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Dodda Ganapathi Temple, Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
Dodda Ganapathi Temple features a giant idol of Lord Ganesha. Originally constructed by Kempegowda I, Bangalore's founder, this shrine occupies a spot where the ruler ordered a massive boulder to be sculpted into a stone idol of Ganesha. The 5.5 m (18 ft) high idol boasts various forms of elaborate decorations, including some created using layers of butter. Plan your Dodda Ganapathi Temple visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bengaluru (Bangalore) using our Bengaluru (Bangalore) vacation trip planner.
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  • The temple itself is small but there is a large Ganesha idol of black stone. Unfortunately, only part of the idol is visible through the opening from where you stand to perform puja. Also, clicking pi...  read more »
  • Beautiful old (15th cent) temple on Bugle Rock (park) for Nandi, the bull deity. Massive granite stone. Very impressive. 
  • Very nice temple that is very welcoming to foreigners. Note that you will need to leave your shoes outside of the temple, so plan accordingly. 
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