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Bull Temple

Bugle Hill, Bull Temple Rd, Basavangudi, Bengaluru, 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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“big bull” (44 reviews)
“huge nandi” (14 reviews)
“single rock” (14 reviews)
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Bugle Hill, Bull Temple Rd, Basavangudi, Bengaluru, India
+91 94380 54636
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This temple built by Kempe gowda in the 1st Century is an architectural marvel and the big bull (Nandi) statue was awesome. This is a must-visit in Bengaluru.

Thank Aaqarsh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only after entering the temple which needs upkeep we realized how huge the Nandi idol was. I wish we had more spiritual pujaris in such wonderful spiritual places.

Thank Gajesh D
Reviewed 1 week ago

While the bull itself is quite impressive and the environment feels pretty authentic, at the same time the approach is fairly commercial which removes some of the atmosphere.

Thank marnikvermeulen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it's a large statue of a bull. No, it's not particularly interesting. The building in which it's housed, and the surrounding grounds are in fact far more interesting. Perhaps coming from Australia where country towns boast large statues of sheep, pineapples, shrimp, and bananas,...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of iconic place in Bangalore, very neat and good ambiance. Liked it, there is also a ganesha temple which is also very good.

1  Thank NitinKris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, it was a nice visit to this bull temple. But nothing special really. The bull statue is enormous, the temple area looks good but that's it.

Thank thelonetraveler21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can visit Ganesha Temple and also you have a garden behind the temple with huge stone hill. You will see lot many devotees around and young crowd in the garden

Thank Chandra4u
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is only bull temple and nothing else to see but statue of bull is huge and one time visit to see also temple is good and small one..

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The temple is old and nice. The stone park is great. Monsoon time the entire place needs maintenance to avoid accidents.

Thank s0umi
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Nandi is a vehicle of God Shiva and usually situated in the entrance of Shiva temple. But this temple is dedicated to Nandi and he is worshipped as a main God here. There are inscriptions on the walls about the history of the temple in...More

Thank hegdemy3
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Muralidhara K
27 June 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
Megha M
23 May 2017|
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Response from vassunthi | Reviewed this property |
6 am to 1 pm & 5 pm to 9 pm