Monday, April 14, 2014

Bhoganandishwara Temple Complex, Nandi

Just 60 kms away from Bangalore at the foot of Nandi hills there is a little known small village Nandi. This place has architectural wonder in Dravidian style in the form of Bhoganandishwara Temple Complex. This magnificent temple complex is definitely worth a visit.



The temple complex comprises of many shrines and other beautiful structures. The complex is first constructed in 9th century and new additions were made till 13th century. They are:

There are many sculptures in the temple. One of the interesting sculpture is stone umbrella.



34 comments:

Janet Shaw said...

The stone umbrella is interesting! Thank you for sharing:)

eileeninmd said...

Rajesh, thank for the tour of Nandi. The umbrella like sculpture is wonderful. Great post!

Karen said...

A beautiful place in a beautiful setting!

Muza-chan said...

Beautiful...

R Niranjan Das said...

Nice post.

EG CameraGirl said...

Very unusual umbrella!

Sonja Hoyt said...

Love that kind of architecture!

ladyfi said...

Nice shots.

Barb said...

Hi Rajesh, That looks like a bustling place. I always love seeing the intricate stone work.

Carver said...

That's a beautiful temple.

Sylvia K said...

Such a wonderful, historical place, Rajesh, and terrific captures as always! And, as always, thanks for the history you include! Fascinating! Have a great week!

Fun60 said...

A stone umbrella. Love it.

carol l mckenna said...

Very informative post and lovely photos for OWT ~ I am always amazed at the number of temples ~ Happy Week to you ~ xoxo

artmusedog and carol (A CreativeHarbor)

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful temple, Rajesh, and great captures as always!! Thank you for sharing!!

Christa atCedarmereFarm said...

You are right, the architecture is amazing. I am fascinated by the complexity of the sculptures. Thank you for sharing your fabulous photos.

Christian Weiß said...

Interesting place.

Photo Cache said...

the wide courtyard is a feature i like in palaces i saw when i visited india. lovely temples, as usual.

marisol@travelingsolemates said...

Hi Jaresh, Amazing temple complex and really interesting architectures.

Birgitta said...

Very nice and interesting photos!

Gattina said...

Amazing architecture ! so different from ours !

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islandwonder said...

India has got so many great features.

Reader Wil said...

Hi Rajesh! Thanks for introducing this beautiful place to us!
Have a great week!
Wil, ABCW Team

Nabanita said...

beautiful captures...


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Roger Owen Green said...

an impressive structure
ROG, ABCW

Marcy said...

aNother magNificeNt temple!!

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Susan Moore said...

There are so many beautiful sculptures in India, thanks for showing us some of the sculptures of Nandi!

Hildred said...

Thank you for a lovely post, - beautiful architecture and sculptures.

AmitAag said...

Very interesting!

Lisa said...

There are so many fascinating places in this world. Thank you for introducing us to this one!

Jeevan said...

Nice photos! Amazing stone umbrella...I guess I have visited this temple but only my parents went inside.

Tanya Breese said...

wonderful!

Yogi Saraswat said...

That's a beautiful temple.

Abhijit Ray said...

Nice picture with mountain in the background. I love it.