One of the city's major landmarks, Bull Temple pays tribute to Nandi, the faithful attendant of the Hindu deity Shiva. Constructed during the 16th century, the temple features the iconic pyramidal architecture found commonly in historic sites across India, with added ornamental carvings of figures and deities. According to local legend, the temple originally came about as an attempt to appease a wild bull that wrought havoc on the area's crops. The temple's standout feature is a statue of Nandi, a 4.5 m (15 ft) tall figure carved out of a single piece of solid granite and surrounded by idols that depict other gods riding chariots. Put Bull Temple and other Bengaluru attractions into our Bengaluru route planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Although there are many signs indicating no pictures, so long as you give them a "donation" they allow you to take as many pictures as you like. The size of the bull is quite something, and to be made...  more »
  • Bull temple also known as nandi temple, is one beautiful architectural places to visit. Basically Nandi is the animal of lord shiva, people worship him whole heartedly, it is said that if you share yo...  more »
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