Dodda Ganapathi Temple

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  • Address: Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore, Bengaluru, India
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 08:30 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Dodda Ganapathi Temple - Review

Located at the famous Bull temple road in Bangalore, the Dodda Ganapathi temple is yet another jewel in the temple trail of the city. Dodda Ganesha Temple at Basavanagudi was constructed by Kempegowda I, the founder of Bangalore. It is believed that while taking a stroll here, Kempegowda found a number of rocks and one of the boulders that had a shape of Ganesha engraved on them. Thereafter, Kempegowda ordered his sculptors to convert the shape into a massive as well as fantastic single stone idol of Lord Ganesha. Standing 18 ft tall in height and 16 ft wide, this idol looks impressive and huge.

Dodda Ganapathi Temple Information

  • Follow the Hindu rituals while entering the temple.
  • Entry is free.

How To reach Dodda Ganapathi Temple by Public Transport

  • By Bus: Ganesh Bhavan Bus station

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  • Dodda Ganapathi Temple Address: Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore, Bengaluru, India
  • Dodda Ganapathi Temple Timing: 07:00 am - 08:30 pm
  • Dodda Ganapathi Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Dodda Ganapathi Temple(preferred time): 07:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Dodda Ganapathi Temple: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 12.54% of people who visit Bengaluru include Dodda Ganapathi Temple in their plan

  • 53.59% of people start their Dodda Ganapathi Temple visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Dodda Ganapathi Temple

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

91.68% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Dodda Ganapathi Temple

People normally club together Wonderla Amusement Park and Devanahalli Fort while planning their visit to Dodda Ganapathi Temple.

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Dodda Ganapathi Temple, Bengaluru Reviews

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  • A lovely temple famous for its big black bull made out of stone. It is worshipped on a regular basis and you can enter the temple and touch the bull and also walk around the entire structure. The inside of the temple is devoid of light, so watch your steps. This is one of the typical temples constructed in south Indian style of architecture.

  • Decent , quit and spiritual place to visit. Around the temple there is rock garden. This place not charging any money from tourist. You can spend good time here.

  • The Big Bull temple is one of the finest and oldest temples in Bengaluru. It's serene and soothing surroundings filled with lush greenery and trees relaxes your mind.The Nandi idol in the temple is majestic and worth a visit.

  • Very good and famous temple dedicated to the Bull. People of Bangalore love this place. Entire complex is neat and clean. Temple is of 16th century. Ganpati temple is also located in near by same location. Bull temple road is very busy and famous road of Bangalore.

  • The Nandi Temple (Dodda Basavanagudi Gudi) is situated in Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi, area of South Bangalore. Nandi( Bull) is a close devotee and attendant of The temple was built in 1537 by Kempe Gowda (who founded the city of Bengaluru) under the Vijayanagar Empire in the Vijayanagar Architectural style. Nandi monolith placed on a plinth in the temple us said to be one of the largest Nandi statue in the world.The height of the Nandi Statue is 4.6 m(approx.) and 6.1 m(approx.) long.

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