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Dodda Basavana Gudi is situated in Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi, area of South Bengaluru, part of the largest city of the Indian state of Karnataka. The Hindu temple is inside a park called Bugle Rock. The bull referred to is a sacred Hindu demi-god, known as Nandi; Nandi is a close devotee and attendant of Shiva. Dodda Basavana Gudi is said to be the biggest temple to Nandi in the world. Wikipedia


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Bangalore city tour with a guide in private car and lunch

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Basavanagudi, Bangalore

Bangalore city tour is a day trip in Bangalore organized in a private vehicle to the best places to visit in Bangalore. The highlights include a visit to 240 acre Lalbagh Botanical Garden built by the legendary Hyder Ali in 1760 and the famous Bull temple at Basavanagudi with a 4.5x6.5 metre idol which has been carved out of a single rock. The experience also includes  Vidhan Soudha the architectural marvel, The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple and the Tudor style Bangalore Palace built by the Mysore Kings. This is an all-inclusive trip where we take care of transport,  lunch, activities and the services of a full-time tour guide.

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Bull temple layout Heritage walk

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This 3-hour curated walk lets you explore one of Bangalore's first extensions called as  Basavanagudi which is more than 120 years old.  Learn more about the history of Bangalore after the rule of it's founder, the king Kempe Gowda.  On this walk  you get to explore a few temples, some parks and also the local market. Included is a traditional South Indian breakfast/snack at an iconic restaurant in this neighborhood.

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Cook and Dine with a local in a Heritage Home in Bangalore

Basavanagudi, Bangalore

There are many cuisines that you can dine and enjoy in Bengaluru but the best way to experience the local life & food of the city is by interacting with locals and having interesting conversations over authentic and regional food. Meet Suma and Soumya, who invite you to their 80-year old ancestral home in Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, where you will get to experience and enjoy a hidden culinary treasure of India - Karunadu Oota. 'Karu' means black while 'Nadu' translates to region, and 'Oota' translates to meal. It is the regional cuisine of Karnataka where dishes are prepared using the grains and pulses that are grown in the black soil of the region. It is a cherished cuisine among Bangaloreans and the mother-in-law and daughter-in-law duo are preparing a lovely meal and also inviting you into their kitchen to try your hand at making these simple dishes, boasting of robust flavours. The whole experience can last about 2-4 hours.

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