Basavanagudi in Banglore

Basavanagudi In Bangalore, Karnataka

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About Basavanagudi in Bangalore

Basavanagudi, a residential area in Bangalore is a popular for its Bull Temple and its old world feel. Basava in Kannada, means Bull and Gudi means temple. Hence, the name Basavanagudi. As Basavanagudi in Bangalore is among the oldest areas of the city, there are several attractions that attract not only locales but also tourists. Basavanagudi places to visit are -

Basavanagudi Temple, better known as Bull Temple or Basavanagudi Nandi Temple is situated atop a Basavanagudi hill. Built in 1537 by Kempegowda, this Bull Temple at Basavanagudi is one of the oldest temples of Bangalore as well as the much preferred pilgrimage and tourist hotspot of Bangalore. Dedicated to sacred bull Nandi, a monolith statue of the Nandi Bull stands here, which was carved out a single granite rock.

Located on Bull Temple Road in Basavanagudi, next to Big Bull Temple, Dodda Ganesha Temple at Basavanagudi is another sacred attraction of the region. It is also known as Satya Ganesha or Shakti Ganapathi temple. It is the most famous Vinayaka temple in the city.

Basavanagudi Gandhi Bazaar is a busy market area, which is known mainly for its flower and condiment hawker shops. As the market areas is one of the oldest in the city, it is traditional. The market receives immense footfall during festival periods as it offers myriad puja items.

Basavanagudi Aquatic Centre began its operations in 1986. It caters to more than 400 regular swimmers from different age groups at various levels. The object of the centre is to develop excellence in the sport of swimming by imparting support and training. For those looking for a good Basavanagudi swimming pool for professional training can count on this institution.

Basavanagudi Club is another attraction of the area. Officially known as Basavanagudi Union and service club, it is registered under the Karnataka societies’ act of 1961. This is a social and recreational institution that serves ore than 1000 members as well as guests. Its members hail from various strata of the society who live in the proximity to the club.

Karanji Anjaneya Temple in Basavanagudi is among the oldest Hanuman temples of the city. This area is known as Karenji in the local language of Kannada and means "kare"(lake) and "enji" meaning the remains of the lake after it dried up. At the temple, special poojas, homas are conducted during Hanuman jayanati and Rama Jayanti.

Bugle Rock is a place here that is named on Kempe Gowda's watch tower. The watch tower stood on the rock to warn the city about the advent of intruders by a bugle call. The huge rock, a rare phenomenon, is 3000 million years old and has attracted world geologists.

The Indian Institute of World Culture is another place to visit here that was founded on 11th August 1945 in the Basavanagudi suburb.


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Temples in Basavanagudi can be visited from 6.00 am to 12.00 noon. The temples reopen in the evening from 5.30 pm to 9.00 pm, all the days of the week.

Yes, two swimming camps are organized every year at Basavanagudi Aquatic Centre. one camp is organized in the months of April and May and the second one in October.

A few attractions that can be visited near Bull Temple include Dodda Ganesha Temple, Bugle Rock Park, Lalbagh Botanical Garden, and Gavi Gangadareshwara Temple.

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