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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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“huge nandi” (14 reviews)
“single rock” (15 reviews)
“lord shiva” (36 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Bugle Hill, Bull Temple Rd, Basavangudi, Bengaluru 560004, India
Basavangudi
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+91 94380 54636
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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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"rock garden"
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"dravidian style"
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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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"granite"
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"basavanagudi"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Giant Statue of Nandi. This is a popular tourist spot. Most tour operators compulsorily have this as a stop.

Thank PrashanthSrinivasan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A big bull idol carved out of a single huge rock. You need to climb up stairs 30 at least to reach the temple from the road where your cab drops you.

Thank Juhi G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This famous Bull Temple perched on the top of the Bugle Hill is one of the star attractions of Bangalore. It is centrally located in the heart of the city within the premises of Bugle Rock Garden at Basavangudi Road near Gandhi Bazaar, in the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a old temple but well maintained. After a steep walk there is a big bull constructed in granite.

Thank Sunil G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My travel guide took me by the Bull Temple on my recent trip to Bangalore, we went around 11am and there were a decent amount of people worshiping, she explained all the history and cultures to me. It was free to go inside but I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple has a huge sculpture of the Goddess, and the best part is that the temple is not crowded and well maintained.

Thank prabhavmusaddi89
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

The temple harbours a large Nandi sculptures made from one large rock. The sanctum is dedicated to Lord Shiva. When I visited the temple it had a quite and calm atmosphere as not many visitors were present. The priest was very friendly to me as...More

Thank Thomas D
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Traveled a year ago. Amazing template. Beautiful carvings and an amazing site to behold. Very quiet and peaceful in midst of a busy city.

Thank EnjoyingItAll
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

I went to Bull temple when my parents visited Bangalore. My parents liked it very much. Nothing very fancy or grand about it but the Nandi is huge. It is not crowded which was plus point.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Very beautiful idol of Nandi - Bull. Must visit place with family. Appropriate clothing - not shorts or mini skirts. Photographs not allowed to take inside the temple. One of finest tourist place!

Thank Hemans9706
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architecture and rich history. Numerous old
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Vishnu B
March 10, 2018|
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Response from mahin R | Reviewed this property |
Yes it’s open on sunday ,
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Muralidhara K
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 24, 2017|
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Response from Basavaraja B | Reviewed this property |
All Days 6.00 AM to 12.00 Noon and 5.30 PM to 9.00 PM
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