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Address: | Kolar District, India
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Ranked #212 of 807 Attractions in Karnataka
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Chennai (Madras), India
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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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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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 

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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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This place is known as Kurudumale but actually, it should have been called KOODUMALE to indicate that Thrimuthi's got together to construct Ganapathi temple over here. The idol is huge one. But what I really liked here is Someshwar temple which you would get before reaching Ganapathi temple. The Someshwara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva; amazing structure and to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012 via mobile

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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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2010

The place is very sacred. I believe a lot in Ganesha. I visited this place and had darshan before i started my career as a banker in 1980. I visited again with my family after marriage. I visited this place again when i changed my job after 27 years. Recently i visited once again along with my son and daughter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2008

Kurudumalai is located ninty kilometres away from bangalore on bangalore -chennai highway,off mulabagal town.This place is of mythological significance. Drive from bangalore is very smooth on national highway number 7, good restaurants are their on the way. Kurudumalai boasts of having a monolithic ganesha statue of over ten feet,in amodest temple.H istory says if you pray with proper intention ,we... More 

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