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Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple

Bangalore

14.4/5(26 Ratings)

Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple Overview

Ranked 20 of 489 sightseeing in Bangalore

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Very Ancient Cave Temple Of India Dedicated To Lord Shiva

Very Ancient Cave Temple Of India Dedicated To Lord Shiva  Video Review
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Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
13th Jun 16

This Holy Temple Is Dedicated To Lord Shiva

This Holy Temple Is Dedicated To Lord Shiva  Video Review
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Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
13th Jun 16

What travellers are saying about Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple

Experience scale
  • Very Good 4
  • Excellent 4
  • Average 1
  • Good 1
  • Terrible 0
  • Poor 0
  • Below Average 0
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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunrise
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilitiesBathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/StorageLockers/Storage

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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
6:00 AM -8:00 PM
Saturday:
6:00 AM -8:00 PM
Sunday:
6:00 AM -8:00 PM
Public Holidays:
6:00 AM -8:00 PM
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free
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99% voted as clean

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Reviews and Ratings

Parth Sabharwal

Parth Sabharwal3.6/5

380 reviews

Sun rays fall on shiva lingam

South-Indian actor Rajnikant used to come every year to take blessing from this place only, it is in the centre of Bangalore city. Sun rays fall on shiva lingam.

Padmini Rout

Padmini Rout4.3/5

39 reviews

Best place with good design

It is a nice and beautiful temple that attracts many more people. It's good design gives a good appearance to eye. It is also a peaceful place. Traveller should enjoy this place.

Sasidhar Bokkasam

Sasidhar Bokkasam4.6/5

13 reviews

Scientific Siva Temple

A beautiful cave temple amidst greenery. It is one of the important tourist attractions of Bangalore. The cave temple with Sun's rays falling directly on Siva's Idol on Sankranti day, is a scientific marvel. There is no entrance fee. A very holy place to visit with family.

Pawankalyan Gk

Pawankalyan Gk3.9/5

250 reviews

Rays of goodness and good connectivity

It is about 5 km from city Bus Stop and 6 km from Kalasipalyam. Actually it is under cave, a temple of Lord Shiva. Here markings can be seen that in olden days people used to KASI from this temple under ground passage. At Makarasankranti Rays from top of temple will fall directly on Linga. Lakhs of people used to visit the temple on that day. I finally advice travellers to visit this place and see miracle in life.

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Rajesh Kumar

Rajesh Kumar5.0/5

1 review

Awesome temple

Its an amazing feeling after entering into this temple. Must visit where you are in Bangalore to this Shiva cave temple. Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple is near Bull temple area, around 15min walk from Bull temple. This is a functioning temple with Lord Shiva as the main deity. The sanctum Sanctorum is under a big rock giving the feeling of this being a cave temple.

Karuna Kumar

Karuna Kumar5.0/5

54 reviews

Temple of miracle

It is the temple of lord Shiva which is situated in the canter heart of the Bangalore city according to sculpture written on a wall we can see the underground passage from this temple to the Kashi. People used to go to Kashi in this under route only, the passage is now closed and written in a album or a photo.We get a huge vibrations from the linga of Shiva from which we can get a mental peace and harmony, the light or sun rays fall on directly to the lingam on day to the next day on Ugadi, the people come to see this miracle directly every year after Ugadi in the back side of the lingam we can see the variety and various types of status of god such as Ashtakanya, Varahaswamy, Ganesha, Subramanya etc. The people once visit this to get a brighter life.Another important note is that South Indian film star Rajinikanth will come here and take blessing from god every year he only said that he got the success. The people used to get the blessings on every Thursday and Monday in those days we can see full alankarams and decorations. Various types of prasadam is also available here. We can get buses of govt and autos from majestic bus stand to this place at a reasonable price at in Bangalore price it is about 8kms from Kempegowda Bus Stand.

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Prem shanker mishra

Prem shanker mishra4.3/5

2 reviews

Beautiful temple with good cleanliness

Very nice to visit this temple, I suggest every visitor to come and see this beautiful temple. The cleanliness is quite good, however, I wish there should not be any fee.

Anand r

Anand r5.0/5

23 reviews

A cleverly done rock cut

If you are visiting Bangalore and by chance if you are staying in South Bangalore then you must visit this temple. Such an ancient temple which was built in rock (Rock Cut) nicely and cleverly. You will be amazed when you get inside. On Maha Sankranthi sun's rays falls directly on the Shiva Linga inside the temple. Lot of people will gather on this day to see this magical moments.

Vivek Raaj

Vivek Raaj5.0/5

1 review

A temple to spend a good time

As the lord Shiva idol is inside the cave without any sunlight to enter, the cave is designed in such a way on Jan 14th of every year you will be witnessing the sun rays to enter inside the cave & emits on lords Shiva idol. Only on that particular day & for few hrs & the rest of the days there is no sunrays which enter through the cave & on this day all the devotees around globe they drop in & celebrate. This is one of my best temples where I would love to go & spend time rather than spending time on commercialized temples.

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Chandu Shankar

Chandu Shankar4.3/5

11 reviews

Temple inside the cave

This is one of the ancient temples in Bangalore. Speciality of this temple is, this temple is made inside the cave and in morning, direct sunlight falls on the idol of Lord Shiva. This is a peaceful temple to visit in Bangalore especially with elders.

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