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3 km from the City Market | Gavipuram, Bengaluru 560018, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

How did they make a cave temple under ground which 1000 years ago could take you 700 kilometers to another temple of Lord Shiva at Varanasi is amazing. The Best Cave Temple in Bangalore - Must see.

Thank Ganu r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a cave temple. The walk in is exciting and an experience. The construction is unique and the style is unique. Visit it in the morning when the sunrays just starts shining on the temple.

Thank PrasannaR172
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Oldest temple in bengaluru...very famous for the sun directly falling on shivalinga once in a year...visited by thousands of people everyday...must visit temple

1  Thank mukundat4
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a very simple temple located in one of the very traditional neighbourhoods of the city. The Shiva trident plays with the sun. Really nice morning visit. There is a dhobi ghat not too far.

1  Thank franckbart
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Gavi Gangadhareshwara temple is one of the ancient and old cave temples of Bengaluru. It's believed that some sages performed pooja and penance here. Height of this cave temple decreases as we go further inside the temple. On the auspicious day of Makara Sankramana (Sankranthi)...More

1  Thank vishwakumarmc
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This is very quiet and holy place. It is a shiva temple. Very holy place. Payed our holy respects in this temple.

Thank reubenranjanfern2017
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Visited the place long back in and again in 2018, Its one of the must visit place for every Siva devotee

Thank PrasadB196
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Our next destination is Bangalore’s Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple. This temple has many features that will take you by amazement. Built in  century, this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is also popular as the Gavipuram Cave temple. Coming to the unique features of this...More

1  Thank akhilchandu
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Popular with locals, not as much with tourists. Ancient cave temple with lot of history. A must visit for every localite and tourist alike. The auto rickshaws here can be less than friendly, do preplan your commute vehicle, there will be limited parking as well....More

Thank shruthi v
Reviewed 3 June 2018

A Visit to Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple.., is very nice, and is in side the cave, and is natural. temple has timings.

Thank Basagouda P
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Response from abhinandanbr | Reviewed this property |
No Entry Fees.. So Not all places rip foreigners..
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Response from Kaustubh H | Reviewed this property |
Yup. It's open on all days. I would guess that it will be open during morning hours from 9am-1pm and again in the evening from 4-8pm. I had visited after 4 pm. So I don't know correctly the timings. U can contact them. There... More