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Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple

#Temple in Nandi Hills

Located in the foothills of Nandi hills lies a beautifully integrated historical temple leaving you awe struck with its architecture and beauty. Built by Bana Queen Ratnavati in the 9 th century, the original temple has a history that will make your getaway trip complete in every sense. The magnificent and captivatingly large building is home to not just one temple but three,the Arunachaleshwara, the Uma Maheshwara and the Bhoga Nandeeshwara, each one having made a beautiful contribution to the story of this place and Lord Shiva’s life.

Serving through the rule of over 5 dynasties, the changes and modifications done have left it to be one of the oldest majestic with a strong ancient vibe around it. The temple divinely comes to life in the festive season with the light of about 100000 lamps lit thrice every year. Starting from the ganga dynasty to cholas, hoysalas, pallavas and the vijayanagara kings. The temple has been solely devoted to Shiva and Parvati for the past 13 centuries, depicting the childhood, the youth and the final stage of shiva’s life, these 3 temples still stand with the same majestic and royal pride.

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Nandi Hills
Karnataka, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
1.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
4298 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
13.3867911°N, 77.6974904°E
Distance from Nandi Hills to Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple
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Read traveller's reviews about Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple..

Overall Rating:4.7

  '5' out of 5
"Very nice and calm place. Avoid giving parking money to a guy here who is usually drunk and will keep on asking for money when you are leaving the temple and taking your car out of parking. "
  '5' out of 5
"It's an ancient temple of lord shiva... It was built in 9th century... The sculptures inside the temple are amazing... Everyone must visit this once.."
  '5' out of 5
"One of the best old Temples .. Near bangalore.. And near chikkaballapur town "
  '4' out of 5
"This temple built in the 9 th century very old temple is at the foot Hill of Nandi Hills and is in village Nandi"
  '4' out of 5
"Really good place.. rich in history.. beautiful architecture... Dslrs are allowed inside no extra charges."

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