Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple

Currently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
  • Address: Gavipura, Kempegowda Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560019, India
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids, Architecture

Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple - Review

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Gavipuram Cave Temple is an ancient temple, possibly built in the 9th century. It has a rare idol of Agni, the Fire God. A visit to the temple is believed to cure every eye disease. The forecourt contains stone discs, the function of which is still a puzzle.

The inner sactum is built in such a way that only during the time around the summer and winter solstice, will the sun rays pass through the horns of the Nandi Bull (situated in front on the entrance and fall on the Shivlingam within the shrine. This gives an idea about the extensive knowledge or architecture and astrology in those times, which are still holding true.

Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple Information

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

How To reach Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple by Public Transport

  • Public Buses
  • Auto rickshaws
  • Hired Taxis

Restaurants Near Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple

  • Goli Vada pav
  • KFC

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  • Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple Address: Gavipura, Kempegowda Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560019, India
  • Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple Timing: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple(preferred time): 06:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 73.61% of people who visit Bengaluru include Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple in their plan

  • 27.7% of people start their Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

94.5% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple

People normally club together Bannergatta National Park and Tipu Sultan's Palace while planning their visit to Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple.

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Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple, Bengaluru Reviews

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  • One of the oldest temples in Bengaluru, a fine example of rock cut architecture. The peace and quiet is palpable even in the midst of chanting mantras. Make sure you keep your head low as the ceiling is too low.

  • Built 100 years ago, the shrine is quite breath taking. The cave where the Lord reminds Vaishnava Devi temple. There is also a good paek adjacent or above the temple.

  • Nice historic temple. There is cave inside the temple, you will find old carvings and writings on the stones,old idols. The houses located around the temple are also of old types. This fully gives you the feel of being in century old generation.

  • This temple is example of architectural knowledge of our ancestor. Whole temple is build by breaking the hill. Great place which you can cover within an hour.

  • Historic temple. Beautifully built. Peaceful place to spend time with family.

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