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Address: Bugle Hill, Bull Temple Rd, Basavangudi, Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: Located in Basavanagudi, this temple (built by Kempegowda in the Dravidian...
Located in Basavanagudi, this temple (built by Kempegowda in the Dravidian style) contains a huge granite monolith of Nandi. The temple grounds also host the annual groundnut fair in November/December. The nearby Dodda Ganesha Temple and Bugle Rock Garden also can be visited.
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Gigantic Nandi Statue

One of the famous Nandi temple(bull temple)in India built during Kempegowda's era. It is huge,gigantic monolothic black Nandi statue. Must see when you visit Bangalore. .Dodda... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I was going to Gavi Gandhareswara. The maps showed bull temple road stop, instigated curiosity found a dodda ganapati temple (5 mins from bus stop) and adjacent bull temple. The bull idol is huge. Mystery is :- Normally Siva and Nandi idols are face to face. Here Nandi is turned back and faces away from Siva idol. And why ?... More 

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Fort Mitchell, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

If you are in Bengaluru, stop and see this, It is wonderfully carved from a single piece of stone, The Hindu legend behind it is also very interesting

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit to offer your prayers as well as for international visitors to see the work of artisans in India. Very peaceful experience.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The Bull Temple is known for its architectural splendour and its aesthetic beauty. The main attraction of this picnic spot in south bangalore is the Nandi bull and the adjoining temple. The park beside the bull temple is another added attraction. The annual Kadlekai parishe (groundnut fair) held in november-december every year is known for tasty groundnut delicacies.

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Vadodara, Gujarat, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

WE had taken what every one of YOU tourists or vistors MUST take if you have only One day to see experience this Magnificent city of Bangalore with all its hues-HOP IN HOP OFF coach.IT begins from city center bus stand opp Bangalore Main Railway Station-Kempe Gowda Bust stop .-no 10 near the bridge. Ask for it .Book a day... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The outside architecture is interesting enough, but inside the temple was not the experience I was hoping for. I felt very rushed to move quickly through and did not really get to enjoy it. If you're REALLY interested then go, otherwise there are nicer temples to visit.

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

1. Needs a lot of maintenance, land scaping, painting, gardening etc. 2. Cleanliness to be improved. 3. No proper Chappal stand and that too on paid basis. 4. Guide book /guides explaining the history and importance of the temple required.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Bull temple is very nice and pleasant. Timings from 7am to 11am and 5pm to 8pm. Centrally located and nearby to lalbagh and other major attractions.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

One of the famous Nandi temple(bull temple)in India built during Kempegowda's era. It is huge,gigantic monolothic black Nandi statue. Must see when you visit Bangalore. .Dodda ganapathi temple is also located near this temple. Once a year during last week of Karthika masa(Hindu calendar month) or during December, Festival of ground nuts is celebrated known as Kadlekayi parishe. Bugle rock... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is the second most imposing and impressive bull I have seen (first being Nandi Temple on Chamundi Hills, Mysore). Carved from a single stone, this temple is worth a visit. Very calm and tranquil atmosphere.

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Address: Bugle Hill, Bull Temple Rd, Basavangudi, Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Bengaluru (Bangalore)

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