One of the city's major landmarks, Bull Temple pays tribute to Nandi, the faithful attendant of the Hindu deity Shiva. Constructed during the 16th century, the temple features the iconic pyramidal architecture found commonly in historic sites across India, with added ornamental carvings of figures and deities. According to local legend, the temple originally came about as an attempt to appease a wild bull that wrought havoc on the area's crops. The temple's standout feature is a statue of Nandi, a 4.5 m (15 ft) tall figure carved out of a single piece of solid granite and surrounded by idols that depict other gods riding chariots. Put Bull Temple and other Bengaluru attractions into our Bengaluru route planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The heritage is maintained intact and the air has an aura of peace in it. The large Nandi stone statue is a work of marvel in itself that's worth all admiration.  more »
  • The temple has a very large sone idol of bull. The name "Bull Temple Road" came from this temple. This is next to famus Dodda Ganesha Temple. All around green park is the high light of this famus temp...  more »
  • This is one of the 3 Big Bull Temple in Karnataka. Nice Tourist attraction place. It is within the same premises of Shree Dodda Ganesha Temple.  more »
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  • Had been to the Bull temple in the evening and the atmosphere was great. It was not very crowded when I had been there. This is a temple dedicated to a huge Nandi (bull) that is worshipped. There are steps leading to the temple and some vendors selling items on the way. Few other temples are in the vicinity of this temple.
  • My all-time favourite temple. I get peace and tranquility. Must visit place. It has got very long history and a great religious place
  • The big bull is gaingantic . Great piece of art. There is not much to see but 1 can come to enjoy d cool breeze. The vendor outside d temple a bit rude, avoid them if possible.
  • Great place. Awesome experience. Best time to visit is during the closing hours to avoid rush and get darshan.
  • This is very old and famous temple of bangalore. It has Big Nandi and built long back. Place is maintained properly.

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