Well Known for: Religious Place, History.
Opening Timings: Open on all days from morning from 6.30am to 12.30pm and in the evening from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.
Things to do nearby:
- Visit Bugle Rock
- Visit Bull Temple
- shopping in Ghandi Bazaar
- eateries – bytwocoffee, vidyarthiBhavan.
The Dodda Ganesha Temple, a well-liked landmark of Basavanagudi, area of South Bangalore. Is located inside the Bugle Rock Park.
The name dodda is due to the size of Ganesha idol which measures height of 18 feet and width of 16 feet.
History: Kemegowda, ruler and founder of Bangalore found a big rock which resembled Ganesha, ordered his sculptures to crave it and built a temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha.