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Temples in Bangalore

Prasanna Veeranjaneya Temple
The uniqueness of the Prasanna Veeranjaneya temple, apart from the 22-foot-high deity of Veeranjaneya, is its peaceful atmosphere. The cool breeze and surrounding greenery, coupled with an aura of mysticism, bring solace to devotees visiting the temple. Read more...

Gavi Gangadareshwara Temple
his temple, also located near Basavanagudi, is well known for its remarkable architecture. The Gavi Gangadhareshwara temple is one of the oldest temples in Bangalore. Legend has it that the cave temple dates back to the Tretha Yuga. Kempegowda built two of the oldest temples in Bangalore: the Bull temple and the Gavi Gangadareshwara Temple. The temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi is inside a natural cave in Gavipuram. Read more...

Shiva Statue: Airport Road
The Shiva Temple, located on Airport Road, is seated Shiva in the Himalayas, built in the year 1995. Shiva's idol is a great crowd puller due to its grandeur, aesthetic values, scenic beauty and majestic look. During festivals it draws nearly four to five lakhs of devotees in a day. Puja seva (service) is free of cost for everyoneIt boasts of Awesome 65 feet high depiction of Lord Shiva seated in Lotus position. Read more...

Kadu Mallikarjunaswamy
Built in one of the oldest areas in Bangalore - Malleswaram, the temple is on a hillock. As the legend goes, the temple belonged to Chatrapati Shivaji's stepbrother Venkoji, who came upon a 'shivalingam' in 1669 and consecrated the temple around it.Read more...

Banashankari Temple
The uniqueness of Sri Banashankari Amma Temple is that the deity, Banashankari Amma is worshipped in Rahukala, an inauspicious time according to Hindu belief. The area, Banashankari is named after the goddess. Situated on the busy Kanakapura Road, it is one of the most popular temples of Bangalore.Read more...

Bull Temple
The Bull Temple is located at Basavangudi, atop 'Bugle hill' in Bangalore. Kempe Gowda, who is known as founder of Bangalore, constructed this temple in a typical Dravadian style. The temple has a mammoth monolithic bull called 'Nandi' which is 4.5m high and 6.5m long. It is believed that the statue keeps on growing in size further and further.Read more...

Baidhanmai and Cawasji Dadabhai Dar-E-Meher
This Parsi temple, situated at the corner of Queen's Road and Cunningham Road, has carvings of bulls on its many pillars.It is open only to Zoroastrians, the followers of Zoroaster - the prophet of the ancient religion of Iran.Read more...

ISKCON Temple
Sri Sri Radha Krishna Chandra Temple is accredited for having the ISKCON's largest temple complex in the world. Being made by the Iskcon cult, the magnificent shrine is commonly known as Iskcon Temple. Located on west of Chord Road in Bangalore, the colossal shrine sprawls on seven-acres of 'Hare Krishna Hill'. This outstanding temple is one amongst the best shrines constructed by the ISKCON. Iskcon Temple can be reached easily by taking regular buses, local vehicles or by hiring taxis from the city of Bangalore.Read more...

DoddaGanesha Temple
The monolithic Ganesha is about 18 ft in height and 16 ft in width. The God is also known as Shakthi Ganapathi or Satya Ganapathi. People from all walks of life come here to seek blessings. What makes this idol more attractive to the devotees is, the different types of decorations that are done during the week. The most famous is the butter coating of the idol. More than 100 kgs of butter is used for this purpose.Read more...

 

Mosque in Bangalore

  1. Tawakkal Mastan

    Hazarath Tawakkal Mastan Vali is a Sufi Saint from the Saharwardia Order of the 17th Century. His mausoleum is located in the Cottonpet area of Bangalore, India (Near Majestic).
    He is a disciple of Sufi saint Hazarat Baba Fakruddin of Penukonda read more..
  2. Jumma Masjid
  3. Jumma Masjid,K.R Market
  4. Mavalli Mosque,Dodda Mavalli
  5. Masjid-E-Khadriya,Benson Town
  6. Masjid-E-Muzzammil,Nagavara
  7. Masjid E Umer E Farooq,Ashok Nagar
  8. Masjid-E-Sultan Shah (Daawah Markaz),Shivaji Nagar
  9. Jumma Masjid,Shivaji Nagar
  10. Military Masjid,St. John's Road

 

Church in Bangalore

Holy Trinity Church
This beautiful landmark at the east end of the M.G. Road was built in 1848-51. It is built in the English Renaissance style.The church can accommodate 700 people and is regarded as the largest "military" church in Southern India. Read more...

St. Andrew's Kir
The only Scottish Kirk in Bangalore, situated on Cubon Road parallel to MG Road contains stained glass windows depicting Lord Jesus and his eight apostles. A pipe organ was also installed here in 1881. The walls are adorned with polished brass plaques. There is also a plaque of John Cook, the Principal of Central College in Bangalore in 1915.Read more...

Infant Jesus Church
A place happen lots of miracles. prayers are never failed. Visit once or, ask the community to pray. all group will pray for you! The Church has a long history of sacrifice and devotion from the time it was first conceived by Fr Paul Kinatukara in the sixties.Read more...

St Patricks Church
The Parish Priest, Assistant Parish Priest and the Congregation of St. Patrick's Church wish you all a Joyful Easter. May the Peace, Love and Joy of the Risen Lord be with you and your families. Read more...

St Mary's Basilica
This Church situated opposite the Russel Market Square was built as a small chapel in 1818 by Abbe Dubois, oldest Church in Bangalore is the St Mary's Basilica in Shivajinagar which dates back to 1685. St Mary's Basilica, in its present form was bulit in 1875-82 at a total cost of about Rs 30,000. Read more...

Chowdiah Memorial Hall
The Chowdiah Memorial Hall, named after the violin maestro Tirumakudalu Chowdiah, is one of the most prominent landmarks of Malleswaram. Designed in the shape of a violin, the venue is a hub of arts and culture, playing host to a wide array of events - ranging from classical music concerts, to theatre and drama, to prestigious quiz competitions. Read more...

 

Monuments in Bangalore

Bangalore Palace
Bangalore Palace, a palace located in the city of Bangalore, India, was built to look like a smaller replica of the Windsor Castle in England.It was built by Rev. Garrett, who was the first Principal of the Central High School in Bangalore, now known as Central College.The construction of the palace was started in 1862 and completed in 1944. Read more...

Ravindra Kalakshetra
The renovated Ravindra Kalakshetra, which was inaugurated, has a truly welcoming atmosphere. Seating arrangements, audio and light system and other basic facilities have been addressed by the Kannada and Culture Department. Emphasis has been given to audio and lighting. Read more...

Attara Kacheri
The Attara Kacheri, is a beautiful 19th century stone structure in an intense red hue.which is known as Karnataka High Court is the High Court of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located in Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka. The high court functions out of a red brick building known as Attara Kacheri. It is in front of Vidhana Soudha, which is the seat of the legislature of Karnataka. Attara Kacheri radiant in its vibrant hues boasts of Karnataka’s history from the glorious days of Tipu Sultan’s reign and hence is one of Bangalore’s most popular tourist spots.Read more...

Vidhan Soudha
Built in 1956, Vidhana Soudha is located in the famous Cubbon Park Bangalore. Get to see the superb Dravidian architecture as portrayed in the Vidhana Soudha Bangalore. Known as the famous landmark of Bangalore, Vidhana Soudha houses the Legislative Chambers of the state government.Read more...

 

Gardens & Parks in Bangalore

Lumbini Gardens
Lumbini Gardens on the Nagawara lake front near Hebbal is an exclusive boating and leisure complex with a variety of entertainment activities introduced for the first time in Bangalore. The leisure park is set up at a cost of over Rs 10 crore.Lumbini Gardens is situated on the Outer Ring Road. It is located on the banks of the Nagawara Lake. Read more...

Cubbon Park
The Cubbon Park of Bangalore has a history of more than 100 years. It has been a part of Bangalore’s landscape since 1870. The Cubbon Park, officially known as Sri. Chamarajendra Park, is an historic park, located in the heart of city in the Central Administrative Area. The park provides sylvan surroundings to the State Legislature building- the Vidhana Soudha, the High Court Buildings – the Attara Kacheri and a number of other organizations located along the periphery and within the park which constitute the Central Administrative Area.Read more...

Cariappa Memorial Park

Lalbagh Botanical Garden
The Garden City, Bangalore offers wonderful sightseeing options to tourists and the Lal Bagh Gardens is one such spot that should not be missed during your Bangalore travel. Lal Bagh Botanical Garden is a well known botanical garden in Bangalore, India The garden was commissioned by the ruler of Mysore, Hyder Ali. It has a famous glass house which hosts yearly flower show. It also has an aquarium and a lake, and one of the tourist attractions in Bangalore.Read more...

Bannerghatta National Park
Bannerghatta National Park is situated 22 km south of Bangalore, Karnataka, India. The journey to the park takes nearly half an hour from Bangalore. This hilly place is the home for one of the richest natural, zoological reserves. The 25,000 acre (101 km²) zoological park makes this a major tourist attraction of Bangalore.The Bannerghatta Tiger and Lion Reserve has a reserve of Indian tigers, lions and other mammals. A mini safari here helps to fund the reserve. The Tiger Reserve of the park has been recognised by the Forest Department of India. Read more...

 

Museums and aquarium in Bangalore

HAL Heritage Center and Aerospace Museum
HAL Heritage Center and Aerospace Museum, situated on the Airport Road at Bangalore, is the second largest public aviation museum in the country with ten aircraft and two mockups. The museum and heritage centre has been established on 10 acres of land and depicts the growth of aviation industry. Read More...

Aquarium
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The Govt. Aquarium is in is an octagonal shaped building. This is one of the largest Aquariums in India, showcasing a variety of indigenous and exotic, cultivable as well as ornamental pet fish. The Bangalore Aquarium is amongst the city's most popular tourist attractions and perfect for a family day out, being founded in 1983. Housed within an imposing diamond-shaped building and located at the very entrance to Cubbon Park, you can expect to see many colourful and indigenous fish, displayed in a series of aquariums, both large and small, recreating natural habitats.Read More...

Government Museum
A beautiful 1877 structure with Corinthian columns. Being one of the oldest museums in the country, this museum boasts an exquisite collection of coins, sculptures, inscriptions, old paintings and excavated items. The Venkatappa Art Gallery adjacent to the Museum is named after Late K. Venkatappa, a noted artist. You will find a selection of his famous paintings, Plaster of Paris works and wooden sculptures. Also on view are works of various contemporary artists.Read More...

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium
Founded in the year 1989 Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is worth a visit during Bangalore Sightseeing Tours. Come explore the mysteries of outer space with a simple visit at Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium in Bangalore. Get to know more about Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium during Bangalore Sightseeing Tours.Read More...

Venkatappa Art Gallery
The Venkatappa Art Gallery is situated in the Karnataka Government Museum. It exhibits some of the rich art of Bangalore. The Art Gallery is comprised of two floors and displays 600 paintings.

Art lovers must make a point to visit the Venkatappa Art Gallery during Bangalore Sightseeing Tours.Venkatappa Art Gallery houses some of the exclusive collections of scenic displays. Venkatappa Art Gallery, as the name suggests has an exhibition of the great works of the famous artist K. Venkatappa. Get to know more about Venkatappa Art Gallery during Bangalore Tours. Read more...

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