Dodda Ganesha(Ganpati) Temple in Bangalore Karnataka India

Dodda Ganesh temple is found just next to Bull temple and close to Bugle Rock Park. Dodda Ganesha Temple is one of the popular landmarks in Bangalore.Here is Some Information about Dodda Ganesha Temple in Bangalore Karnataka India.

Location: Basagudi, Southvana Bangalore,Bull Temple Road, Bangalore
Built By: Kempe Gowda one the founder of Bangalore city
Dedicated to: Lord Ganesha
Signifience: One of the Lord Ganesha Temple
Entry: Free
Photography: Allowed
Festival: Ganesh Chaturthi
Temple Timing: 6.00 AM to 12.00 PM, 5.30 PM to 9.00 PM
Visiting Timing: 1 to 2 hour
Best Time to Visit: Oct to Feb
Phone:  080 2667 8777
Main Attraction: Ganapathi idol decorated with over 100 Kgs of butter
Nearest Railway station: Bangalore city Railway station just 33 km
Nearest Airport: Bangalore international Airport just 38 km

More Information about Dodda Ganesha Temple

Dodda Ganesha Temple is located Basagudi, Southvana Bangalore,Bull Temple Road, Bangalore Karnataka.The Temple is built by Kempe Gowda one the founder of Bangalore city.The temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha.The temple has a huge monolithic statue of Ganapathi which is about 18ft height and 16ft width. Also known as Shakthi Ganapathi and Satya Ganapathi, this idol of Ganesh is believed to be growing on its right side.


The legend of Doda Ganesha name is ‘Dodda’ in Kannada language means big, relating to ‘Big Ganesha’. The Dodda Ganesha Temple is also known as Shakthi Ganapathi and Satya Ganapathi.

This temple is also known for its Ganesha festival which attracts visitors from everywhere. During the festival which goes on for a week, the idol of Lord Ganesh is decorated in different ways. The most captivating one is Benne Alankara where idol is smeared with a whopping 100 kg of butter. Ganesha Idol is also covered with in cream colour and is decorated with golden laces and buttons. It is the best time to visit this temple as you get a glimpse of the colourful fervor of the festival.

Nearest Visiting Place of  Dodda Ganesha Temple

Vidhan Soudha
Attara Kacheri
Government Museum
Government Aquarium
Venkatappa Art Gallery
Visveswaraiah Industrial and Technological Museum

How To Reach Dodda Ganesha Temple Bangalore

By Air: The Nearest Airport is Bangalore International Airport just 38 Km from Dodda Ganesha Temple.

By Rail: The Nearest Railway station is Bangalore city Junction Railway station just 33 Km from Dodda Ganesha Temple.

By Road: There are many public and private vehicles available to reach Dodda Ganesha Temple Bangalore.You reach also BRTS buses and Texi.

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