Planning To Visit Bangalore? Must include these popular temples in your travel list!

Bangalore has many places from tourist point of view, but one must also visit the best temples of this place where people get relaxed with immense peace.

Bangalore is such a city which is well known for its lifestyle, great food, shopping malls and IT parks. Though, it is considered to be an IT hub, yet the festivity of urban life can be seen here, but this city is not restricted up to this level only. Let us tell you about the places where you can find the peace of mind in such a huge city. There are many great temples here, where you can get the mind relaxed along with its beautiful looks. So let us tell you about some of the best temples in Bangalore –

Chokkanatha Swamy Temple

Chokkanathaswamy Temple is one of the oldest temples in Bangalore which was built in the 10th century CE. It was built during the reign of Chola as a devotion to Lord Vishnu and is located in Domlur. Beautiful inscriptions can be found here on pillars in Tamil with sculptures,  depicting the local form of dance with other local traditions. It has also the images of deities carved out of Shaligram stone which are found only in Nepal. Visiting hrs. Of this temple is from 6:00 am to 11:00 am in the morning and 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the evening.

Sree Chokkanatha Swamy Temple (Bangalore District) - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go

Iskon temple

ISKCON temple of Bangalore was completed in 1997 and it is located in Rajajinagar. It is dedicated to the Hindu gods and goddesses Radha and Krishna and is specifically known for its beautiful architecture which is more pronounced during the night. A large number of devotees use to come to see this temple and surely you will also be very impressed after looking everything inside the temple. The visiting hrs. of the temple is 4:15 am to 5:00 am in the morning and 7:15 am to 1:00 pm in the afternoon. In the evening it is opened from 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

ISKCON Whitefield - ISKCON Bangalore

Shivoham Shiva Temple

The 65 feet tall idol of Lord Shiva, carved out of white marble, is the most distinctive feature of this temple It was completed in 1995 which includes a 32 feet high Ganesh idol and 25 feet high Shiva Linga. This Shiva temple, situated on the Airport Road, is very attractive for the people. You can visit this temple anytime as it   remains open for 24 hours.

Kote Venkataraman Swamy Temple

This temple has amazing Vijayanagara and Dravidian style of architecture and was built by Chikka Deva Raja, the ruler of Mysore, in the late 17th century. It is located in Basavanagudi, next to the Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan. People visit this temple to worship its major deity Lord Venkateswara and definitely admire its beautiful stone carvings.

Someshwara Temple

Sri Someshwara Temple is one of the oldest temples in Bengaluru which was built by the Chola dynasty and later renovated by the Vijayanagara Empire. It is located in Ulsoor, east Bangalore and is more than 1200 years old. Because of its unique carvings on the pillars, this famous temple in Bangalore is considered to be an important architectural part of the heritage of the state. Visiting hrs. of this temple is 6 am to 12 noon and 4 pm to 9 pm.

Halasuru Someshwara Temple, Bangalore - Times of India Travel

Shri Shankhmukh Temple

This temple has been established with the six faces of Lord Shankhamukh in very handsome manner. It consists of a huge dome of crystals above it, which shines very brightly during the day, as well as in the night with the help of LED. Peacock sculptures has been founded on the main entrance, which are believed to be the main vehicle of Lord Shanmuga. The view of this temple is worth seeing during the sun ray consecration.

Dodda Ganesh Temple

The Dodda Ganesh Temple is another important temple in Bangalore which is situated adjacent to the Bullock Temple. It has a huge 18 feet high idol of Lord Ganesha which is bathed with butter occasionally. A Huge crowd of devotees can always be seen in this temple which is located in the heart of the city with hassle free approach. The visiting hrs. of the temple in the morning is from 6:00 am to 12:00 noon and  from 5:30 pm to 9 pm in the evening.

Dodda Ganapathi Temple, Bengaluru