Saturday, November 15, 2008

Bangalore Temples

Bangalore is home for huge number of temples and they attract large number of devotees from across the country. Some of these temples are very old and they reflect the ancient history, heritage, culture and history. These temples with their ornate carvings on the walls and stone pillars stone pillars, beautiful statues have become popular tourist attractions of the city. Majority of temples in the city are dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva.

For example, the Venkataramanswamy Temple is more than 300 years old. It is built in the Dravidian style. Each of the temples in Bangalore are known for their own unique architecture and religious importance. Some of the temples are very popular among the tourists. There are some which are not so famous due to lack of awareness among the people of their heritage.


Some of the popular temples in the city are:

14 comments:

sandeep said...

thanks for the list rajesh, may be u shud do a series on these temples. will look forward to more details

Indrani said...

I have visited some of them.
This list is worth saving.

Rajesh said...

Sandeep, Indrani,
Thank You, I will post more details on temples as and when I collect them.

rinelle said...

awesome! wishing you all the best in 2010! mine is up. see yah.

Rajesh said...

Thanks for the appreciation.

Mara said...

My tongue is in knots now, trying to pronounce those names!

Sylvia K said...

Gorgeous night time shot, Rajesh, love the colors! Have a great week!

Sylvia

Jingle said...

t for temples,
that's peace and love in mind,
Cool entry!

Roger Owen Green said...

TERRIFIC idea for a T post.


On behalf of the ABC Wednesday team, thank you! - ROG

Granny Smith said...

Lovely nighttime photo. I would love to visit all the temples and feel sad that I am too old and wheelchair confined. Thank you for sharing them!

Jay said...

Such beautiful buildings they are, too! Love the night shot!

Ann said...

India probably have more temples than any where else in the world. There are some Indian temples in Auckland.

Anna said...

Wonderful night time photo! Temple is indeed a very good T-word!

Best wishes,
Anna

Anna's Ts

Rajesh said...

Mara, Sylvia, Jingle, Roger, Smith, Jay, Ann, Anna: Thanks for the appreciation.