Bhoga Nandishwara Temple, Nandi Hills

Bhoga Nandishwara Temple

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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Adit Lal
  • Adit Lal
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"Must see Shiva Temple!"

  • 5.50/7
  • Posted 7 months ago
Being one of the Oldest Temples in Karnataka, it sure is worth visiting, it is placed very near to Nandi Hills and Muddenhalli (birth place of Sir M Visvesaraya) I happened to visit this place last Sunday and I had a brilliant time........ More
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About Bhoga Nandishwara Temple

    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 6.00 AM - 7.00 PM , Saturday: 6.00 AM - 7.00 PM , Sunday: 6.00 AM - 7.00 PM , Public Holidays: 6.00 AM - 7.00 PM
At the base of the Nandi Hills in the Nandi Village is the Bhoga Nandishwara Temple that follows the Dravidian style of architecture. Atop the Nandi Hills are the temples in honour of Sri Ugra Narasimha and Sri Yoga Narasimha.

Bhoga Nandishwara Temple is located in Nandi Hills, which is a hill fortress of southern India, in the Kolar District of Karnataka state. It is 4851 ft. (1478 meters) above sea level. Nandidurg hill, known commonly as Nandi Hills, is the source of the Penner and Ponnaiyar rivers. Nandi Hills gets its name from an ancient Nandi temple situated on this hill. This temple has a thousand year old sculpture of Nandi. An ancient lord Shiva and Parvati temple also adorns this hill.

The Nandi Hills or the hills of the Nandi have been named after the bull of Lord Shiva. The pleasant hill resort of Nandi Hills is also known as Nandigiri or Nandidurg amongst the locals. The Nandi Hills have attracted people since long. Nandi hills were the summer haven of Tipu Sultan as well as the British. The palace of Tipu Sultan and the Bungalows of the British stand in testimony of the same.

The Bhoga Nandishwara Temple is a major tourist destination and one of the most popular sights in Nandi Hills. 

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