palace Fort corresponding to the Varahaswami temple in the south, thus providing a symmetrical structure in the fort complex. It was constructed by Sri jayachamarajendra Wodeyar in the year 1951.
The temple tower is in typical Dravidian style. The principal Deity Bhuvaneshwari was carved by the famous Architect-Sculptor, of Surya, Mahavishnu, Maheshvara, Rajarajeshwari, Ganapati and Chamundeshwari are also the works of the said famous Sculptor. One of the important objects in the temple is a copper Surya Mandala which is said to have been transferred from the Palace to this temple by H.H. Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar.