Bull Temple

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  • Address: No.28, 3rd Cross, Bull Temple Road, NR Colony, Basavanagudi, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004, India
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  • Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids, Architecture

Dedicated to Nandi Bull, the Bull Temple is also known as 'Dodda Basavana Gudi'. A colossal granite statue is the highlight of this temple. Situated inside a park called Bugle Rock, this is one of the more popular temples in all of Bengaluru. Said to be the biggest Nandi temple in the world, the stone cut image of Nandi is continually covered with new layers of butter, known as benne in the local language of Kannada.

This temple flaunts the Dravidian style architecture and is the site where the groundnut festivals take place in November/December. Combine your visit to the Bull Temple with a quick stroll through the Bugle Rock Park or Gandhi Bazaar. Heading towards Lalbagh after this isn’t a bad idea as well. The place is about 1 km away is the cave temple of Gavi Gangadeshwara Temple. Here’s a word of advice for the Bull Temple visitors, ‘Beware of touts!’ Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Bengaluru itinerary 5 days.

  • The peace of religious place should be maintained at all times.
  • Modest dressing is recommended.
  • Photography without permission is prohibited.

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  • Bull Temple Address: No.28, 3rd Cross, Bull Temple Road, NR Colony, Basavanagudi, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004, India
  • Bull Temple Timing: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Bull Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Bull Temple(preferred time): 07:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Bull Temple: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 41.99% of people who visit Bengaluru include Bull Temple in their plan

  • 72.41% of people start their Bull Temple visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Bull Temple

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

76.19% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bull Temple

People normally club together Wonderla Amusement Park and Basavanagudi while planning their visit to Bull Temple.

People also prefer to start their day with Bull Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Peaceful place in middle of the city. The bull is really magnificent. Had a great time when I visited with family. Near by metro is South end circle. This temple is also known as Bull Temple and road as bull temple road. Walkable distance from basvangudi.It has other temples as well and you will find a bull when you visit there.

  • Its a very well maintained temple. The whole atmosphere is just clean and very peaceful. Nice place to sit and relax. The adjoining Bull temple is the same as well....

  • Must visit temples and the most popular tourist place in Bangalore. One of the oldest temples in Bangalore. Has a huge Nandi (Bull) carved on monolithic rock. There's a temple of Ganesha(Dodda Ganapati) adjacent to it. A park with the name , Bugle rock park , near temple is a boon for those visit temple to enjoy greenery.

  • A sacred worshipping place and tourist attractions. Well located .Also has the bull temple

  • Beautiful. Dodda ganesh is so charismatic and beautiful. Lot of space and its located at a very nice place. Land has been aptly used and the place is serene and peaceful.

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