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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. Plan your Dodda Ganapathi Temple visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bengaluru using our Bengaluru vacation trip planner.
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  • When we went in the morning time. The darshan of the big Ganesha was excellent and its a very great experience. Beautiful and extra ordinary temple. 
  • Visiting the Dodda Ganapathi or Ganesha temple at Basavanagudi is always a great experience. I visited the temple around 5:30 pm and was glad that I could stand right at the front for you need the pro...  more »
  • I arrived early before 7am. Loved that not many people are around and I was able to take my time visiting this temple and surrounding.