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Bull temple layout Heritage walk provided by Bengaluru By Foot

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Overview
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.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Vidyarthi Bhavan
    32, Gandhi Bazaar Main Rd, Gandhi Bazaar, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004, India
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    Bull Temple
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    Visit the famous temple to marvel at a huge statue.
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  • You'll end at
    Gavipuram Extention
    Gavipuram Extention, Kempegowda Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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Important Information
Departure Point
Vidyarthi Bhavan, 32, Gandhi Bazaar Main Rd, Gandhi Bazaar, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004, India
Duration
3h
Return Details
Gavipuram Extention, Kempegowda Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Private local guide
  • Breakfast [Morning]
  • Snacks [Evening]
  • Breakfast
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Bull Temple
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks, except breakfast for the morning tour option
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Price is fixed per group with a minimum of 1 person per tour
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please dress modestly
  • For breakfast only: Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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AriZ wrote a review Dec 2019
Westborough, Massachusetts3 contributions1 helpful vote
Mr. Mansoor Ali from Bangalore by Foot is a very knowledgeable and interesting guide who loves his city and knows a lot about Bangalore. Highly recommended tour during which you get to see really interesting places you could not find on your own.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from BenByfoot, General Manager at Bull temple layout Heritage walk
Responded 8 Jan 2020
Hi, So glad to hear you liked the tour. Thank you for the kind words too. Hope to see you in future on another tour. Warm regards, Adam
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Nitin Aamlani wrote a review Jan 2019
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Our Family (Wife, Parents and I) had an opportunity to participate in a Heritage Walk with Bengaluru by Foot (Mr.Mansoor). The walk started with an interesting introduction about the history of Bengaluru City that featured Kempegowda Maharaj, British Era and more. We had the
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from BenByfoot, Owner at Bull temple layout Heritage walk
Responded 5 Feb 2019
Dear Nitin, Dear Simon, It was a pleasure to have you with us on our tour & thank you for the kind words. We are starting new walks in March & you are most welcome to join us on those. Warm regards, M.Ali
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lakjoth wrote a review Aug 2018
623 contributions47 helpful votes
At bull temple road, it is a great view of superb temples and it is a peaceful place. The heritage walk takes you through the wonderful part of Bengaluru , and is really really enjoyable.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Kimberly T wrote a review Apr 2018
Kennesaw, Georgia188 contributions9 helpful votes
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Mansoor is the best tour guide. I took a tour with him last year which was also amazing. This tour takes you through places you could not experience by car. I greatly enjoyed all the sights along the walk. We also enjoyed the world’s best Dosa breakfast!
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Response from BenByfoot, Owner at Bull temple layout Heritage walk
Responded 7 May 2018
Dear Madam, It was a pleasure to have you walk with us. Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you soon on another tour the next time you come to town.
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Varsha P wrote a review Apr 2018
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After breakfast in a place that I read about in Janaki Nair's book on the history of Bangalore metropolis to a short cut and walk through the bat sprinked park and watch tower we made our way to the Basvangudi (Nandi temple) and to other equally fascinating and serene temples of
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Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from BenByfoot, Owner at Bull temple layout Heritage walk
Responded 7 May 2018
Dear Madam, It was a honor to have you walk with us. Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you soon on another tour in a few years from now. Regards, M.A
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Great walk
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Highlight of time in Bangalore
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Amazing insights into OLd Bangalore
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Wonderful morning in the city
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Great way to spend a cool afternoon in Bangalore!
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Excellent start to a Sunday Morning
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Lovely walk
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