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Address: Gandhi Bazaar, Bengaluru, India
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Basavangudi is one of the few areas in Bangalore that have retained its...

Basavangudi is one of the few areas in Bangalore that have retained its old-world charm. A residential area with quaint homes, leafy roads, markets and temples, a walk here can take you back in time. Always buzzing with activity, Basavanagudi buzzes even more feverishly before festivals. There are numerous restaurants here, some institutions in themselves. This is a good place to feast on idlis (savory cake), dosas (savory pancakes) and the famous filter kaapi (coffee).

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One of the Old World Charm places in Bangalore

Gandhibazar, Basavanagudi, Lal Bagh, Bugal Rock, Basavanna Temple, Dodda Ganesha Temple, Ram Anjaneya Temple, Sajjan Rao Circle dotted with various temples like Satyanarayana... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2016
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Reviewed November 2, 2016

Gandhibazar, Basavanagudi, Lal Bagh, Bugal Rock, Basavanna Temple, Dodda Ganesha Temple, Ram Anjaneya Temple, Sajjan Rao Circle dotted with various temples like Satyanarayana Swamy Temple, Shani Temple, Subramanya Temple, Kota Venkateshwara Swamy temple, Mallikarjunaswamy Temple, and many other attractions is one of the few places which retains an old world charm. Gandhi bazar is home to every Indian festival and... More 

Thank Krishnaa0205
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Reviewed November 1, 2016

This is one place which comes alive especially during festivals that are celebrated in the traditional old Bengaluru style. The fruits, flowers, the hustle, bustle, crowds, smells are a delight for those who know old Bengaluru. Visit during festivals for the experience. At other times a good shopping area

Thank vasisht
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2016

This is engrained in the culture as this place helps you find anything and everything you want which is niche or you need in surplus.

Thank SanAsh
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is cultural hub of Bangalore. Been living in his area since my birth. Over years I've seen this transform from a family area to a polluted commercial hub. But even then, during festivals, nothing can beat the atmosphere in Basavanagudi. This is Old Bangalore area. You will hardly find non Kannada speaking folks. Love it! :)

Thank Chandra K
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

Basavanagudi is located in the central part of the city closer to south bangalore like jayanagar, banashankari. One of the few most peaceful and culturally rich places in Bangalore. 'Bull Temple' is the meaning of Basavana gudi. There is a very famous temple of 'Basava' Bull here on a small 'Hillock' . You find a very beutifully culpted bull in... More 

Thank kalpanaganesh67
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Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Have been here in the past after searching for this place via GPS and once i reached it was as expected full. Still managed to get a shared table but coming to there authentic South Indian Food it is awesome. Dosas are made of ghee which definitely adds to the taste . Must visit.

Thank Gunjan B
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed October 19, 2016

Very thick residential area, surrounded by commercial establishments all around, having a huge Market Road called Gandhi Bazaar, gives you good Indian Food, Products from all around India...

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

Basavanagudi is one of the oldest localities in Bangalore. You get a feel of the local culture, the narrow roads, the small shops (which have everything from a pin to an elephant), and the fantastic food. Gandhi Bazaar, the Bull temple and the Dodda Ganapathi temple are in Basavanagudi.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

This indeed is one of the oldest localities of Bengaluru, which along with the other locality - Malleshwaram, still retains its old Bengaluru charm and tradition. It has a few tourist attractions (like Bull Temple, Dodda Ganesha temple) and also is very close to Lalbagh. The Market place in Gandhi Bazaar in Basavanagudi has still got its old charm and... More 

Thank ArunAdiga
Udaipur, India
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

This place has a great market known as Gandhi Bazaar. Lots of things to do and the eye catching colours of the market is a feast to the eyes. All kinds of things to shop from ranging from clothes to electronics and more. And of course , when you feel hungry a wide variety of cuisine food is available, ranging... More 

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