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Address: Kammasandra Village, India

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Visit to Kotilingeshwara in June 2015

Hi, This June last week we have been to Kotilingeshwara and we prefer to go by train. We took train from KR Puram and its a local train (SBC to Marikuppam) started at 7.45 and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Hi, This June last week we have been to Kotilingeshwara and we prefer to go by train. We took train from KR Puram and its a local train (SBC to Marikuppam) started at 7.45 and reached local station known as Coremondal around 9.25 But please, if you are with family DO NOT GO WITH LOCAL TRAIN, as it a very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We visited Kotilingeshwara in the month of May-2015 from Bangalore with family. It was a short family trip for about half a day. Kotilingeshwara is around 100 Kms from Bangalore and around 130 from Whitefield, Bangalore. We started around 10:00 A.M and it took us around 1.5 hrs to reach the temple. As mentioned in reviews, temple is worth seeing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We wanted to go somewhere close to the city as the idea was of a day trip. We had heard of this place from colleagues and thought of giving a try. The Bangalore - Kolar highway is excellent. The road is also not crowded hence you can enjoy a marvelous drive. The area around the highway is also very scenic.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Its a tourist spot. Did really feel religious. Loads and loads of shiv lingams. They make you stand in every line leading into each deity. Can be kept a bit more free so we can visit at our pace.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is the 2nd visit to kotilinga. Had been here for the 1st time 5 years back. At that point I had liked this place a lot. I was feeling blessed being here. But now its completely commercialised. You dnt get the feeling of worshiping god. You cannot just visit the big linga. You have to visit all the temples... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

While going thru an android app on Karnataka tourism, came across this interesting place which in hindi means 1 crore shiva lingas. With parents in town we thought this will be a good day outing. Started from home (tirupati highway side) around 10 am yes i missed out on the Bangalore traffic. Drive is real good with a toll in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The aim of the temple trust is to have 10 million shivalingas installed in the temple premises. But what disappointed me the most was a slight neglect with which they have been treated after installation in this otherwise well maintained temple complex. You could make a one day picnic of sorts from Bangalore, but if you are looking for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

about 90 kms from bengaluru, on the bengaluru-chennai route. a concept seldom seen in other temples. well maintained and clean.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This was a very nice day trip from Bangalore. Well connected by Road - the condition of the roads are good. Takes about 2-2:30 hours one way. The temple is on main road itself so no issue locating it once we reached the town. There are many (and many and many :-) shivlingas around the temple. Most of them with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

"Koti" in Sanskrit means 10 million and that's the aim of the temple, to have 10 million shiva lingas of Lord Shiva, with donation from people. It's worth a visit, but if you're looking for a spiritually secluded place, you'll be disappointed. This is a commercial place.

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Address: Address: Kammasandra Village, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka

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