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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
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All reviews huge nandi lord shiva large stone single stone bugle rock kempe gowda dravidian style rock garden worth a visit small hill must visit place bangalore city nice place groundnut granite monolith basavanagudi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was great to see the place but it was sort of anticlimactic. I wasn't sure what I was expecting but I was a little disappointed at the inside. The outside is spectacular, as are a lot of temples in India.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mngirlTU
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small temple with a nice growing bull story. Tiny temple with a wonderful bull inside. To be seen and enjoyed

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 791isabellep
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The architecture is gorgeous, and the energy inside the temple is incredible. I wouldn’t recommend to book a tour for this, it’s so small it doesn’t take long. The story of the bull is posted outside the temple so you can learn all about it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shesavesshetravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

The approach to the Bull Temple can be improved. Also visit the Ganesh Temple below. Both Temples are interesting and worth visiting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sara B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is situated within the Bangalore city and closest to the Dodda Ganesh Temple. The Temple is well known for the biggest idol of Bull. The Bull temple has a local history, which says the temple is made for a big Bull which used...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Srikanta P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited just before a festival that involved huge amounts of peanuts so interesting to see the traders setting up.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank swallows2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"Basava" translates to sacred bull in Kannada known as Nandi a close devotee and attendant of Lord Shiva. It is a stone monolith idol of Nandi carved out of a single piece of rock and is arguably the biggest bull temple anywhere in the world....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank g_v_nagendra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bull temple located in central Bangalore is very old and maintained well. The temple is known for Biggest stone bull

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SunilG1118
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great divine place with biggest nandi in the temple.one of the oldest and historical temple in bangalore

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Quest829668
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a very interest temple to visit, but it is a very fast stop. You can visit the place and the surrounding temples with 1 hour.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Yes it’s open on sunday ,
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Response from BasavarajaB1 | Reviewed this property |
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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Response from BasavarajaB1 | Reviewed this property |
All Days 6.00 AM to 12.00 Noon and 5.30 PM to 9.00 PM