Get lost in Hindu religion and culture on this walking tour of the temples of Bengaluru. Discover its history and traditions as you visit the city's most important sacred sites with an expert guide.
Bengaluru Temples Walking Tour Itinerary
Meet your local English-speaking guide at the scheduled time by the main entrance to the Ramakrishna Math, a Hindu monastic organisation founded in the 19th century. These days the order has more than a hundred branches in India and throughout the rest of the world, including in the United States, Argentina, France and Japan.
Explore inside the monastic complex, visiting the museum and the impressive library collection at the Ramakrishna Math, while you hear about its origins and beliefs.
Continue your guided tour of the temples of Bengaluru, learning more about the culture and rituals surrounding one of the world's largest religions: Hinduism. You'll see some of the city's most important places of worship, including Sri Gavi Gangadhareshwara Swamy, a fascinating 16th century rock-cut cave temple, and Ramanjaneya Gudda, which is crowned by a huge statue of Hanuman, the god of Bangalore, hugging the Hindu deity Rama.
Having learnt the secrets of the Hindu religion, its multiple deities and fascinating traditions, you'll make the final stop on your tour, visiting Shree Dodda, also known as Nandhi Temple, a shrine dedicated to the sacred bull, the companion of the Hindu god Shiva.
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Children under 4 years oldFree
The tour is exclusively in English.
Local professional English speaking guide.
Transport during the tour should it be needed.
Hot drink in a traditional cafe.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up until the previous day (9:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
Main entrance of Ramakrishna Math.