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Humongous effort to build this temple

This place is done with a huge effort, hats-off to the Idea. Reaching this place is not difficult... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Bengaluru, India
Pilgrim place

Place with numerous Shiva lingam and two big lingams having attractions. This place is well... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Tumkur, India
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“shiva lingas”(18 reviews)
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Kammasandra, India
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Reviewed 29 August 2011

In mid August 2011 we went to see the Kotilingeshwara temple in Kamasandra village( Kolar district of Karnataka) We boarded a train from Bangalore city Jn. to Bangarapet, It took about a hour since we travelled in an express train. From Bangarapet few buses are...More

40  Thank NatureDiary
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Reviewed 31 January 2015

"Koti" in Sanskrit means 10 million and that's the aim of the temple, to have 10 million shiva lingas of Lord Shiva, with donation from people. It's worth a visit, but if you're looking for a spiritually secluded place, you'll be disappointed. This is a...More

12  Thank nishitd
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Pretty near to Bangalore. Around 100 kms. Roads are good except the last stretch of 20 kms. Place looks good on the first trip. Lot many lingas at one place. Very different from other temples u can see. But did I call it as Temple?...More

7  Thank ArjunMS
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We thought to go for a short trip on a rainy day from Bangalore and finally decided to go Kotilingeshwara temple as its family trip in month of August. We started at 7:30 PM from Bangalore, GPS shows 98 kms and 2:30 Hrs. Route we...More

1  Thank ashusfs82
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This place is done with a huge effort, hats-off to the Idea. Reaching this place is not difficult, you need to pay 20 rupees for the entry. After entering inside the temple you will start seeing thousands of Shiv Lingas, as of now it is...More

1  Thank Damodaramt
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We have started the trip in early morning from bangalore cant @7.10 by train. Fare is only 20rs and it took around 2 hours to reach Coromandel which is near by station to kotilingeshwara temple and it is 5 km away from station. So we...More

5  Thank Vivek A
Reviewed 28 May 2018

It is an amazing place and just 100 kms from Bangalore. Roads are amazingly good while travelling to the same. After leaving the highway road gets narrow but good enough to drive. I was there on a sunny hot day that limits the us to...More

2  Thank AkashMaurya
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This place is just good to visit once. Fully commercialised. Priests are just o loot you. We started from Koramangala(Blr) at 9:30 AM. Took the Kolar toll route via kolar bypass. NH route is superb. Its around 60 KM. Then around 30 KM SH. That...More

6  Thank Nishant_sngl
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I went to Kotilingeshwara Temple. Kotilingeshwara Temple is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Kotilingeshwara temple is a modern marvel that is still developing with the efforts of devotees. About eleven small temples of various deities are constructed within the premises. It is great...More

2  Thank Footprints727663
Reviewed 28 February 2018

This place is good for a one-day visit. However, the temple is commercial and you can feel priests and staff waiting to loot you. Parking and facilities are not maintained well. This place was most popular before 6-7 years but it has lost its charm...More

3  Thank Hemanth k
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Place with numerous Shiva lingam and two big lingams having attractions. This place is well connected with road and nearby railway station is Bangarpete

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Kotilingeswara temple is around 120 Km from Bengaluru and few KM ahead of Kolar on the right. The Roads are good for long drive and beautiful scenery all around. There are ample restaurant on the way.Thefirst one is Nandi Grand and good for breakfast, though...More

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needhi p
25 January 2017|
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Hi, There is no Phone numbers of the temple, but i found this one and it may help you. Phone +91-80-22270719 Mobile +91-9845057719 Goto himavadgopalaswamy website and there you will find the contacts given above, maybe... More