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Bull Temple

Bugle Hill, Bull Temple Rd, Basavangudi, Bengaluru 560004, India
+91 94380 54636
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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 Garden also can be visited.
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“single rock” (16 reviews)
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Bugle Hill, Bull Temple Rd, Basavangudi, Bengaluru 560004, India
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"huge nandi"
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"single rock"
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"lord shiva"
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"large stone"
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"bugle rock park"
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"dravidian style"
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"rock garden"
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"kempe gowda"
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"worth a visit"
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"small hillock"
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"south bangalore"
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"calm place"
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"nice place to visit"
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"basavanagudi"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

its a good temple to visit. one more temple is also near by you can visit that as well. also there is one garden present inside you can nicely spend time there

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a beautiful temple like any other Hindu temple. Had a good darshan and enjoyed our praer session.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a huge bull temple. Not many people are aware of this temple. Really excellent place to visit with family,.

Thank Veer2468
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are big bull inside the building for praying. The monk’s very helpful. He put red dye on your head and you can walk around the bull.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bull Temple is built in the Dravidian style and is amongst the oldest in the city. The huge monolithic bull statue is quite a magnificent sight. Legend goes that the temple was built to appease a wild bull that used to destroy crops in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is one of the oldest temples in the Bengaluru city and the statue of the bull god nandhi is very huge which is around 4.5 meters high and 6.5 meters long.

Thank prathap s
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Ganesha temple situated in bull temple road.. There are other God temples too like Shiva and eshwari.. Has a park behind.. Has a big Nandi God or bull God..

Thank Anusha G
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

The temple is popularly called as 'Dodda Basavana Gudi' by the locals and is the biggest temple dedicated to Nandi in the world. Nandi, the bull, is the mount or 'vahana' of Lord Shiva and the guardian deity of Lord Shiva's abode,

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

In banglore one of most loved tourist attraction . this temple in city with old architecture really amazing.

Thank mudra32
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

This temple is situated in the Bull temple road very next to the popular Doddaganapathy temple. No entry fee for both the temples. As a practice in any temple you visit, the person is expected to dress modestly; no shorts/mini skirts. This Nandi( the Big...More

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Vishnu B
March 10, 2018|
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Yes it’s open on sunday ,
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June 27, 2017|
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Response from Basavaraja B | 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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Megha M
May 23, 2017|
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All Days 6.00 AM to 12.00 Noon and 5.30 PM to 9.00 PM
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