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Someshwara Temple

Kurudumale is worth visiting for the artistic Someshwara Temple, which dates from the Chola occupation of this part of Karnataka in the 11th-12th century. The interesting fact of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 1, 2015
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Kurudumale is worth visiting for the artistic Someshwara Temple, which dates from the Chola occupation of this part of Karnataka in the 11th-12th century. The interesting fact of Someshwara temple is that it is built of a rock without any foundation, a feat very difficult to achieve even with today's available technology. The temple compound is approached from South by... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Visited Kurudumale Ganesha and Someshwar temple, which are hardly 100 meters from each other. Both these ancient temples are marvels of architecture, beautiful and serene. The Idols and magnificent and a treat to the eyes as well as the mind. The road from Bangalore to Kurudumale in excellent and we really enjoyed the ride. Post this temple, we also visited... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This ia a very old temple built by the Cholas on a rock. Jakkana was the sculptor of this temple. Sri Vinakayaka is almost 14 feet tall here and this there is s sense od cal and peace in the temple. The Saligrama statue adds to the granduer of the lord. When we visited, panchamrutha abhisekham was going on and... More 

Thank Jagadish B
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Kurudumale Ganesha temple is around 11 km from mulbagal. There is a huge beautiful and unique ganesha idol in the sanctum sanctorium. It must be around 15 feet high. The legend has it that the trinity of brahma vishnu and shiva has installed the idol. There is a strong positive vibe when you go near the deity. People with spiritual... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The place is about 2 hrs and 30 minutes drive from Bangalore, near Mulbagal. The deity, lord Ganesha stands tall with unique features.People of all class visit the temple and seek his blessings and the results are there to see!. One gets a feeling of bliss and fulfillment after worshiping the lord Ganesha.

Thank pinkbng
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Witnessed 2 of the most Serene and beautiful temples which are more than a thousand year old here at Kurudumale near Mulbagil. This place is situated just 2 and a half hours from Bengaluru. A scenic Ganesha temple with huge Ganesha Idol and a calm Someshwara temple next to it are worth a visit. Locals said the visiting hours are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Superb place Very impressive ,worth visiting.The idol is about 18 feet tall with a huge Mushak infornt of it.The place is known for it's sacredness.It is a must for all Ganesha devotees.The Someshwara Temple is very beautifull and it older than other temples in and around.It is nicely carved ,looks majestic and very beautifull

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

those prefer to go by public transport this will be useful. from whitefield railway station take a train which goes to bangarupet .evey hour there are trains. it hardly takes an hour to reach bangarupet the chrges are 15 re-only.from railwaystation take straight road and rt turn goes to ksrtc bus stop take a bus goes to KGF-15 re-since there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Kurudumale is a village in Mulabagal taluk, Kolar district in Karnataka state in India. It is at a distance of 8 km from Mulabagal town. There is popular Ganesha temple of very ancient times. The speciality of this temple is that it is built on a rock without laying a formal foundation. The idol of Lord Ganesha is a unique... More 

8 Thank Profvns
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

visit the temple and chant the ganapathy astothra and with the priest permission stay overnight to experience the miracle. Or just close/open ur eye and meditate at least 1 hr offer 21 garike common grass and yakhada flower.

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