Dodda Ganapathi Temple, Bengaluru

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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. To visit Dodda Ganapathi Temple on your holiday in Bengaluru, and find out what else Bengaluru has to offer, use our Bengaluru holiday builder .
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  • This please is very calm and peaceful in non-season days. Avoid going during Ganesh festivals if you are not comfortable with crowd. else this is very good place to visit for Spiritual silence. Along ...  more »
  • Nice place to visit for family, visited last week, took some photos. Liked this place very much. Should visit at once.  more »
  • Very nice Temple. You can feel peace like other temples in South India. One Bull Temple is within the same premises. Photography prohibited.  more »
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  • Please plan the timing of your visit. If you intend to visit in evening, then 5:30 pm suits best as Ganapathi Temple reopens at 5:30 pm. If you reach early then you could visit nearby Big Bull Temple which shares a similar philosophy of the entire bull idol carved out of a single huge rock same as Ganapathi idol. Another must visit place in the vicinity would be the Bugle Rock Park. Its a treat to nature lovers with lush green trees and natural rock formations. There are multiple other small temples in the neighbourhood.
  • Nice holy place. Nandi's big sculpture is very nice to see. It is an eye treat. Also infront of the temple there is big space where you can sit with your family or friends calmly.
  • Very nice Temple of Ganesha. The big Lord Ganesh is carved in a single rock. Very nice environment around the temple. Behind temple there is a park.
  • Very well maintained oldest Lord Ganesha Temple. The Lord ganesha statue is carved out of a single rock. There is bull temple in the hill next to the temple. It has a huge bull carved out of single rock or stone. Festivals are very famous and historical
  • One of the very few temples in Bangalore which is famous yet not money minded. Great place if you wish to find some peace of mind.

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