Open Time : 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
Entry : free
Address : Bull Temple, Steps to Bull Temple, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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Why to visit Bull Temple
It is well-known for its enormous statue of the sacred bull, Nandi, and is also known as the Nandi Temple. The Nandi idol in this temple is actually one of the largest in the world, measuring roughly 6.1 metres in length and 4.6 metres in height.
History of the Bull Temple:
- According to a legend, Lord Shiva put the iron plate on the bull's head there to prevent the statue from growing.
- According to an inscription in the temple, the spring that lies beneath the Nandi statue is the source of the Vrishabhavathi River, which flows through Bengaluru's western region.
Things to see at Bull Temple:
- The Bugle Boulder is a sizable rock that is estimated to be 3000 million years old. One of the main draws in Bugle Rock Park is it.
- A park featuring natural rock formations that are millennia old is called Bugle Rock Park. It has many trees, well-maintained walking trails, and a water tank with murals of significant Karnataka people.
- The enormous monolithic figure of Nandi, the Shiva Lingam positioned behind it, and the temple's statues of the Sun God and Moon God.
Opening Time: 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Best Time to Visit: June to February
Photography and Videography: Allowed
Entry Fee: Free
Nearest Bus Stop: Bull Temple (280 meters by walk)
Nearest Metro Station: Lalbagh (2 km) and National College (2 km) on the Green Line
How to reach Bull Temple?
- Bull Temple Bus Stop is the name of the bus stop that is most convenient for the Bull Temple. The distance to the temple is 600 meters or about 7 minutes' worth of walking.
- The temple is only 6 km from the Bengaluru Railway Station, and in normal traffic, it takes about 27 minutes to get there. From various locations throughout the city, taxis and autorickshaws frequently run to this magnificent temple.
FAQ on Bull Temple
How to reach Bull Temple?
Bull Temple Bus Stop is the name of the bus stop that is most convenient for the Bull Temple. The distance to the temple is 600 metres, or about 7 minutes' worth of walking. The temple is only 6 km from the Bengaluru Railway Station, and in normal traffic, it takes about 27 minutes to get there. From various locations throughout the city, taxis and autorickshaws frequently run to this magnificent temple.
What are the places to visit near Bull Temple?
Nearby attractions include: Sri Govardhana Temple (250 m) Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple (1 km) Lalbagh Botanical Garden (2 km) Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace (3 km)
When is the best time to visit Bull Temple?
The best time to visit Bull Temple is in the month of June to February.
What are the restaurants near Bull Temple?
Kamat Bugle Rock, Sandwich Guru and Megna's Pizza are the restaurants near Bull Temple.
Every last Monday and Tuesday of "Kaarthik Maas" is marked as "Kadalekai Parsihe." Additionally, you will see shops selling toys made of mud, clay, stones, etc. Other street cuisine and small servings are available at stalls. For the tourists and locals, it is a pleasant time of year and has become a significant aspect of their religious lives.
By TANISHA JAISWAL