Most Popular Temples in Bangalore / Bengaluru

Prasanna Veeranjaneya Temple

The uniqueness of the Prasanna Veeranjaneya temple, apart from the 22-foot-high deity of Veeranjaneya, is its peaceful atmosphere. The cool breeze and surrounding greenery, coupled with an aura of mysticism, bring solace to devotees visiting the temple.

Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple

This temple, also located near Basavanagudi, is well known for its remarkable architecture. The Gavi Gangadhareshwara temple is one of the oldest temples in Bangalore. Legend has it that the cave temple dates back to the Tretha Yuga. Kempegowda built two of the oldest temples in Bangalore: the Bull temple and the Gavi Gangadareshwara Temple. The temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi is inside a natural cave in Gavipuram.

Shiva Statue: Airport Road

The Shiva Temple, located on Airport Road, is seated Shiva in the Himalayas, built in the year 1995. Shiva’s idol is a great crowd puller due to its grandeur, aesthetic values, scenic beauty and majestic look. During festivals it draws nearly four to five lakhs of devotees in a day. Puja seva (service) is free of cost for everyoneIt boasts of Awesome 65 feet high depiction of Lord Shiva seated in Lotus position. 

Kadu Mallikarjunaswamy

Built in one of the oldest areas in Bangalore – Malleswaram, the temple is on a hillock. As the legend goes, the temple belonged to Chatrapati Shivaji’s stepbrother Venkoji, who came upon a ‘shivalingam’ in 1669 and consecrated the temple around it.

Banashankari Temple

The uniqueness of Sri Banashankari Amma Temple is that the deity, Banashankari Amma is worshipped in Rahukala, an inauspicious time according to Hindu belief. The area, Banashankari is named after the goddess. Situated on the busy Kanakapura Road, it is one of the most popular temples of Bangalore.

Bull Temple

The Bull Temple is located at Basavangudi, atop ‘Bugle hill’ in Bangalore. Kempe Gowda, who is known as founder of Bangalore, constructed this temple in a typical Dravadian style. The temple has a mammoth monolithic bull called ‘Nandi’ which is 4.5m high and 6.5m long. It is believed that the statue keeps on growing in size further and further.

Baidhanmai and Cawasji Dadabhai Dar-E-Meher

This Parsi temple, situated at the corner of Queen’s Road and Cunningham Road, has carvings of bulls on its many pillars.It is open only to Zoroastrians, the followers of Zoroaster – the prophet of the ancient religion of Iran.

ISKCON Temple

Sri Sri Radha Krishna Chandra Temple is accredited for having the ISKCON’s largest temple complex in the world. Being made by the Iskcon cult, the magnificent shrine is commonly known as Iskcon Temple. Located on west of Chord Road in Bangalore, the colossal shrine sprawls on seven-acres of ‘Hare Krishna Hill’. This outstanding temple is one amongst the best shrines constructed by the ISKCON. Iskcon Temple can be reached easily by taking regular buses, local vehicles or by hiring taxis from the city of Bangalore.

DoddaGanesha Temple

The monolithic Ganesha is about 18 ft in height and 16 ft in width. The God is also known as Shakthi Ganapathi or Satya Ganapathi. People from all walks of life come here to seek blessings. What makes this idol more attractive to the devotees is, the different types of decorations that are done during the week. The most famous is the butter coating of the idol. More than 100 kgs of butter is used for this purpose.

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Rakesh
Rakesh
1 year ago

All these temple are very old and their own speciality,whenever anyone wants to go temple in Bangalore I suggest these temple,thank u for sharing these blog

rahulkr
rahulkr
1 year ago

The Shiva temple in Bangalore is one of the most beautiful temples in India. Inside the temple, you will find gorgeous statues of Lord Shiva and Ganesha. The statue of Lord Shiva stands at 65 feet and sits inside a man-made pool of water that is a replica of Mount Kailash (Shiva’s natural habitat).

Amardeep
Amardeep
1 year ago

Excellently Presented

Mantosh Singh Mantosh

Bangalore has quickly developed into a commercial hub, but its rich cultural heritage should not be forgotten. Across the city, one can see many temples that date back thousands of years. Most of the above mentioned temples are built in the traditional Dravidian architectural style.

ajay
ajay
1 year ago

Bangalore is dedicated to the Hindu god Venkateshwara & in this Article All Popular Temples of Bangalore.

Ashwani
Ashwani
1 year ago

The most of Bangalore’s old temples are designed in the classic Dravidian architectural style, with only a handful having contemporary facades. If you visit Karnataka, you must go to Bangalore. It will present you with the finest religious vacation you’ve ever imagined.

Samrat Singh
Samrat Singh
1 year ago

The Shiva statue near the airport is very aesthetic. The height of the sculpture of Lord Shiva is very massive and this fact attracts all devote to itself. Another thing is that the seating scene of Lord Shiva is of the Himalayas.

Biraj
Biraj
1 year ago

The statue has a history that can be traced back to 1973 as per the photos posted for public display behind the main deity Veeranjanaya Swamy.
There is an idol of the goddess Lakshmi as well in the temple which is pretty big as well.

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