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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...more
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Bugle Hill, Bull Temple Rd, Basavangudi, Bengaluru 560004, India
+91 94380 54636
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Bull Temple or Basavanagudi ( means Temple of Bull in Kannada) is located near the Dodda Ganapathi temple on Bull Temple Road. There are many temples in South India that has huge Bull statues and that way this is not very unique. This is one...More

Thank Krishnan U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told this statue of Nandi was big and it says on the entrance "Sri Big Bull Temple". Well they're correct, you'll agree as you walk around this statue in a clockwise direction as the Hindus do. It was carved out of one granite...More

Thank Charles_and_Susan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The big bull temple, located at Basavangudi, next to the Dodda Ganapathy temple, was built by Kempe Gowda and stands out as a wonderful temple to visit even today. The place is located atop a hillock is surrounded by leafy trees and cosy sitting areas....More

Thank Arvind S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is located in basavangudi on the main road itself. This is one of the historical monument in Bangalore. There is also a big Ganesh statue in the same premises. Visit in the evening time.

Thank muthukrish2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monolithic structure is historically important. The government needs to improve the information architecture available in and around the monument.

Thank Sunny G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a part of Bangalore's heritage, this temple deserves a visit. It becomes a very happening place during the groundnut festival which is unique to this place

Thank Debisha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impressive building. Pass by if you are in Bengaluru. Must see on every sightseeing tour through the city.

Thank makr80
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Its right in the center of the city . The experience will not be as pleasant as there is always a lot of traffic around.

Thank 73prashantha
Reviewed August 28, 2018

In heart of city. Good parking space. Must visit temple in Bangalore. Unique architecture and god's statue. You need to take around 20 bif steps to reach temple if you parked your vehicle near Dopdda Ganpati. You can visit both temple one by one.

Thank dr_12_12
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Nice small temple to visit. Unfortunatly, photos are not allowed inside... visit ca nbe done in less than 1 hour, unless you want to stay for meditation

Thank Sandrine L
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Yes it’s open on sunday ,
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FREE Entry and Bull Temple Bangalore Timings Day Timing All days 6:00 am – 12:00 Noon Break Evening 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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All Days 6.00 AM to 12.00 Noon and 5.30 PM to 9.00 PM