15 Most Popular and Must Visit Temples In and Around Bangalore

Bangalore or Bengaluru has number of ancient and famous temples dedicated to Indian God and Goddess, most of the temples has large number of Gods worshipped as murtis or idol. If you are visiting Bangalore then here is the list of the best and famous Bangalore temples for spiritual seekers – ISKCON Temple Bangalore,Naganatheshwara Temple, Dharmaraya Swamy Temple and Sugreeva Venkateshwara Temple.

Sugreeva Venkateshwara Temple -Sugreeva

Sugreeva Venkateshwara Templ is located at Balepet area in Bangalore and dedicated to Sugreeva, one of the important character of Ramayana. The temple features a six feet tall statue of Sugreeva.

Kote Venkataramana Temple -God Venkateshwara

Venkataramana-Temple-Bangalore

Kote Venkataramana Temple is dedicated to the god Venkateshwara,located near the old fort at Krishnarajendra Road. Venkataramanswamy Temple is one of the oldest shrines in Bangalore.

Banashankari Amma Temple -Banashankari Amma

Banashankari Amma Temple

Banashankari Amma Temple is one of the very famous temple in Bangalore and devoted to Banashankari Amma. The temple of Banashankari is one of the oldest and one of the very famous temple in Bangalore.

Kempfort Shiva Temple -Lord Shiva

Kempfort-Shiva-Temple

Kempfort Shiva Temple lies near the Old Airport Road in residential and apartment area in Bangalore. The temple has a 65 feet tall statue of Lord Shiva in sitting posture and a huge Lord Ganesha statue along with and a Navagraha temple inside.

Dodda Ganeshana Gudi -Nandi Bull

Bull-Temple

Dodda Ganeshana Gudi is also known as Bull Temple or Nandi Temple, situated in Bull Temple Road in the area of South Bangalore. The temple is house to one of the largest Nandi murthis in the world and Bugle Rock garden is situated behind the temple.

Domlur Chokkanathaswamy Temple –Lord Vishnu

Domlur Chokkanathaswamy temple is one of the oldest temples in the Bangalore city and the complex has several notable sculptures and decorative features. The Chokkanathaswamy Temple is dedicated to Chokkanathaswamy or Lord Vishnu.

Ranganathaswamy Temple -Lord Ranganathaswamy

Ranganathaswamy Temple is an ancient and famous Vaikhanasa temple in the city of Bangalore,built in the Vijayanagara style. The temple host famous Bangalore Karaga Festival and Chariot Festival every year.

Puncha Mukhi Ganesha Temple -Sri Ganesha

Puncha-Mukhi-Ganesha-Temple

Panchamukhi Ganesha Temple is beautiful 5 faced Ganesha statue temple,located at the outskirts of Bangalore city on Bangalore – Mysore Highway. The temple has been built very recently with a big statue of Lord Ganesha on the roof of the temple

Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple -Lord Shiva

Gavi-Gangadhareshwara-Temple

Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple also known as Gavipuram Cave Temple is famous for its mysterious stone discs and a huge Trident of Lord Shiva. Gavipuram Cave Temple is one of the finest example of Indian rock-cut temple architecture.

Shree Surya Narayan Swamy Temple -Sun God

Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Temple in Domlur is dedicated to the Sun God and one of the lesser known temple in Bangalore. The Suryanarayana Temple a must go place in Bengaluru and one among the few Sun God temple in India.

Kailash Vaikunta Mahakshetra Temple

Kailasa-Vaikunta-Mahakshetra-Temple

Sri Kailasa Vaikunta Mahakshetra Temple is located in Rajaji Nagar 5th Block, which is less than 3kms Bangalore Railway station. The temples has Panchamukha Anjaneyar and Shiva Tirupurasundari. Image source -divyadesamyatra

Sri Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Temple -Shiva Jyotirlinga

Dwadasha-Jyotirlinga-Temple

Sri Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Temple is located in Omkar Ashram,one of the highest points of Bangalore city. The Sri Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Devasthana is unique and one of the most magnificent and gigantic temples in Karnataka.

Shrungagiri Shanmukha Temple -Lord Shanukha

Shrungagiri-Shanmukha-Temple

Shrungagiri Shanmukha Temple is located in RajaRajeshwari Nagar and one of the important tourist destination in Bangalore city. Sri Shanmukha Temple on the hillock has a breathtaking architecture of six faces of Lord Shanukha.

Dharmaraya Swamy Temple -Pandavas

Dharmaraya-Swamy-Temple-Bangalore

Shri Dharmaraya Swamy Temple is a unique temple in India, dedicated to the Pandavas and not found anywhere else in India. The Dharmaraya templeis is one of the oldest and famous temple situated in Bangalore city.

Agara Lord Hanuman Temple -Lord Hanuman

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Agara Hanuman Temple is located in the south east side of Bangalore city build during recent years. The temple has 102 feet Gigantic statue of Lord hanuman and Agara village also has Jagannath Temple and host annual Rath Yatra.

Few More Must Visit Temples in Bangalore:

  • ISKCON Temple
  • Jagannath Temple
  • Kaiwara Temple
  • Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple
  • Nageshvara Temple Begur
  • Halasuru Someshwara Temple
  • Ramalingeshwara Group of Temples

Ramalingeshwara_group_of_temple

Ramalingeshwara group of temples in Avani town of the Kolar are protected monument of national importance and has the shrines of Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata and Shatrughna.