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Religious and Spiritual Places

Bangalore has rich religious and traditional values which can be seen in many religious places and spiritual centers in the city. The pleasant atmosphere made the city home of many Spiritual Guru’s of the country.

Famous Temples in Bangalore

  • ISKCON Temple – Lord Krishna temple built in Dravidian and Modern style located on 7 acre Hare Krishna Hill
  • Banashankari Temple – Sri Banashankari Amma Temple built in 1912 in Kanakapura Road famous for beliefs surrounding the temple
  • Bull Temple – 16th century temple built in Dravidian Style located in Basavanagudi, one of the oldest temples of Bangalore
  • Halasuru Someshwara Temple – Lord Shiva temple built in 16th century by Kempegowda one of the architectural masterpieces located in Ulsoor
  • Shiva Statue on Airport Road – Huge Lord Shiva Idol known for its grandeur and majestic look built in 1995 on Airport Road
  • Kadu Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple – One of the oldest temple in the city located in Malleshwaram
  • Ranganathaswamy Temple – 16th century temple near Avenue Road
  • Dharmaraya Temple – Unique temple of its kind dedicated to Pandava’s and famous for Kharaga Festival


Famous Spiritual Centers in Bangalore

  • Sri Sathya Saibaba Ashram located in Whitefield
  • Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission located in Bull Temple road


Famous Churches in Bangalore

  • Saint Mary’s Basilica – Oldest church which is believed to be established in 16th century, later re-built in 1832 situated opposite to Russel Market Square in Shivajinagar


Famous Mosques in Bangalore

  • Jumma Masjid – Five storied Mosque built in 1790 is the Oldest and Biggest Mosque in the city located in City Market Area
  • Masjid-e-Khadria – One of most beautiful and big mosque in the city located in Millers Road


Jain Temples in Bangalore

  • Sri Adinath Digambar Jain temple –  Most beautiful Jain temple in the city located in Jayanagar
  • Sri Mahavira Digambara Jain Temple – Oldest Jain temple in the city contructed in 1878 located at Deewan’s lane of Chickpet Area


Other Famous Religious Places

  • Gurudwara opened in 1946 on the bank of Ulsoor lake on the Kensington Road
  • The Maha Bodhi Society – Established by Acharya Bhuddharakkhita in 1956 with the objective of propagating Buddha teachings  located near to Palace road
  • Choe Khor Sum Ling Centre – It is a center for the practice and study of Tibetan Mahayana tradition of Buddhism established at Domlur Layout

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  1. Want to visit holy places around bangalore 2 adults and 2 children

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