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Kurudumale Ganesha Temple
Kurudumale, a sacred place near Mulbagal is one of the important tourist destinations in Kolar district. Kurudumale is located at a distance of 10 km from Mulbagal. It is believed that, Kurudumale is the place where Devas would descend from the heavens for recreation on earth.
Kurudumale is famous for the Lord Ganesha temple built by Vijayanagar rulers. The ganesha temple in Kurudumale is considered to be very powerful. As per the legends, the idol of Lord Ganesh in the Ganesh Temple was installed by Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara (Lord Shiva).
The giant 13.5 ft idol of kurudumale Ganesha attracts thousands of visitors from the surrounding states.
Half of the temple has different style of carving, believed to have been done by the legendary artist Jakanachari and the other half is believed to have been carved by his son Dankanachari.
There is another temple dedicated to Lord Someshwara (Lord Shiva) is also situated in Kurudumale.
Distance from Kurudumale
Bangalore: 110 km
How to get there
Nearest Airport: Bangalore.
Road: Kurudumale is well connected by roads. Kurudumale can be easily accessed from Mulbagal by road on the Bangalore - Kolar - Mulbagal Road.
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