About the Temples near Nandi Hills
Nandi Hills are also known as Nandi Betta or Nandidurg, one of the ancient hills located in Chikkabalapur District of Karnataka. This hill is the origin of Arkavathy River. The place is house number of Temples near Nandi Hills that are of Ancient Dravidian.
Different stories surround the name behind the Hill. During the period of Cholas, the hill is called Ananda Giri meaning “The Hill of Happiness”. Yoga Nandeeshwara performed his self-punishment on the hill and hence the hill is named after him. The hill is said to be named after the Nandi, the bull that resembles the sleeping bull.
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Nandi Hills Temples
1. Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple
About Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple
One of the oldest temples in Karnataka is Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple in the Village of Nandi. This temple is situated in the foothills of the Nandi Hills and is great to visit in Weekends. This is a must-visit temples near Nandi Hills of the visit to the hills. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and has 3 shrines- Arunachaleswara Temple built by Gangas of Talakad, Bhoga Nandeeshwara by Cholas and Uma Maheswara temple with a Kalyana Mandapam that is supported by pillars in black stone. Parrots are carved on these pillars in an outstanding way.
Nandi Mandapam is situated with a massive bull placed in front of every temple. In the Arunachaleswara Temple complex, Ugra Ganapati is installed and is known for its rare marvelous structure.
This temple is divided into 3 sections of Shiva’s life – Shiva as Child, Adolescents, and Uma-Maheshwara at the time of marriage with Parvati Devi.
Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple Timings
The temple will be open from morning 6:00 AM to evening 7:30 PM.
Time to Spend
One can spend a maximum of 1 to 2 hours in the temple.
Entry into the temple is free.
Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple Wedding
Number of Traditional weddings is performed in the Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple. This place is known for the ideal destination wedding. There is a lavish resort with 10 villas and 58 rooms attached with private pools. The place is very apt for the photo-shoot for the wedding couples as it is offering a romantic ambiance.
How to Reach
The Distance from Nandi Hills to the temple is 17 KM and can reach within 30 minutes.
Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple, SH 74, Nandi, Karnataka 562103, India.
2. Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple
About Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple
Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple was built by Cholas and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. 2 Dwarapalakas guard the temple by standing at the doors and is situated on top of the hill. The temple is known for its carvings that are sculpted very beautifully that are attracted by lots of tourist attention. This place is also used as a study center for the architectural and sculptural students.
Timings of yoga Nandeeshwara Temple
The temple will be open from 6:00 AM in the morning till 7:00 PM in the evening on all days of the week.
Entry is free of cost
How to Reach
Nandi Hills to the temple the distance is 280 meters and one can reach the temple by having 5 minutes walk.
Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple, Nandi Hills, Taluk, Karnataka 562103
3. Muthathi Anjaneya Temple
About Muthathi Anjaneya Temple
One of the great weekend trips is the Nandi Hills in Bangalore. Anjaneya Swamy Temple is one of the best spots to visit on the trip to Nandi Hills located at Muthathi. The temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The temple is opposite to Kala Bhairava and Basaveshwara Temples. Even though the temple is very small, the number of devotees visits the place. Numbers of stalls are outside the bazaar street selling the sweets, fruits, food items. Vehicle pooja is conducted. This is one of the best weekend attractions to spend time with your family members.
The Entry Fee has charged Rs 5 per person and for parking vehicles, extra charges will be collected. For 2-wheelers Rs 15 and for 4-wheelers (car) Rs 60.
The timings to enter into the temple are from morning 5:00 AM tonight 10:00 PM.
How to Reach
Muthathi Anjaneya Swamy Temple to the Hills – 166 KM and one can reach within 4 hours.
Muthathi Anjaneya Swamy Temple, Muthathi, Basavana Betta Forest, Karnataka, India