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  • LocationBengaluru (Bangalore) , India

  • Opening Hours 7am-8.30pm

  • Entrance Fee None

  • Camera Fee 7am-8.30pm

Bull Temple

Bull Temple Bangalore is one of the oldest temples in the city. The temple is situated in Basavanagudi and is dedicated to Nandi, the mount of Lord Shiva. The Bull Temple Bangalore is actually located in Bungle hill at the southern end of Bull Temple Road. The monolithic bull which is 4.5 meters tall and 6 meters long, is supposed to be much older than the temple housing and consisting it. It is believed and said that the source of the river Vishva Bharti originates at the feet of the statue. Every year there are thousands of tourists from every part of the world and from all over India who visit this beautiful and picturesque temple.

The Bull Temple in Bangalore in India was built in the 16th century by the great Kempe Gowda. History states that the image had been carved out of a single rock granite. Initially the color of Nandi bull was grey, but currently over the centuries the color has changed to black due to the application of coconut oil by the devotees.

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The Bull Temple in Bangalore in India was built in the 16th century by the great Kempe Gowda. History states that the image had been carved out of a single rock granite. Initially the color of Nandi bull was grey, but currently over the centuries the color has changed to black due to the application of coconut oil by the devotees.