Are you looking for a one day temples near Bangalore. Below are temples near Bangalore and these are temples in Chikkaballapur.
It is very near to Bangalore International airport in Devanhalli. The drive to Chikkaballapura is around 1 hr 30 mins from Bangalore.
There are many temples in chikkaballapur which are of religious and historical importance. Below are temple in Chikkaballapur which you can plan for.
You can cover all the temples in single day as well if you plan well.
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These temples which I talk about below are some of the very famous temples near Bangalore .
Famous temples in chikkaballapur
So let us look at some important temples of this region which you should visit.
Vir Anjaneya temple
A newly built temple located at the entrance of Chikkballapur.
The temple is dedicated to Lord Anjaneya (Lord Hanuman) and temple architecture is similar to other temples of South India.
The goupram of the temple is quite impressive and as soon as you enter the temple premises, you will find the main temple with Lord Hanuman idol.
The Lord Anjaneya idol is a old one, but the temple has been built new. So it looks new, but the temple existed well before.
Inside premises of the temple is quite big, it is a grand temple and a good visit.
Sri Ranganathaswamy temple is dedicated to Lord Ranganatha and is one of the very important Temples in Chikkaballapur.
Lord Vishnu is worshipped as Lord Ranganatha here. The temple is also called as Rangasthala.
The idol of Lord Ranganatha is 4.5 feet in length with Bhoo devi and Neela Devi sitting near the leg.
Lord is in Yoga Nidra and his Shesha (Lord Vishnu’s Snake) is spreading his hoods like an umbrella and Vainatheyan is sitting below.
There are many very important temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu in Karnataka. This temple is one of them.
The temple architecture is very impressive as with all other historical temples of South India.
The temple premises is quite huge and the main temple is inside the premises. The gopuram ( or the main entrance is quite big).
If you are in Bangalore you are not unaware of Nandi Hills.
Nandi Hills is probably the most visit tourist places near Bangalore and offer a beautiful view of the city from the top. But Nandi hills region is also famous for two very old and important temples.
One of them is called as Bhoga Nandeeshwara temple which is at the bottom of the hill, while the other one is called as Yoga Nandeeshwara , which is at the top of the hill.
These two temples are some of the very famous temples near Bangalore
Bhoga Nandeeshwara temple as mentioned before is a very old temple dedicated to lord Shiva at the foot of Nandi hills.
This is one of the oldest temples of Karnatka and is more than a 1000 years old.
The temple premise is huge and has 3 main temples –
- Uma Maheshwara and
- Bhoga Nandeeshwara.
The temple premises is actually very big with a huge lawn in front of temple and hence it is very good place for kids as well. Then can run around and have some good time.
But the temple is very old and beautiful and one should visit this temple, if you are planning for a trip to Nandi Hills.
Yoga Nandeeshwara temple is situated at the top of Nandi Hills. As I have mentioned before, out of the 2 temples, Bhoga and Yoga Nandeeshwara, this is the second one located at the top of the hill.
This is another very old and beautiful temple of Lord Shiva and one of the oldest temples in the region.
The temple was built by cholas.
The temple is supposed to be more than 1000 years old. The presiding deity of this temple is lord shiva.
So friends, I hope that you liked this information – Temples in Chikkaballapur ( Temples near Bangalore ). This place is not very far from Bangalore and very well connected to all parts of Bangalore city.
Hope you are able to find some time and visit these beautiful temples which are also historically significant temples.
Have a blessed trip!