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Top 10 renowned Hindu temples in Bangalore

Bangalore sure is known as the Garden City and the Silicon City. It might not be known for it, but the city is known for its rich heritage, too. Here are the most renowned temples the beautiful city has.

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Gali Anjaneya Temple

Gali Anjaneya Temple

This temple of Lord Hanuman is very famous. Legend has it that ghost-infested people and those possessed by evil spirits will be cleansed of those when they come here.

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ISKCON Bangalore

ISKCON Bangalore

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness temples are in 108 places around the globe, and here's one in Bangalore! The temple is beautiful inside and outside, gives a sense of peace when one goes there.

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Prasanna Veeranjaneya Swami Temple

Prasanna Veeranjaneya Swami Temple

Its commonly known by the area where it stands, as the Mahalakshmi Layou Anjaneya Temple. This temple is very famous and has gone through immense* changes from what it used to be, till how it exists today. The god's idol is carved out from a single stone!

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Someshwara Temple

Someshwara Temple

Located at Ulsoor (Halasuru), this temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is yet another renowned temple. It has the credit of dating back to the Chola Dynasty--which was founded in 300 BC!

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Bull Temple (Dodda Basavana Gudi)

Bull Temple (Dodda Basavana Gudi)

The Nandi sculpture here is said to be the biggest of its kind in the world! There is also a Ganesha temple nearby. The annual groundnut fair is held close to this temple, and many tourists throng the premises along with devotees.

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Banaswadi Anjaneya Temple

Banaswadi Anjaneya Temple

Being perhaps a little more than 150 years old, this temple when visited is said to fulfill the devotees' wishes. The grand festivals of here are the Hanuman Jayanthi and the Navrathri. Free distribution of meals to devotees also takes place here.

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Kote Venkataramana Temple

Kote Venkataramana Temple

Built in the seventeenth century by a Wodeyar ruler in distinctive styles, the temple houses Lord Venkateshwara. The main event here is the Vaikunta Ekadashi during which the devotees throng the premises in large numbers.

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Banashankari Temple

Banashankari Temple

A whole area in Bangalore is named after this goddess. This temple is THAT renowned. Banashankari literally means 'Protector of the Forest'.

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Gavi Gangadeshwara Temple

Gavi Gangadeshwara Temple

"The temple is famous for its mysterious stone discs in the forecourt and the exact planning allowing the Sun to shine on shrine in certain time of the year." This is a wonderful phenomenon to behold indeed! This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

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Kadu Malleshwara Temple

Kadu Malleshwara Temple

Dedicated to Lord Shiva and having Shivarathri as its main event, the entire region of Malleshwaram in Bangalore is named after this temple. Built in the seventeenth century, its even said to be the birthplace of the river Vrishabhavathi!