Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple, Bengaluru

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Venture into Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple, a temple carved out of a monolithic rock sometime in the 9th century and later renovated by the founder of the city, Kempe Gowda. If visiting in January, you'll witness a yearly event where the sculpted works allow the sun to illuminate the shivalinga for one hour only--a testament to ancient knowledge and craftsmanship exercised here. As the oldest temple in the region and major architectural landmark, the temple draws steady crowds, so expect to be one of many tourists. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bengaluru trip simple and quick.
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  • Shri Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple The founder of Bangalore city Kempe Gowda built this temple in 16th century under the Vijayanagara empire. He built this temple in the recognition of his release. Tem...  more »
  • Temple is made in a cave . Known for divine light falling on god idol exactly on only makara sankranthi.  more »
  • This temple 0.5 KM near Bull temple. This temple is very old one. You have to walk into the cave to worship Siva. This temple is very clean and neat. you can see carvings and passage path inside the c...  more »

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