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3 km from the City Market | Gavipuram, Bengaluru 560018, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No review is required as it is a very old Hindu temple. Shiva temple.Sun rays exactly falls on the Shiv ling in the sanctum sanctorum in the morning, and only once on Makarasankramana day on 14th January every year. Reverred by all the Hindus as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NSwamy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lord shiva temple. cave like temple. very famous. crowded during shiva festivels. sankranti and lunar and solar elicps

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

An ancient temple in the Southern part of the city, it has an old world charm to it. It's a cave temple dedicated to the God Shiva. It also is an ancient center to chart the path of the sun & moon. The stuffy interiors...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank usrocks
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Gavi Gangadhareswhara temple is one of the oldest temples located in Bangalore. The temple is well maintained.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SunilG1118
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Gavipuram Cave temple built in 16th Centure by Kempe Gowda, its one of the best Rock Architecture temple situated in Bangalore near by Vidhya Petta. I use to visit this temple once in year, that is on Makar Sankranthi Day, This special day sun rays...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank vvmmrao
Reviewed December 14, 2018

I am not hesitant to say that it is a magnificent temple. is so pretty. However this temple needs some supervision.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AmanK1045
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple, as the name "gavi" indicates, is inside a cave. This is an ancient temple built by Kempegowda in the 16th century. The temple is located off Basavanagudi in Bangalore. It is said that the sacred rays of the sun fall directly on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chandra1949
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple is located in Bangalore and was built by Kempegowda in 16th century.This is an ancient temple and has been a great example for Indian rock cut architecture. The main deity here is Lord Shiva in the form of shivalinga. This temple is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank umangp114
Reviewed November 29, 2018

The temple is nestled inside a cave and is a different architecture that we come accross with the other temples. In the centre is shivalinga and then you bend and turn around inside the cave to visit other dieties.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KomalB31
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Gavi temple as the name suggests is located inside a cave and is a Swamambhu Kshetra (Shivalinga rose naturally). The temple, located off Basavangudi, about a Km from the Bull temple, is located in s small street, admist a residential neighbourhood. After a darshan of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from abhinandanbr | Reviewed this property |
No Entry Fees.. So Not all places rip foreigners..
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Response from Kaustubh H | Reviewed this property |
Yup. It's open on all days. I would guess that it will be open during morning hours from 9am-1pm and again in the evening from 4-8pm. I had visited after 4 pm. So I don't know correctly the timings. U can contact them. There... More