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Address: Kammasandra Village, India

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Lakhs of Shivalingas at one place

Today we have visited Kotilingeshwara Temple, Kolar. It is about 100 mins journey from Bangalore via road. A must visit temple for all the devotees of Lord Shiva. You will not see... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Jayakumar B
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Bengaluru, India

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is worshipped in Linga form here. The uniqueness of this temple is that there are several small and big Shivalingas here. As of now, there are around 90 Lakhs plus Shivalinga. The plan is to build 1 crore Shivalinga and hence the temple is called Kotilingeswara which means crore lingas.

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Thank Rajesh k
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Today we have visited Kotilingeshwara Temple, Kolar. It is about 100 mins journey from Bangalore via road. A must visit temple for all the devotees of Lord Shiva. You will not see any other place with such a huge number of Shivalingas and feel really blessed to have such a wonderful darshan of Lakhs of Shivalingas. Entry fee is Rs... More 

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Thank Jayakumar B
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

To see so many Shiv Lings at one place is just unbelievable. Sight and Experience is breathtaking.it takes almost 2hrs to see all. Enough parking for vehicles,however not enough facility for good food

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Thank rthakkar43
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Blessed to visit this temple on Maha Siva rathri. Once you enter into village , you will find huge car parking space, temple is fully surrounded with cops as huge crowd expected on this day. Looks like in normal days there won't be that crowd. It took 30 mins to visit all 3 important temples in the premises , normal... More 

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3 Thank Munikumar R
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Visited this place after visiting Chikka Tirupati. It takes around 2hrs 15min to reach this place from Chikka Tirupati. 1) This place has good parking facility. 2) One can observe that many people have installed Shiv-Lingas, even politicians. 3) This place also has a Balaji Temple inside and is good. 4) Entry fee is Rs.20 per head 5) One can... More 

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1 Thank Siddhu87
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Kotilingeshwara Temple is the famous temple of Lord Lingeshwara and is situated in the Kolar district of Karnataka on the Bangarapet-Bethamangala road. It is very easily reachable from Bangalore via Kolar. The temple is famous for the numerous and uncountable shiva-lings in the temple premises. It is said that there are lakhs and lakhs of lingas installed there with many... More 

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1 Thank Pankaj A
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

It is about 100km from Bangalore. Roads pretty good. Temple was too crowded when we went on Jan1st 2017. Not good hotels near the temple premises although you will find few dabas . Foods were ok. Carry enough water. It took hours for us to reach.

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2 Thank Pavan K
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We visited this temple with lot of hopes but disappointed.I personally would love to visit Shiva temple. My personal suggestion to people who want to go there, 1.Carry your own food including water since no good food outlets available. 2.Higly commercial place and you shall visit once for the sake of visiting. 3.The area around is also not very good.... More 

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Kotilingeshwara Its the wonderful temple near KGF it has approx 1crore statues of Linga (Lord Shiva) with one Big Statue of Linga And Nandini The nature in that locality is very good... 😊😊

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Takes 3 hours to reach from Bangalore. Own transport recommended. No decent hotels after Kolar. No hotels after Mulbagal. Road till Mulbagal is 4 lane. 2 lane thereafter till the temple. Better to visit in evenings, 4-6 pm. Can spend 1 hour Max inside the temple.

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